Secwepemc Land Defenders Kanahus Manuel And Isha Jules On Trial

By Brent Patterson, Peace Brigades International. -

On October 19, 2019, Manuel and Tiny House Warrior land defender Isha Jules were charged by the RCMP with mischief when they told construction workers that they did not have consent from the [...]

Colombia: National Strike Joins The Minga As Mobilization Grows

Colombia woke up on Wednesday with a new national strike in the country's main cities, amidst the coronavirus crisis and the increase in the numbers of massacres and murders of social leaders and [...]

Solidarity With Colombia’s Indigenous Minga And National Strike!

By the Alliance for Global Justice. -

Minga is an indigenous concept that means working to build together, doing things in community for the wellbeing of all. The leaders of the Minga are also calling on President Iván Duque to meet [...]

Indigenous Defenders Are Front-Line Essential Workers

By Amy Ede, The Star. -

Canada - Expect to work 24/7 on-site. There are no benefits, no days off, and shelter is not provided. You will likely face threats, violence, criminalization, and arrest. So, why are some of [...]

Members Of Secwépemc Unity Camp Shut Down Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Michael Potestio, Kamloops This Week. -

Canada - Several people were arrested on Thursday (Oct. 15) at the Trans Mountain construction site on Mission Flats in Kamloops. Members of the We, the Secwépemc Unity Camp to Stop the Trans [...]

When Is An obelisk Not Just An Obelisk?

By Elena Ortiz, The Red Nation. -

New Mexico - When I was a child, my dad and I would sometimes walk down to Santa Fe Plaza, especially on cool autumn afternoons. We would get Cokes from Woolworth’s. My father would visit with [...]

Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day By Supporting Indigenous Resistance

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

This weekend, celebration of Indigenous People's Day will replace the federal holiday, Columbus Day, in at least eight states and over 130 cities in 34 states. Along with the toppling of Columbus [...]

Ceremony To Stop A Pipeline

By Amandalina Letterio, Castanet. -

A group of Secwepemc people held a canoe and kayak ceremony Saturday morning in Kamloops in opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project drilling under the Thompson River.   The [...]

New Fossil Fuel Projects Meet Indigenous Resistance

By Randall Hyman, Truthout. -

New Mexico - The spicy pungency of sagebrush filled the air in Greater Chaco, New Mexico, in late July this summer as I watched towering, rain-laden clouds gather across the endless horizon — a [...]

‘People Are Still Putting Their Bodies On The Line To Stop This Pipeline’

By Joseph Bullington, In These Times. -

Bias lived in the anti-pipeline camps for five months and got sev­en state mis­de­meanor charges of their own. Bias has been deal­ing with the gen­er­al legal after­math of Stand­ing Rock ever [...]

Indigenous Peoples Are Using Ancestral Organizing Practices

By Valerie Croft, Inequality.org. -

As the effects of Covid-19 continue to be felt unequally around the globe, Indigenous peoples, such as the Xinka in Guatemala, are finding ways to organize and care for each other, while firmly [...]

Land-Based Ethics And Settler Solidarity In A Time Of Corona And Revolution

By Natalie Avalos, The Arrow. -

Settler colonialism has been defined as a structure, not an event, meaning that settler societies like the U.S., Canada, and Australia endure over time through racist laws and ideologies that [...]

The Struggle For Justice Continues In Post-Coup Bolivia

By Ben Dangl, ROAR Magazine. -

History is in the veins of La Paz, Bolivia, in the archives of the streets, the stains left by burning barricades, the bullet holes that scar government buildings. It marks the city [...]

Confederate Statues And Christopher Columbus Toppled

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

People are showing their anger at the white supremacy and racism that continue in the United States in multiple ways. Confederate statutes have become a target in Richmond, which served as the [...]

Guatemalan Water Protectors Persist, Despite Mining Company Threats

By Jen Moore, Inequality.org. -

Guatemala - The hard work of protecting water and land from the long-term harms associated with gold and silver mining takes place daily on the frontlines of tenacious struggles throughout Latin [...]

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