Minnesota Returns Land To Lower Sioux Indian Community

By Joseph Choi, The Hill. -

The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) officially returned 114 acres of land to the Lower Sioux Indian Community, four years after the transfer was approved by the state legislature. The Star [...]

Violence Against Indigenous Peoples Is Happening In Plain Sight

By Brandi Morin, Toronto Star. -

It’s been just over one year since the RCMP raided Wet’suwet’en camps along the route of the Coastal Gas Link (CGL) LNG pipeline in Northern B.C. Brandishing guns and tactical gear, the RCMP [...]

Justice In Nicaragua’s North Caribbean Coast

By Telesur English. -

We have prosecuted six cases of usurpation of the communal domain of Indigenous peoples, where people who are not natives of that community misappropriate land of Indigenous peoples. So, how has [...]

Leech Lake Homelands Returned

By Dalton Walker, Indian Country Today. -

Nearly 12,000 acres taken from the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in the 1940s and 1950s will be returned. Legislation that called for the Chippewa National Forest to transfer 11,760 acres to the [...]

Mohawk Families Being Sickened By New Dump

By Christopher Curtis, Ricochet Media. -

Quebec - What would you do if you thought you were being poisoned? What if, for the past year, a rancid smell woke you up in the dead of night and sent you rushing to the bathroom so you [...]

Provinces Crackdown On Indigenous Land Defenders

By The Canadian Press, Energy Mix News. -

Toronto - Months after a group of Haudenosaunee people set up camp on a construction site near Caledonia, Ontario, a provincial court granted Haldimand County an order permanently forbidding [...]

Red House Remains ‘Unceded Territory,’ Portland Family Says

By Zane Sparling, Portland Tribune. -

A local family says their home in Portland's historically-Black Albina neighborhood remains "unceded territory" — despite authorities' vow to remove barricades and enforce what they say is a [...]

Community Wants Justice For Mother Of Three Killed By Teen Driver

By Georgia Fort and Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. -

Saint Paul, MN – A small crowd gathered on the West Side of St. Paul Sunday afternoon to demand justice for a woman who was fatally run over by a teenage driver. According to family and [...]

Mi’kmaq First Nations Coalition Takes Control Of Major Seafood Company

By Kaniehtonkie, Indian Time. -

In a joint statement released by Mi’kmaq Coalition and Premium Brands, the purchase of Clearwater Seafood is being called the single largest investment by Indigenous group. The Halifax-based [...]

California Tribes Oppose Proposed Water Tunnel

By Nanette Deetz, Indian Country Today. -

In early March, just weeks before California shut down due to COVID-19, more than 200 tribal citizens, environmentalists and others gathered in the city of Redding to protest a proposed massive [...]

Our Fight For Quitobaquito

By Hon'mana Seukteoma, Medium. -

Border wall construction is destroying the Sonoran Desert’s most sacred spring. Growing up as a Tohono O’odham woman on my ancestral homelands taught me one thing above all: Take care of the [...]

Halifax Restaurants Take Lobster Off The Menu

By Jesse Thomas, Global News. -

Lobster is a major commodity and popular dish in Atlantic Canada, but there’s now a growing list of restaurants taking the succulent shellfish off its menu. The removal of lobster dishes is a [...]

Massive Rally In Support Of Sipekne’katik Harvesters, Treaty Rights

By Elizabeth McSheffrey, Global News. -

Halifax, Nova Scotia - About a thousand people gathered in Grand Parade on Sunday, singing, drumming and voicing their support for Indigenous harvesters on Nova Scotia’s southwestern shore, who [...]

A Corporate Megafishery Set The Stage For Violent Conflict In Mi’kma’ki

By Robin Tress, Canadians.org. -

Today across the country, people awoke to reeling images of violence and racism carried out against Mi’kmaq fishers. Many people are asking key questions such as why the RCMP has not pro-actively [...]

Lobster Pound Used By Mi’kmaw Destroyed By Fire

By Brent Patterson, PBI Canada. -

Nova Scotia, Canada - Early this morning, a fire destroyed a lobster pound (building/facility) used by Mi’kmaw fishers in the fishing village of Middle West Pubnico, Nova Scotia. Global News [...]