Saving The Salmon

By Matt Simmons, The Narwhal. -

Canada - B.C.’s free-entry mining system allows any individual or company to stake a claim — and subsequently explore for minerals on that claim — anywhere in the province that is not already set [...]

Indigenous Youth Rally To Demand Biden Stop Pipelines

By Jen Deerinwater, Truthout. -

On Thursday, the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Sacred Stone Camp on the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation to resist the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), frontline Indigenous youth [...]

Tribal Nations Fight Proposed Gold Mine Near Death Valley

By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times. -

Lone Pine, CA - Perched high in the craggy Inyo Mountains, between the dusty Owens Valley floor and Death Valley National Park, looms a rugged, nearly roadless chunk of desert terrain teeming [...]

A Conversation With Leaders Of The Mayangna Nation

By Stephen Sefton, Alliance for Global Justice. -

In November of 2020, between hurricanes Eta and Iota, Stephen Sefton interviewed Indigenous leaders and others in Nicaragua’s North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region. The interviews mainly [...]

Activists Warn Resumption Of Armed Conflict In Western Sahara

By Abdul Rahman, People's Dispatch. -

The collective of the Sahrawi Human Rights Defenders in Western Sahara (CODESA) has called for global support to save the lives of Sahrawis as occupying Morocco resumed its oppression in the [...]

One Year Anniversary Of Wet’suwet’en Protests, Blockades

By Adam Olsen. -

The protests were a result of the BC NDP’s decision to press ahead with the Coastal GasLink pipeline through the Wet’suwet’en territory using militarized RCMP to enforce their decision. I had [...]

Mary River Mine Protesters End Blockade, Announce Next Steps

By Randi Beers, Nunatsiaq News. -

After a week of blockading an airstrip and road to an iron mine on north Baffin Island, a small group of protesters are packing up their tents. That’s according to protesters’ spokesperson [...]

Protesters Say Mine Expansion Ignores Nunavut Agreement

By Beth Brown, CBC News. -

Protests continue in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, on Saturday, as a two-week environmental hearing on an expansion at the Mary River iron ore mine wraps up.    At noon Saturday, around 50 residents [...]

How The Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Actions Changed Their Lives

By Emily Fagan, The Tyee. -

It was the first week of Kolin Sutherland-Wilson’s final semester at the University of Victoria. But he wasn’t there. Instead, on a chilly January morning in 2020, he sat alone on the front steps [...]

Corporations Battle Apache Tribes To Build North America’s Biggest Copper Mine

By Sue Lannin, ABC News. -

"This place is very holy and religious to us." Wendsler Nosie Senior, an elder of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, is describing his people's land, Oak Flat or Chi'chil Bildagoteel, in the Arizona [...]

Indigenous Land Grab On The Horizon

By Madeline McClure, AFGJ. -

BHP and Rio Tinto, two of the world’s largest resource extraction companies, have earned themselves a solid reputation for obliterating native lands and communities throughout the world. Leaders [...]

California Truth, Healing Council Begins Historic Work

By Kolby KickingWoman, Indian Country Today. -

Two years ago, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a formal apology to tribes in the state for atrocities committed against them and for the history of genocide and oppression they endured. He [...]

Apache Stronghold Lawsuit Over Oak Flat Halts Transfer To Mining Company

By Apache Stronghold, Popular Resistance. -

Apache Stronghold, on behalf of traditional Apache religious and cultural leaders, placed a lien on Oak Flat on Wednesday, January 13, with the Pinal County Recorder’s Office.  The lien prevents [...]

Tribes Mount Organized Responses To COVID-19

By Lisa Hardy, Gwendolyn Saul and Kerry F. Thompson, The Conversation. -

As the months roll by, the pandemic continues to hit Indigenous nations hard. But this phenomenon is not new. Epidemics have been part of colonialism since settlers arrived. Health inequities [...]

Prayer Walk Demands Justice For Native Man Assaulted By US Feds

Native groups have taken to Petroglyphs National Monument in Tiwa Territory, commonly known as Albuquerque, New Mexico, to demand justice for Darrell House, a native man who was brutally tasered [...]

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