Indigenous Woman Occupying WA State Capitol Lawn Arrested

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In the pre-dawn hours of the fourth day of an indigenous-led occupation of the State Capitol grounds in Olympia, WA, one Native American woman was taken out of a “tarpee” (a contemporary teepee) [...]

Indigenous Women Activists Occupy Washington State Capitol

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Seven indigenous women and several earth defenders have occupied the Washington State Capitol to address climate change and native treaty rights as the state legislature opens for session. The [...]

Indigenous Women Occupy Washington State Capitol Lawn

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Sitting in a tarpee erected outside the Capitol Building in the US state of Washington, seven Indigenous women and their supporters have vowed to stay put. They will stay until they are either [...]

Mexico: Indigenous Women Fight Femicide With Hip Hop

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By Staff of Tele Sur - Through music they are denouncing the stealing of their lands and violence against women. Indigenous women arrived in Mexico City to present their work defending their [...]

Native American Women Going After Europe’s Banks To Divest From Oil

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By Shannan Stoll for The Nation - Last December, calls to defund the Dakota Access pipeline and “Stand with Standing Rock” led individuals to divest millions of dollars from banks extending [...]

3 Historical Native American Women You Might Not Know

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By Dina Gilio-Whitaker for Indian Country Today - In the category of “famous Native American women,” everyone has heard of Pocahontas and Sacajawea. Both—but especially Pocahontas—have been [...]

‘We All Know Someone’ Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women

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By Mary Annette Pember for Rewire - "It’s a hard struggle when a member of your family passes away. But this Day of Awareness can mean that her memory will live on forever.” This piece is [...]

Indigenous Women Of Standing Rock Issue Heartbreaking Plea For Help Ahead Of Evacuation

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By Claire Lampen for News Mic - With just over a day to go before the evacuation deadline arrives at North Dakota's Oceti Sakowin camp, protesters at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation have [...]

Indigenous Women Walk Length Of Potomac River

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By Anne Meador for DC Media Group - It wasn’t easy to catch up with Barbara Baker-larush as she walked briskly along the C&O Canal through Georgetown. Even on this magnificent autumn day, she [...]

Tragedy Of Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women In Canada

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By Staff of Truth Dig - Alex Cywink speaks quietly about his sister, Sonya Nadine Mae, in a diner on College Street in Toronto. He’s taking a break from helping his friend with his fresh-fish [...]

Canada Launches Investigation Into Murdered & Missing Indigenous Women

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By Jillian Kestler-D'Amours for Aljazeera - Toronto, Canada - Canada has announced the details of a long-awaited federal inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Canadian [...]

No One Knows How Many Native Women Have Disappeared

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By Mary Annette Pember for Rewire - Although Trudi Lee was only 7 when her big sister went missing back in 1971, she wept when she talked about that traumatic event 45 years later. “Sometimes I [...]

Women On Front Lines Fighting Fracking In Bakken Oil Shale Formations

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Emily Arasim and Osprey Orielle Lake for Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network - “The Bakken” is a shale formation that spans some 25,000 square miles and covers much of western North Dakota, [...]

A Native Reflection On International Women’s Day

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By Kelly Hayes for Transformative Spaces - Today is International Women’s Day, and I expect to see a great many posts about women who have changed the world. And even though I am sure there will [...]

“No More Stolen Sisters”

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By Sarah Scott for Radical Women - “Even though the grave has silenced my granddaughter’s voice, I will continue to speak for her,” vows Renee Hess of Helyna Rivera, a Mohawk woman who was [...]

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