Lessons From Down Under: Supporting Indigenous Stewardship

By Land Needs Guardians.CA. -

Indigenous Guardians across the country are managing lands and waters, protecting important animals like salmon and caribou and ensuring development occurs responsibly. We are caring for lands [...]

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 [...]

Indigenous Women Lead Land Struggle Against Wealthiest People In The US

By The Red Nation. -

While the United States shudders in the shambles of another election year, whether from a collective sigh of relief or fear of what’s to come, a different system of governance blooms in a swath [...]

Indigenous Land Defenders Shut Down Port Access

By Ben Miljure, BC CTV News. -

Vancouver, BC - A group of Indigenous land defenders have taken over the intersection of East Hastings Street and Clark Drive in Vancouver, blocking one of the access routes to the Port of [...]

Open Letter From Williams Family About Police Intimidation At Land Back Lane

By the Williams Family, Yellowhead Institute. -

About a hundred years ago, in 1927, when First Nation peoples were increasingly organizing land claims, the federal government amended the Indian Act to make it illegal for anyone to fundraise [...]

Police Use Violence Against Land Defenders At Land Back Lane

By Christopher Curtis, Ricochet Media. -

Six Nations, Ontario - An argument between police and land defenders erupted in violence Thursday when officers tried to arrest someone outside a protest camp on Haudenosaunee [...]

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 [...]

Toronto: Rally For Six Nations Members Arrested In Land Dispute

By Muriel Draaisma, CBC.ca. -

Hundreds of people demonstrated outside of the office of the Ontario ministry of Indigenous affairs in Toronto on Saturday to show support for members of Six Nations of the Grand River arrested [...]

Haudenosaunee Land Defenders Call For Peace And Safety

By Brent Patterson, PBI Canada. -

On August 20, the land defenders at 1492 Land Back Lane tweeted: “We call on our allies to continue to amplify our demand for peace and safety.” These Six Nations land defenders began a [...]

Berta Cáceres In Her Own Words

By Asís Castellanos and Adrienne Pine, Toward Freedom. -

Much of what has been written about Lenca/Honduran activist Berta Cáceres has focused on her identifications as an Indigenous woman and as an environmentalist. While neither is false, those two [...]

Report: How Many Environmental Activists Were Killed Last Year

The year 2019 was the most dangerous on record for environmental activists, a new report says. Every day around the world, people stand up to companies exploiting land for profit, felling [...]