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 [...]