Over 50 Line 3 Pipeline Protesters Arrested Outside Governor’s Residence

By Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. -

St. Paul, MN – Over 50 water protectors protesting Line 3 were arrested, some violently, outside the Minnesota Governor’s Residence in St. Paul on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Those arrested were [...]

Indigenous Organizers Defend Menominee River

By Carol Amour, In These Times. -

The Menominee River forms Wisconsin’s Northeastern border with Michigan, winding for about 120 miles and opening into Lake Michigan’s Green Bay. About thirty-five miles from the mouth of the [...]

Water Protector Steve Martinez Released From Grand Jury Detention

By Chris Schiano, Unicorn Riot. -

Bismarck, ND – On March 3, Steve Martinez was jailed at the Burleigh County Detention Center after refusing to testify before a secret federal grand jury investigating 2016 protests against the [...]

Indigenous Water Protector Jailed For Refusing To Cooperate With Grand Jury

By Water Protector Legal Collective. -

Bismarck, North Dakota - Water Protector Steve Martinez is confined in Burleigh County Detention Center after refusing, on principle, to give testimony before a federal grand jury. This Grand [...]

Water Protectors Chain Themselves Inside Enbridge Line 3 Pipe

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams. -

Minnesota - Water protectors were arrested Thursday after halting construction at a Minnesota worksite for Enbridge's Line 3 project by locking themselves together inside a pipe [...]

Indigenous Peoples’ Victory: Largest Dam Removal In The World

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

After nearly two decades, Indigenous Peoples win an agreement for the largest dam removal in the world. Four of the six dams on the Klamath River in California and Oregon will be taken down, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Long-Awaited Win For Water Protectors

By Water Protector Legal Collective. -

On Thursday, September 10, 2020, in a long-awaited ruling, United States District Court Judge Daniel Traynor (District of North Dakota) allowed a lawsuit challenging law enforcement’s 2016 use of [...]

Water Protectors Make Minnesota’s Line 3 Pipeline The Next Target Of Resistance

By Stellan Vinthagen, Waging Nonviolence. -

The fight for self-governance on White Earth: The Line 3 pipeline will bring tar sands oil — the worst kind of dirty fossil fuel — from Canada through the United States. It will pass through over [...]

Guatemalan Water Protectors Persist, Despite Mining Company Threats

By Jen Moore, Inequality.org. -

Guatemala - The hard work of protecting water and land from the long-term harms associated with gold and silver mining takes place daily on the frontlines of tenacious struggles throughout Latin [...]

Bemidji, MN: Water Protectors Lock To Enbridge Office Gates, Work Halted

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Bemidji, MN — In the early morning, 6 water protectors locked to the gates of a key Enbridge office in Bemidji, MN in protest of proposed tar sands pipeline project Line 3. 2 chained their necks [...]

Water Protectors Protest At Enbridge Drill Site On Mississippi River

By Anonymous Contributor, Itsgoingdown.org -

(Ball Bluff, MN) On March 22nd, members of the Ginew Collective supported by Northfield Against Line 3 exposed an Enbridge drilling worksite on the eastern shore of the Mississippi River on the [...]

Minnesota: Water Protectors Confront Enbridge About MMIW, Line 3

By Anonymous, Itsgoingdown.org -

Enbridge, in its ongoing efforts to coerce the Fond du Lac band of Ojibwe with “economic incentives,” was holding a job fair and business development seminar at the band’s casino in Carlton, [...]

The War For Survival

By Leonard Peltier, Counterpunch.org -

Well here it is, sorry to say, another year, and I’m still writing to you from a prison cell. I am still in pain from my illnesses with no knowledge of whether I will ever get treatments for [...]

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