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 [...]

Water Protectors Lock-Down Dallas Mansion Of Kelcy Warren, CEO Of Energy Transfer Partners

By L'Eau est la Vie, Earthfirstjournal.org -

DALLAS, TEXAS 10/19 – On Friday morning, Water Protectors locked themselves to gates at the entrance of the residence of Kelcy Warren, CEO and Chairman of Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), [...]

Energy Transfer Partners’ Security Team Sinks Water Protectors’ Boats

By Dahr Jamail, Truthout.org -

Monday morning, an Energy Transfer Partners security team sank two boats carrying approximately 15 water protectors and members of the media at a Bayou Bridge Pipeline construction site. A press [...]

Forcible Arrest Of Water Protectors At Illegal Pipeline Construction Site In Louisiana

By Emma Fiala, Mintpressnews.com -

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) is the same company responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which was met with significant resistance from the local indigenous population in North [...]

Red Fawn Fallis And The Felony Of Being Attacked By Cops

By Linda Ford, Counterpunch.org -

What happened to Standing Rock water protector Red Fawn Fallis is what has happened to many women political dissenters who go up against Big Government/Corporate power. After she was viciously [...]

[Act Out! 169] – The Latest Water Protector Battles + Monsanto’s First Day In Court

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Monsanto has avoided jury trials for years. Despite continuously mounting evidence to show that glyphosate, a main ingredient in many of their products, causes cancer, they’ve avoided having to [...]

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