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#INMroots Spring Actions from the Aamazon to the Arctic

Welcome to #INMroots Number Eight!   The goal of the #INMroots newsletter is to share news stories that promote Indigenous rights and sovereignty and the protection of land and water. The newsletter will share our stories and actions, and honour resistance, while celebrating the world that we are protecting. Read more
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United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Youth Suicide and Self-Harm and the recommendations made by Native Youth

It was very powerful to watch a group of Teens aged 14-18 from the Seneca Nation who go to Salamanca High School make a recommendation to the Chairwoman of the United Nations Forum. We in the audience were so powerfully moved that the much of the room rose to stand... Read more
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Academics' Letter to the Partners, Associates, and Affiliated Entities of the Thirty Meter Telescope Project

Open letter to the Partners, Associates, and Affiliated Entities of the Thirty Meter Telescope Project. You are representatives of the California Institute of Technology (CalTech), University of California, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Association of Canadian Universities... Read more
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Emergency in Brazil

Today, the native peoples of the Amazon and the Amazon itself are in great danger. On Tuesday 19 May 2015 a bid will be made to legislatively usurp the legal rights of the indigenous peoples of Brazil to their land. The only indigenous land that is still protected by the... Read more
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Neenanew Oshkapewisak - "The Helpers" Walk from Cochrane to Ottawa

We are, all of us, the HELPERSIn 2008, Prime Minister Stephen Harper made a formal apology to the people of Canada regarding the impact of Residential Schools on native culture and life. This apology set into motion an avenue by which survivors of the Residential Schools could access compensation. These... Read more
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Support Winnipeg's Got Bannock Lady

Over the last year Althea Guiboche has run out of money and run out of baking supplies, but she has never stopped giving away free bread and soup to the city’s homeless every week. Got Bannock is all-volunteer, and whether we can make and deliver food to the people in a...
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Tiny American Indian Tribal Nation involved with International Tribal Diplomacy

Tribes around the world are facing loss of land and life, horrible crimes committed against them. They are facing the same fate many other tribes have faced, like the tribes of North America. A tiny American Indian native nation, the Weapemeoc, has found itself in the middle of this international... Read more
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‘Shell No!’ Indigenous activists to confront Shell to end Arctic drilling at shareholder meetings in Netherlands and London

Media Advisory - ‘Shell No!’ Indigenous activists to confront Shell to end Arctic drilling at shareholder meetings in Netherlands and London Photos and media interviews available: Suzanne Dhaliwal +447772694327 @notarsands suzanne@no-tar-sands.org Monday, May 18 2015. A delegation of female indigenous activists are making their way to the Shell Annual General Meeting in the Hague... Read more
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Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation response to NDP Majority Victory in Alberta

The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) are ecstatic with the results of the last nights election ushering in a new NDP majority government in Alberta.  It is clear that Albertans also want change and we are encouraged this government will take the time to do the proper assessments that evoke... Read more
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Committee for Future Generations Experience the World Uranium Symposium 2015 in Quebec City

By Candyce Paul From April 14 – 16, 2015 Kirstin Scansen, Marius Paul and Candyce Paul, of Committee for Future Generations, participated in this important conference, with professionals and grassroots indigenous people from 20 countries and 5 continents. The Cree of Eeyou Istchee were one of the primary sponsors. They... Read more
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May 1st Action against forced closures in Australia

These photos were taken in Moruya, New South Wales, one of hundreds of local and regional protests against the forced closures of Aboriginal Communities:

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#INMroots Resistance in the Blood

Welcome to #INMroots Number Seven!   The goal of the #INMroots newsletter is to share news stories that promote Indigenous rights and sovereignty and the protection of land and water. The newsletter will share our stories and actions, and honour resistance, while celebrating the world that we are protecting.   We... Read more
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