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Lumbee Tribe remains in long quest to gain federal recognition

By The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina is once again looking to Congress to pass a federal recognition bill. The tribe's first documented request for recognition dates to 1885. After decades of lobbying, leaders and members thought they secured federal status with the passage of the Lumbee Act in...
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Fort Good Hope questions value of fracking regulations meeting

By CBC News "Shameful," and "a practical joke" were some of the words used to describe a community consultation in Fort Good Hope, N.W.T., on proposed regulations for hydraulic fracturing Monday night. About 50 people came out to meet a representative for the territorial government who was in town to...
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Lucy Lawless, Naomi Klein join fight against Nunavut seismic testing

By CBC News Opponents of seismic testing off the coast of Nunavut, including community groups in Clyde River, have a fierce new fighter in their corner: Xena the Warrior Princess. The former star of the syndicated TV series, Lucy Lawless, has joined activist and author Naomi Klein and 43 organizations,...
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Hawaii Gov. Announces Construction Stand Down On Sacred Mauna Kea

by Mauna Kea Protectors - Intercontinental Cry APRIL 7, 2015 - We applaud Governor Ige for stepping forward to take some kind of action in this crisis. His call for a one-week halt to TMT’s construction is a victory for the Mauna Kea Protectors, clear evidence that he recognizes the...
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Stop Adani Destroying Our Land And Our Culture

By Adrian Burragubba We, the Wangan and Jagalingou people, are the TRADITIONAL OWNERS of the land in Queensland’s Galilee Basin. Coal company Adani wants to use our ancestral lands for their Carmichael coal mine. We do hereby firmly REJECT a Land Use Agreement with Adani for the Carmichael mine on...
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Yanomami of Brazil Honor Return of Stolen Blood

By Rick Kearns - Indian Country Today Yanomami activists fought to get their blood returned from United States anthropologists who took the samples from Yanomami people in Brazil and Venezuela in the ‘60s and then sent the samples to the U.S. for experiments without their leaders’ consent; the blood was...
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Movement demands justice for Ecuador’s indigenous people

By Fernando Arce - Two Row Times WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 20, Canadian and Indigenous activists will head to Washington, D.C. to join thousands of demonstrators seeking justice for the indigenous and farming communities of Ecuador who have been affected by Chevron Corporation’s pollution. The Canadian Committee in Solidarity...
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UH students and faculty stage a walkout in protest of Mauna Kea telescope

By Pete Caggiano - KITV.COM HONOLULU —A few hundred University of Hawaii students and teachers walked out of class today to protest what they believe to be a desecration of a sacred site. The construction of the controversial 30 meter telescope or TMT at the top of Mauna Kea has...
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Indigenous land defenders protect sacred mountain Mauna Kea

Idle No More supports and acknowledges the Mauna Kea Hui, protecting the Sacred Mauna Kea and surrounding water against construction of a Canadian funded proposal to build a massive 18-story telescope.  The structure will reach 20 feet underground and also  include a  21,000 square foot office building, road and parking... Read more
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#INMroots Reconnecting Through Resistance

Welcome to #INMroots Number Five!  The title of this newsletter “Reconnecting Through Resistance” honours a Saami protest and manifesto.  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... Read more
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The price Saskatchewan women pay for speaking up

While Evie Ruddy was moving in with her partner last year, she was being called an attention whore and feminazi. It was supposed to be happy day for the couple, but was marred by Ruddy’s rise as a target for online trolls. Others online said she should have been shot... Read more
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Unist’ot’en Camp Update

Galiano Island & Unist'ot'en Camp Fundraiser Launch Galiano Island and Unist'ot'en Camp reunite to help kickoff another spectacular project to keep pipelines from entering sovereign and unceded lands. Last year this incredible duo joined forces to design and build a Bunkhouse on one of the territories of the Unist'ot'en. This year... Read more
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