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Grassroots Secwepemc Warrior Women Update

Secwepemc Grassroots Women at Imperial Metals AGM "Mining is new warfare tactic being waged on Indigenous Peoples. Imperial Metals has committed mass ecocide on our Secwepemc Homelands, devastating a major salmon run and population that tens of thousands of Indigenous Peoples depend on. This company is still discharging mass amounts... Read more
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Idle No More Opaskwayak Cree Nation says NO to C-51

INM organizers and local community members from Opaskwayak Cree Nation, the town of The Pas and the surrounding region met on Saturday, May 30 to express their opposition to the impending Bill C-51.  (photo credit: Idle No More)
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From Our Ancestors

In a rapidly dwindling community forest the people of Pandumaan & Sipituhuta have put up a strong fight to stop the growth of monoculture eucalyptus plantations. But the aggressive actions of the company & its close alignment with local politicians & the police have led this struggle down a dark...
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Join Cooperation Jackson for the Summer of Our Power Southern People’s Movement Assembly for a Just Transition

A 2015 US Social Forum and Climate Justice Alliance Southern Assembly Friday, June 26th – Sunday, June 28th, 2015 Climate change is not a looming future threat, it is a clear and present danger, and it is already threatening the livelihoods, living conditions, and life chances of historically oppressed peoples... Read more
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Nihígaal bee Iiná stand with Apache Stronghold at Oak Flat

Nihígaal bee Iiná were asked by the Apache Stronghold to do food support this past weekend for their Oak Flat occupation festivities and cooked for at least 400 people (team work makes the dream work!) Thank you to our Apache relatives for the appreciation dinner. We look forward to standing in... Read more
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Walk to End Violence

On March 28 David James Taylor, Missisauga Ojibway from Curve Lake First Nation, along with a group of people from various nations will begin a walk to Ottawa to bring awareness to the over 1200 murdered and missing Indigenous women in Canada. Their goal is to take their concerns to... Read more
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Idle No More at the Toronto Climate, Justice and Jobs March

Wanda Nanibush - March for Climate, Justice & Jobs Launch I want to first acknowledge that we are on the territory that is governed by the one dish with one spoon treaty, which is a treaty that defines this land as a space that we need to share and take... Read more
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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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