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Interview with those walking for Nihígaal bee Iiná :: Journey For Existence.

It is our intention to walk throughout the Navajo Nation to document both the beauty of land and people and how this is being desecrated by resource extraction. We will do this through a social media campaign and a documentary films. Along our route, we will visit communities to listen...
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Madii Lii Camp

On Aug. 26, 2014, the hereditary chiefs of the territory declared access to the territory closed to all fracked gas (LNG) pipeline development and other unauthorized industrial activity, and enacted the Luutkudziiwus Territorial Management Plan. Madii Lii is the Lax Yip (territory) of the Wilp (house) of Luutkudziiwus of the Gitxsan... Read more
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Yuct Ne Senxiymetkwe Camp

National Day of Action to STOP Mount Polley Reopening on April 29, 2015 "The Secwepemc Woman Warriors Society calls on all people across the land to use any tactics possible to stand in solidarity with the Secwepemc Peoples eviction of Imperial Metals from their Territory!" Read more
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Ellen Gabriel of Kanehsatà:ke Condems Bill C-51

Since I have not been provided with the opportunity to be a witness in person, I write today as a citizen of the Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) nation from the community of Kanehsatà:ke, whose un-ceded lands continue to be appropriated and stolen through the support of third party interests by Canada. As... Read more
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Wahta Community Fire April Update

Clumsily Stumbling About In mid-March, the Wahta Council sent out a late newsletter and added postings on their website to notify the people of Wahta, the Wahtaronon, of the Council’s intent to have a vote on their “Wahta Mohawks Membership Consultation Plan.” A general community meeting was held on March... Read more
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Chevrons Dirty Hands - Caravan & Updates

We are the Solidarity Committee with the communities affected by Chevron in Ecuador. This is a Canadian campaign to expose the dirty hand of Chevron and learn about the poison this company left in the Ecuadorian Rain Forest. Update about the current legal case in Canada, the recent victory at the... Read more
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Five Years of BP

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Clyde River Solidarity Network

Idle No More Ontario and Amnesty International have announced a solidarity campaign, supporting the Inuit of Clyde River in their struggle against offshore seismic surveys for the oil and gas industry. In addition to the support of Idle No More and Amnesty International, several other organizations have joined the campaign in... Read more
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Urgent Call for Solidarity - Stop Gold Mining in NE Greece by Canadian Company Eldorado Gold

The Canadian "low-cost" gold mining company Eldorado Gold is on the brink of turning one of the last remaining areas of intact old-growth forest in northeastern Greece into a polluted industrial wasteland. Greece's new left-wing Syriza government promised to stop the mining project but has yet to actually do so.... Read more
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Write2Know: Where science meets social and environmental justice

Write2Know (http://write2know.ca) is a activist-research initiative formed out of a collaboration among academics, scientists, activists, NGOs, Aboriginal community groups, and members of the public. It is a response to the recent cancellation of over a hundred Canadian federal research programs, the firing of thousands of federal scientists conducting environmental monitoring... Read more
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Photos from action: Hey CN this is Indian Land!

CN Rail recently showed up at a First Nations water ceremony to serve a respected community member with an injunction. The blessing was supposed to take place on the tracks and was called off by the Elders, but that did not stop CN from interrupting the ceremony with threats and intimidation. This is a threat to everything we have fought for: our ceremonies, our right to be on our land, and the right to be treated with respect. 

The following photos were taken on April 19th across the land to remind CN how many of our territories they pass through, and, of how many of us First Nations there actually are.

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Tsilhqot’in call grizzly hunt ‘illegal’

By Mychayio Prystupa - Vancouver Observer One of the more legally trailblazing tribes in Canada — the Tsilhqot’in — has just declared the BC Liberal government grizzly hunt as unlawful on traditional Aboriginal lands, the Vancouver Observer has learned. “The hunt is illegal,” said Chief Joe Alphonse, tribal chair of...
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