"In tears as I watch powerful and beautiful moments of this Mountain Movement flow to the message of Warrior Rising. It is truly a beautiful time to be alive."
The front line fight to stop deforestation is led by patrols of the Indigenous people of Awas-Tingni. Although granted their land rights in 2003 unscrupulous businessmen are still selling off parts of the land to newcomers and invaders who are decimating the forests. Patrollers from the Mayangna community, of the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve, are now risking their lives to protect what is theirs as conflicts can turn violent. Find out more in this short film:
Youth of the Oceti Sakowin release and deliver this video to President Obama asking him to uphold his commitment to Indigenous youth and to reject Keystone XL. The video is supported by Indigenous Environmental Network, Energy Action Coalition and NO KXL Dakota.
Filming, Editing, and music by: Julianna Clifford ( www.scattertheirown.com )
Join the campaign and sign the SD youth petition to President Obama: http://action.wearepowershift.org/p/R...
For more info: ienearth.org
Tsleil-Waututh Nation is launching a legal challenge today (May 2), launching a legal case against the Canadian Government and its National Energy Board for their conduct thus far in the review of the tar sands Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion project (KMX).
Please share and link to our Livestream page for the press conference today at 10am PST: https://new.livestream.com/tsleilwaututh/kindermorgan
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