Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Indigenous movements are key to the fight against fossil fuels

Direct action by indigenous peoples and others most directly threatened, both in their material impact as well as their catalytic effect on wider activist movements, is the decisive factor.

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, celebrating Earth’s unsung environmental stewards

To recognize the significant role Indigenous peoples’ play in global conservation efforts, Mongabay rounds up some of this year’s most impactful stories.

‘Stand with us’: Indigenous Line 3 opponents seek allies to fight...

“We need everyone who can to come to the frontlines in support. We need those who can’t come here in person to amplify this message through every available channel.”

Settlers have an obligation to defend treaty rights, too

“The treaties are not just a concern for Indigenous people. They were entered into by the U.S. government, and as citizens, we have a responsibility to ensure our government honors that law.”

Indigenous languages are going extinct and taking knowledge of medicinal plants...

"[L]anguage allows indigenous societies to use the biodiversity that surrounds them as a 'living pharmacy' and to describe the medicinal properties of plants."

Hundreds arrested at Line 3 ‘treaty people gathering.’ Water protectors vow...

Even after the mass arrests on Monday, the Anishinaabe and their allies camped out at the site and plan to continue their direct action.

Landmark decision: Brazil Supreme Court sides with Indigenous land rights

The country’s Supreme Court has agreed to review the process around a past case that cancelled the demarcation of an Indigenous territory claimed by the Guarani Kaiowá people.

Indigenous youth rally calls on Biden to cancel Line 3 and...

The White House remains silent on both of the pipeline projects, which Indigenous communities say are blatant cases of racism and injustice.

Indigenous youth embark on sub-zero, 93-mile run to protest Dakota Access...

"This is a critical step towards righting the wrongs of the past and setting our nation on a path of environmental, climate, and social justice."

National park ranger condemned for attacking unarmed Indigenous man on sacred...

“Public lands are stolen lands,” asserted Red Nation. “Indigenous people have the right to practice their culture and spiritual ways on Indigenous land without fear of repression, discrimination, or violence.”

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Manchin fumes after Sanders op-ed in West Virginia paper calls out obstruction of Biden...

"Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs."

Follow Alabama’s lead on child care

If one of our poorest states can rise to meet this basic human need, why can’t Congress?