Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Tag: indigenous people

Canadian police block journalists from covering indigenous pipeline protest

“The provincial and federal governments must revoke the permits for this project until the standards of free, prior and informed consent are met."

This Thanksgiving, a look at the indigenous communities making the climate...

Here are a handful of front-line organizations and efforts connecting climate change and indigenous communities.

On Indigenous People’s Day, a look at the movement to revive...

This means that restoring food sovereignty to Native communities requires the re-introduction of indigenous food production, distribution practices and infrastructure, in concert with the re-valuation of traditional ecological knowledge that has long been sidelined from Western notions of science.

Jerry Brown didn’t invite grassroots activists to his Climate Summit –...

The youth, indigenous, and climate and environmental justice groups gathered that morning were largely excluded from official programming. So, they created their own.

Indigenous culture reasserts women’s power through dance

The colonial legacy of patriarchy undergirds a long, entrenched history of abuse of Native women.

KXL Pipeline developer plans to start construction in 2019

The KXL has been at the center of a contentious fight for a decade.

An international court is investigating the US and UK’s mass expulsion...

Long ignored by the media, the people of Chagos struggle relentlessly to reclaim islands that the U.S. and U.K. stole for a military base.

Why defending indigenous rights is integral to fighting climate change

Climate change isn't just a scientific issue – it's an issue of racial inequity, economic inequity and cultural genocide.

Indigenous activists win ‘David v. Goliath’ victory as court rejects $4.5B...

On Thursday, Justice Eleanor Dawson nullified licensing for the $7.4 billion project and brought construction to a halt until the National Energy Board and the federal government complete court-ordered fixes.

Why Native Americans struggle to protect their sacred places

While Congress created the American Indian Religious Freedom Act to provide “access to sacred sites,” it has been open to interpretation.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

‘Do as I say, not as I do:’ Rand ‘socialized-medicine-is-slavery’ Paul headed to Canada...

The "irony of it" was just too rich that he would travel to Canada, which enjoys a socialized, single-payer healthcare system, to have the procedure performed.

President Chicken Little goes medieval, channels dead presidents

Like Chicken Little, the dishonored Trump name looks to go down as the icon of self-destructive over-reach, puffed up, then deflated by its own arrogance. Are we not learning “nothing to lose” could be the worst Trump delusion?

The Trump dictatorship

Democracy is about means, while dictatorship is about ends. Trump uses any means available to achieve his own ends.

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