Tag: indigenous people
“The provincial and federal governments must revoke the permits for this project until the standards of free, prior and informed consent are met."
Here are a handful of front-line organizations and efforts connecting climate change and indigenous communities.
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.
The youth, indigenous, and climate and environmental justice groups gathered that morning were largely excluded from official programming. So, they created their own.
The colonial legacy of patriarchy undergirds a long, entrenched history of abuse of Native women.
The KXL has been at the center of a contentious fight for a decade.
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.
Climate change isn't just a scientific issue – it's an issue of racial inequity, economic inequity and cultural genocide.
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.
While Congress created the American Indian Religious Freedom Act to provide “access to sacred sites,” it has been open to interpretation.
12Page 1 of 2