Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: Indigenous Peoples

Canadian police arrest Indigenous opponents of gas pipeline and 2 journalists...

With British Columbia still reeling from historic floods, the RCMP rushed to break up an Indigenous blockade standing in the way of construction of a gas pipeline. Journalism organizations denounced the detainment of two reporters.

Indigenous peoples like mine are fighting for our homelands

Many would-be migrants, like the Garifuna, would love nothing more than to stay in our homes. It’s Washington that’s making it difficult.

Fairy Creek: Indigenous-led blockade of old-growth logging is now Canada’s largest...

“The police have no jurisdiction, and industry don’t have jurisdiction, on stolen land.”

Indigenous peoples reclaim the National Bison Range

“We are such a place-based people. To have this land back, to be in control of it, is a fresh, new hope.”

Indigenous peoples & local communities offer best hope for our planetary...

We must start by standing with those environmental defenders who are safeguarding their lands and territories, and we must secure a future for the planet by securing their rights, tenure, and governance.

Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion approved by Canadian Court despite indigenous peoples...

“Canada has bulldozered a pathway forward on this unsustainable project that is in no way honorable, in the interest of the public, or aligned with its commitment to implement federal legislation on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”

Amazon infrastructure puts 68% of indigenous lands / protected areas at...

"The central point of this study is to show the need of acquiring an integral vision of the region to fight the destruction that has been taking place.”

First nations celebrate win against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Here’s how indigenous leaders pulled together a grassroots movement to resist the pipeline expansion.

Indigenous peoples control one-quarter of world’s land surface, two-thirds of that...

“What these new maps show us is that understanding Indigenous perspectives and Indigenous contributions to conservation are essential when negotiating local or global conservation agreements."

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Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

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GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."