Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: indigenous rights

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 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.”

Why Indigenous activists are occupying the Hamptons until Thanksgiving

As a leader of Sovereignty Camp 2020, Shinnecock attorney Tela Troge discusses why they are protesting a lawsuit by New York state.

Native Americans protesting Trump border wall tear gassed, arrested by US...

United States Border Patrol agents and Arizona law enforcement officials violently repressed a peaceful action held Monday morning by roughly 30 land and water protectors.

The most effective conservation is indigenous land management

American conservationists have said and done terribly racist things over the years. Now is the opportunity to center justice.

Anti-pipeline protests shut down Canadian rail networks

The Canadian government said Sunday it hoped to resolve the tension through dialogue.

‘A matter of life and death’: COP 25 protest outside US...

"It's a matter of life and death, of dignity, which is why all federal initiatives must include local Indigenous communities in positions of leadership that recognize and respect our sovereignty."

Senate VAWA bill ‘undercuts tribal sovereignty’

“Placing paternalistic restrictions on tribal courts in the name of 'due process' is nothing more than a disguise for prejudice."

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Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.