Sunday, May 24, 2020

Tag: indigenous rights

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."

When disaster strikes, indigenous communities receive unequal recovery aid

“There are huge gaps in the way the federal government responds to tribes when a natural disaster occurs.”

Why Indigenous hunting is essential to forest sustainability

Hunting has a bad reputation and is rarely considered in forest governance and conservation strategies. But what if, instead, we tried to learn from it?

Nebraska Supreme Court upholds law that ignores landowners’ property rights, Indigenous...

Despite the flawed state decision, three federal lawsuit challenges to pipeline project continue to proceed.

Arctic word games or Indigenous survival?

Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response (an idea that was trashed by the Trump administration).

These Indigenous women are reclaiming stolen land in the Bay Area

“We want to be able to figure out how to give the land back to Indigenous people.”

In the search for missing women, neighbors and family members pair...

Often, Indigenous communities don’t trust that police will act on reports of violence.

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.

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Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial wildlife

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

Court reaffirms Keystone XL’s non-pipeline construction permit invalid, again

“Constructing pipelines through rivers, streams and wetlands without analyzing the impacts on imperiled species is unconscionable."

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

Watch out Trump: Here comes the team of Biden, Obama, Sanders, and Bloomberg

It will be so interesting and very exciting to watch this formidable team in action. Many, many Americans will be tuning into their radios and TV channels to listen to what they say about Trump to take him down and out.

GOP ‘plot to gut social security behind closed doors’ gains steam in Senate COVID-19...

"Obviously this is a way to push in cuts to Social Security and Medicare without leaving fingerprints, or not many fingerprints."