Saturday, October 23, 2021

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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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.