Category: Indigenous

Ruth Miller: Indigenous Organizers in Alaska Lead the Way Toward Livable Climate Future

Please Help ZNet             Source: Truthout In the United States, the public and politicians are moving in opposite directions on climate change. Grassroots environmental activism is spreading on the local state, regional and national levels, while Congress generally continues with a “business-as-usual” approach, rejecting the foremost way to avoid the Read more…

Jenni Laiti: How climate solutions promoted by Western governments avoid what needs to be done

As Sweden backs a new iron-ore mine, the impacted Sámi people emphasize the urgent need for real climate solutions

Joseph Lee: First Nations begin filing claims for Canada’s multi-billion dollar water settlement

The historic settlement could provide compensation to 142,000 individuals and 250 First Nations who were denied access to clean water

William Minter: Indigenous Movements Are Key to the Fight Against Fossil Fuels

The Biden administration and other governments may make climate pledges. But often it’s indigenous-led movements who will see that they’re kept

Lars Åkerson: Maya Activist Groups Fight to Protect Indigenous Territorial Rights

The land defenders’ struggle continues a 500-year effort to protect a living landscape beset by ongoing extractive colonialism

Olivia DiNucci: Indigenous Line 3 Activists Link Militarism and Climate Crisis

Environmental activists, under Indigenous leadership, are taking action to stop the Line 3 pipeline

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Justin Podur: Canada Is Waging an All-Front Legal War Against Indigenous People

After mass graves full of Indigenous children have been found, how can Canada justify ongoing land theft?

Sandra Cuffe: Guatemalan Communities Turn Out for Indigenous-Led Nationwide Shutdown

Guatemala’s attorney general fired a top prosecutor of corruption last week. Now, Indigenous peoples and social movements are calling for both her and the president to resign

John Bartlett, Natalie Alcoba, Joe Parkin Daniels, Leyland Cecco: Indigenous Americans Demand a Reckoning with Brutal Colonial History

From Canada to Colombia, protests erupt against legacies of violence, exploitation and cultural erasure

Carol Amour: Indigenous Organizers Defend Menominee River

Indigenous water protectors confront massive mining companies, building community on the way

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