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Battleground BC: Phase Two of the Resistance

By Zoe Blunt / VIC FAN In every part of the province, industry is tearing off huge chunks of wilderness – unceded indigenous land – for mining, fracking, oil, and hydroelectric projects. This frenzy of extraction is funneling down to the port cities of the Pacific and west to China. Prime Minister Harper this month […]

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Losing Knowledge, Losing Memories: Hiparidi Top’Tiro on the Deforestation of the Cerrado

Paul Jay of The Real News Network interviews Hiparidi Top’Tiro, president of the Xavante Wara Association, a community organization based in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, that promotes ecological preservation as well as the cultural and physical survival of the Xavante Peoples. From Intercontinental Cry: https://intercontinentalcry.org/protecting-amazon-includes-defending-indigenous-rights/  

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Report-back from the Sacred Water Tour

By Max Wilbert, Susan Hyatt, Katie Wilson, and Michael Carter, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition In late May 2014, members of Deep Green Resistance (DGR), Great Basin Water Network, the Ely-Shoshone Indian tribe, and others toured the valleys of eastern Nevada and western Utah targeted by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) for groundwater extraction. […]

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Ancient Burials Set for Destruction in Australia

By Wakool Indigenous Corporation The destruction of dozens of ancient heritage sites including unregistered burials looks set to be assured as the NSW Office of Water continues to blunder through the $10 billion Water for the Future Initiative. The local community is up in arms over the complete disregard for heritage and human rights shown […]

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Launch of Website for Community-led Database for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

By No More Silence As Indigenous peoples, working for justice for #MMIW is a process that starts within our own communities. The launch of this  website is one example of the resurgence of community documentation as justice. In April of 2013, No More Silence, Families of Sisters in Spirit and the Native Youth Sexual Health […]

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Aboriginal Title in Tsilhqot’in: A Radical Reading

By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance San Diego There’s a common joke I’ve heard many indigenous people tell. It goes like this: “What did indigenous peoples call this land before Europeans arrived? OURS.” This joke – or truth – reflects many of the problems inhering to the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent ruling in […]

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Will Falk: What Does Solidarity Look Like?

Photo Credit: David Clow   By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Each night Unist’ot’en Clan spokeswoman, Freda Huson, and her husband Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief Toghestiy fall asleep on their traditional land not knowing whether the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are going to storm their bridge in the depths of night. Each winter, when Freda […]

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Deep Green Resistance Stands with Juchitan de Zaragoza against Wind Farm

Deep Green Resistance stands in sympathy and solidarity with Don Celestino Bartolo and the farmers and residents of the municipality of Juchitan de Zaragoza as well as all those who live on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, as they suffer and resist Gas Natural Fenosa’s Biío Hioxo Wind Energy project. Like most large infrastructure projects, the […]

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Will Falk: From Unist’ot’en Camp: Responsibility, Not Rights

By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Not all worldviews are created equal. I thought this as I sat listening to Mel, a Wet’suwet’en man, explain the ideas behind the establishment of the Unist’ot’en Camp. It was lunch on my first day of the camp. The sun was strong and the few dozen visitors to […]

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Illegal dam threatens to flood Ngäbe territory; Panama planning forcible eviction

By Richard Arghiris / Intercontinental Cry Having fought tirelessly against the unlawful Barro Blanco hydroelectric dam, the indigenous Ngäbe communities on the banks of Panama’s Tabasará river are today threatened with forced eviction at the hands of Panama’s notoriously brutal security forces. The 29 MW dam, built by a Honduran-owned energy company, Genisa, received funding […]

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