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Deep Green Resistance Offers Support to Oglala Lakota and Owe Aku

Deep Green Resistance is dedicated to the fight against industrial civilization and its legacy of racism, patriarchy, and colonialism. For this reason, DGR would like to publicly state its support for the Oglala Lakota in their current fight against the genocidal mining operations of the Cameco Corporation. Cameco is currently attempting to expand its already … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance Offers Support to Oglala Lakota and Owe Aku

Earth at Risk: Waziyatawin

For our second installment of our EARTH AT RISK film series, we welcome you to watch the interview with historian and anti-colonial activist, Waziyatawin. Author of For Indigenous Eyes Only: A Decolonization Handbook as well as other books, Waziyatawin is a Dakota professor and activist from Pezihutazizi Otunwe in southwestern Minnesota. Her books are about indigenous … Continue reading Earth at Risk: Waziyatawin

Pine Ridge Community Members and Allies Blockade Road Into Whiteclay, NE

By J. G.  / Deep Roots Collective Monday morning September 2nd protestors swarmed and created a road block for cars leaving Whiteclay. Activists marched through the town and blocked entrances into the various liquor stores. Today’s action is part of an ongoing campaign to stop liquid genocide on the Pine Ridge Reservation. The town of … Continue reading Pine Ridge Community Members and Allies Blockade Road Into Whiteclay, NE

Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part I

By Lexy Garza and Rachel View video of the event at the Deep Green Resistance Youtube channel Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. This quote by Spanish writer and philosopher George Santayana was posted on the wall in my high school history classroom. The idea, as my history teacher … Continue reading Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part I

Call to Action: Lakota warriors and Deep Green Resistance call for support on the Great Plains

Activists and warriors have launched a drive for funds and supplies to sustain their ongoing organizing and resistance in the Great Plains region. The following message is from their online drive: “In 2011 we met and began working together in a good way. Members of Deep Green Resistance and Lakota warriors and activists joined together … Continue reading Call to Action: Lakota warriors and Deep Green Resistance call for support on the Great Plains

Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!

Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!. via Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!. (From shutdownwhiteclay.wordpress.com) ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Contact: Rachel Ivey, DGR (321-945-1276, rachelivey@riseup.net) DEEP GREEN RESISTANACE, ROCKY MOUNTAIN PEACE & JUSTICE CENTER TO HOLD BENEFIT FOR ARRESTED ACTIVISTS Deep Green Resistance and the Rocky Mountain Peace & Justice Center are hosting a benefit concert on Friday, … Continue reading Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!

Lakota people secure deal to reclaim sacred site in Black Hills

By Lakota People’s Law Project and Last Real Indians Last Saturday, at a press conference in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, Lakota leaders of the movement to secure the Lakota pilgrimage site Pe’ Sla for the Sioux Nation announced that the tribes will purchase the 2000 acres of sacred land in the Black Hills. After several … Continue reading Lakota people secure deal to reclaim sacred site in Black Hills

La Marcha de Mujeres y El Dia de Paz resultó ser violente. Manifestantes detenidos.

Mujeres de la nación Oglala Lakota, junto con activistas de Resistencia Verde Radical, AIM Grassroots, Movimiento Nativo Juvenil, Un-Occupy Albuquerque, Occupy Lincoln, y el Centro de Paz y Justicia Rocky Mountain participaron en una marcha desde Billy Mills Hall en Pine Ridge hasta White Clay para protestar contra la industria depredadora de bebidas alcohólicas que … Continue reading La Marcha de Mujeres y El Dia de Paz resultó ser violente. Manifestantes detenidos.

Press Release: Women’s March and Day of Peace Turns Violent– Protesters Arrested

Women of the Oglala Lakota nation along with activists from Deep Green Resistance, AIM Grassroots, Native Youth Movement, Un-Occupy Albuquerque, Occupy Lincoln, and Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center took part in a march from Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge into Whiteclay to protest against the predatory liquor industry present there.

Whiteclay has a population of 14, yet 4 liquor stores in the town sell 12,500 cans of beer each day. The stores have been documented repeatedly selling to bootleggers, intoxicated people, minors, and trading beer for sexual favors. ... Continue reading →