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Re-learning the Land: A Story of Red Crow College

By Intercontinental Cry   RE-LEARNING THE LAND is the story of a Blackfoot community in southern Alberta, Canada, and how they have re-taken control of their education system within Red Crow Community College. The film traces the decolonization of their learning and the development of an innovative program, Kainai Studies, within Red Crow College, the … Continue reading Re-learning the Land: A Story of Red Crow College

Pesticides in paradise: how do we fight back?

The problem of pesticides The islands of Hawai’i, especially Kauai, are frequently described as “ground zero” for GMOs. As an unwilling host to parasitic chemical agriculture, the land is bombarded with pesticides and chemicals at concentrations unseen in most other places; the test and seed crops grown by agribusiness can be dosed at much higher … Continue reading Pesticides in paradise: how do we fight back?

Fundraiser to support indigenous Hawaiian media

Several times on this blog we’ve featured the work of Native Hawaiian journalist and filmmaker Anne Keala Kelly, including interviews for Resistance Radio (audio) and for the DGR News Service. Kelly is a strong voice for a radical approach to Hawaiian reclamation of their culture, bringing forth core issues of occupation, cultural appropriation, and sovereignty. … Continue reading Fundraiser to support indigenous Hawaiian media

Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part III

In 1993 Michael Carter was arrested and indicted for underground environmental activism. Since then he’s worked aboveground, fighting timber sales and oil and gas leasing, protecting endangered species, and more. Today, he’s a member of Deep Green Resistance Colorado Plateau, and author of the memoir Kingfishers’ Song: Memories Against Civilization. Time is Short spoke with him … Continue reading Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part III

Ticking a box on a piece of paper is never enough

By Suzanne Williams, originally published at Elephant Journal This morning I woke to a newsfeed full of despair. Today—May 8 2015—marks the first full day after the UK voted for the government we’ll have for the next five years. The results weren’t good news. The Tories—the party that seems determined to dismantle our National Health … Continue reading Ticking a box on a piece of paper is never enough

Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part II

In 1993 Michael Carter was arrested and indicted for underground environmental activism. Since then he’s worked aboveground, fighting timber sales and oil and gas leasing, protecting endangered species, and more. Today, he’s a member of Deep Green Resistance Colorado Plateau, and author of the memoir Kingfishers’ Song: Memories Against Civilization. Time is Short spoke with … Continue reading Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part II

“Noho Hewa” on Vimeo as fundraiser to protect Mauna Kea

We’ve reported in the past on efforts to block construction of the massive Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, due to environmental and cultural concerns. Unfortunately, construction has begun, but with it, so have protests on Mauna Kea and around the world in solidarity. Anne Keala Kelly, Hawaiian filmmaker, journalist, and activist, has worked for … Continue reading “Noho Hewa” on Vimeo as fundraiser to protect Mauna Kea

Photos from Outdoor Skills Workshop

This past weekend, Deep Green Resistance Seattle held our first ever outdoor skills workshop. It was a great success. We had around 10-15 participants ranging from just a few years old to middle-aged who came out for the event. We discussed wild foods and medicines, finding clean water, bows and tools, friction fires, and a … Continue reading Photos from Outdoor Skills Workshop

DGR Seattle Hosts a Series of Outdoor Skills Workshops

Learn WILDERNESS SURVIVAL. Heal yourself with HERBAL MEDICINE. Read the landscape as a NATURALIST. Join the Seattle chapter of Deep Green Resistance just outside the city on the flanks of Squak Mountain for a half-day informal workshop on outdoor skills. Each day’s activities will depend on the weather and group. DATES: Saturday, March 14 at … Continue reading DGR Seattle Hosts a Series of Outdoor Skills Workshops

Documentary to protect Mauna Kea: “Why the Mountain”

Mauna Kea is under threat by planned construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. Though Hawaiians and non-Hawaiian allies successfully disrupted the TMT groundbreaking ceremony, the fight isn’t over yet. The award-winning Hawaiian filmmakers Anne Keala Kelly and Mary Alice Kaʻiulani Milham are teaming up to create a documentary in protection of Mauna Kea. They are … Continue reading Documentary to protect Mauna Kea: “Why the Mountain”