Tags Archives: Settler colonialism

Struggles Against Colonization in the USA: Mohicans in Massachusetts

     by Henry Geddes and Martin Valdiviezo /  translated by Angélica Almazán / Intercontinental Cry Long before it was used by early European settlers to establish the Massachusetts Bay Company–and later, the Massachusetts Bay Colony–the term “Massachusetts” referred to an Algonquian-speaking nation known as the Massachuset. One of dozens of smaller nations that made … Continue reading Struggles Against Colonization in the USA: Mohicans in Massachusetts

Massacre in Nicaragua

Mayanga family slaughtered by illegal colonizers while planting food on traditional land  Warning: this article includes graphic images that some readers may find disturbing.      by Courtney Parker / Intercontinental Cry In a shocking escalation of the ongoing violent conflict devastating the Indigenous binational autonomous nation of Moskitia, a Mayanga family of three was … Continue reading Massacre in Nicaragua

Brazil: Loggers Invade Uncontacted Kawahiva Tribe’s Rainforest

Waves of loggers are invading the territory of one of the most vulnerable peoples on the planet. The Indians, known as the Last of the Kawahiva, are the survivors of a larger tribe who have been killed or died of disease.

One group of loggers was recently caught by agents from FUNAI, Brazil’s Indigenous Affairs department. However, as the loggers have local political support, and FUNAI agents do not have the power to arrest suspects, the men were released. Further waves of loggers have since entered the territory. ... Continue reading →

Racists Plow Truck into Crowd of Indigenous Protestors in Reno | Biomass is NOT sustainable!

This story from the phenomenal journalist Brenda Norrell of Censored News. RENO (Monday, October 9th) — Five people were injured when a white pickup truck plowed into Native American rights activists, protesting Columbus Day and speaking out for the defense of the water at Standing Rock. During the Abolish KKKolumbus Day March on Monday, at … Continue reading Racists Plow Truck into Crowd of Indigenous Protestors in Reno | Biomass is NOT sustainable!

Olympics: Tribe facing “genocide” defies ranchers after baby’s death

Featured image:  The Guarani have a deep sense of connection to their land, but have seen most of it stolen and destroyed by intensive agriculture.  © Fiona Watson/Survival International By Survival International On the eve of the Olympics, a tribe in Brazil has made a powerful statement to the ranchers who are destroying their land … Continue reading Olympics: Tribe facing “genocide” defies ranchers after baby’s death

Indigenous Leader: “We’re fighting NOT to have roads or electricity.”

This article is very telling. Many people—even leftists—still assume that so-called “development” is a positive thing. We at Deep Green Resistance, and many indigenous people and critics of modern life around the planet, disagree. Civilization and development are destroying the planet and impoverishing human culture. The costs of “development” far outweigh the benefits. — “UNITED … Continue reading Indigenous Leader: “We’re fighting NOT to have roads or electricity.”

Northern Nicaragua Coast Crisis

By Carlos Enrique Maibeth-Mortimer / Intercontinental Cry There is a crisis erupting in Nicaragua’s North Caribbean Autonomous Region that spans across all social and economic boundaries, affecting everything from human rights to ecosystem preservation to climate change. The Indigenous Miskitu and Mayagna Peoples, whose traditional cultural practices are inseparably linked to the environment and who exist at … Continue reading Northern Nicaragua Coast Crisis

Decolonizing My Brown Body

By Terese Mailhot / Indian Country Today Media Network My auntie says there’s a direct connection between violence against the earth and violence against Indigenous women. I think of my own brown body when she says this, and how it was damaged in childhood and adolescence. My memories feel stolen like the land, stripped like the languages, … Continue reading Decolonizing My Brown Body

Burns Paiute Make First Visit After Armed Takeover of Malheur Refuge

By Jacqueline Keeler / Indian Country Today Media Network On Monday, February 29, nearly two months after armed militants took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the Burns Paiute Tribe was finally allowed to visit it. The refuge is their ancient wintering grounds and filled with culturally-sensitive sites and even burial grounds of their ancestors. On Thursday, 14 … Continue reading Burns Paiute Make First Visit After Armed Takeover of Malheur Refuge