Tags Archives: Youth

Native Youth Movement Statement on Social Media

Editor’s Note: this piece comes from the Native Youth Movement, a cross-nation warrior society for indigenous youth on Turtle Island. We do not agree with every detail of this piece, but consider it a good primer on this topic and a look at how traditionally-minded indigenous people are approaching the internet, social media, pornography, and … Continue reading Native Youth Movement Statement on Social Media

Direct Action, not Stupid Action!

From the website of the Deep Green Bush School, a small alternative education school in Aotearoa (New Zealand): The DGBS is a participatory, technology-free, evolutionary and revolutionary school designed to raise intelligent, healthy, mature, responsible young adults who can think for themselves, meet their needs, live a meaningful life and challenge the current system in … Continue reading Direct Action, not Stupid Action!

Soft Power

Featured image: Painting by Kaipo, age 4     by Boris Forkel / Deep Green Resistance Germany Since the beginning of history, attempts have been made to develop power techniques with which our moral sensitivities can be undermined, so to speak, which activate less resistance in the people. These power techniques are now often referred to … Continue reading Soft Power

Indigenous-Led Resistance

Water Is Life On May 19th, 2017, members of Deep Green Resistance Santa Barbara attended the Water Is Life: Standing With Standing Rock conference hosted at UC Santa Barbara.  This conference was presented by the Carsey-Wolf Center, the American Indian & Indigenous Collective, the American Indian Student Association, the Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation, the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, the … Continue reading Indigenous-Led Resistance

Layla and the Owl’s Eyes: Ecopsychology and Being Human

Recently walking up Main Street in Park City, Utah, I saw in the Visitor’s Center doorway what looked like a man holding a great-horned owl surrounded by children. As his voice carried across the street, I heard the man explain that this owl had been found with an injured wing after being struck by a car. I love owls. I love the haunting sound of their hoots in the darkest hours before dawn. I love the joy that accompanies the lucky sight of a splash of brown feathers against newly-fallen snow when an owl makes the rare decision to reveal herself in winter daylight. I love how owls’ mysterious nature have made them omens in so many cultures’ imaginations. So, when I saw what I thought was a great-horned owl, I automatically crossed the street with a feeling of anticipation. ... Continue reading →

Strangely Like Gulag

By Suprabha Seshan / Journal of the Krishnamurti Schools A slightly different version of this piece first appeared in Local Futures: Economics of Happiness.  Thanks to all for their permission and assistance in republishing. We were not meant for this. We were meant to live and love and play and work and even hate more simply … Continue reading Strangely Like Gulag

 Youth Running 500 Miles In Opposition of Dakota Access Pipeline

In solidarity with the ongoing fight against the Dakota Access pipeline, a group of Native and Non-native youth have organized a 500-mile spiritual relay run from Cannonball, ND to the district office of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Omaha, NE. The run is titled “Run For Your Life: No DAPL.” ... Continue reading →

Protect Prairie dogs! Join us Monday, March 21st, and Help Kill House Bill 16-1010

By Wildlands Defense In Colorado, a house bill has been introduced to the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee entitled “A bill for an act concerning the authorization process for the release of destructive rodent pests into a county.” If passed, this bill will make it increasingly difficult to save prairie dogs and the land … Continue reading Protect Prairie dogs! Join us Monday, March 21st, and Help Kill House Bill 16-1010

Deep Green Resistance in the news

A reporter for Fusion recently interviewed Dakota, the youngest member of Deep Green Resistance, for a story about militant resistance. Fusion is a media company focused on a young demographic of activists, so they drew on Dakota’s perspective to discuss the necessity of immediate and serious action to confront climate change. Unfair though it is, … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance in the news

Seattle Event: People’s Tribunal on the US Juvenile Justice System

There is a state of emergency for our youth of color in the United States. Ending the Prison Industrial Complex [EPIC] is responding to this state of emergency by organizing a People’s Tribunal on the US Juvenile Justice System. A people’s tribunal is a people’s court. Folks most impacted by the Prison Industrial Complex and … Continue reading Seattle Event: People’s Tribunal on the US Juvenile Justice System