Tupinambá: The Return of the Land is a new documentary film that hones in on the Tupinambá’s ongoing struggle to attain official recognition of their ancestral territory in what is now southern Bahia, Brazil. Comprised of archival footage and testimony from the Tupinambá de Olivença Indigenous Territory, the film tells the story of Tupinambá dispossession […]
Set in the remote Alaskan Yukon Delta, Yukon Kings follows Yup’ik fisherman Ray Waska as he teaches his grandkids how to fish during the summer salmon run. With environmental and cultural forces threatening their subsistence way of life, Ray holds onto the hope that his grandsons will one day pass on the traditional knowledge to […]
The Warden of The Jargarian Forest offers an insightful glance into the story of the #savearu campaign that successfully stopped the plantation conglomerate PT. Menara Group from deforesting the island’s precious mangroves.
US-based NGO The Borneo Project presents Commerce or Corruption? The economics of mega-dams. The film is the second in a series of short documentaries exposing the dark realities of proposed mega-dam construction in the state of Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo. If built, these dams will force tens of thousands of indigenous people people from their […]
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing during Earth Week examining the impacts of sea level rise and oil and gas extraction on Native American communities. Across the United States, in Alaska, the Mississippi delta, the Northern Plains and the Great Lakes, land degradation presents challenges to indigenous peoples’ homes and livelihoods. […]
TeleSUR presents “Yaquis: The Story of a People’s War and a Genocide in Mexico.” In this 60-minute film, the Mexican writer, novelist and political activist Paco Taibo II travels to the territory of the Yaqui Peoples to remember the longest-running armed struggle in Mexico’s history (1867-1909); a righteous struggle that was dragged to its end, […]
Can’t Stop The Water tells the story of Chief Albert Naquin whose Louisiana tribe is being displaced because of extreme environmental change. For 170 years, the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw has thrived on an island deep in the bayous of south Louisiana. Now their island is almost gone, destroyed by decades of […]
Bangkukuk Taik is an indigenous Rama community that will be directly affected by the construction of a deep water port; one of the sub-projects planned for the Grand Interoceanic Canal mega project promoted by the Nicaraguan government. The state gave a 116-year concession to Chinese businessman Wang jing to operate, design, plan and execute the […]
Shadow of a Giant is a new interactive web documentary that tells the story of one Canada’s largest environmental disasters: Yellowknife’s Giant Mine, situated within Yellowknives Dene First Nation’s territory, known as the Akaitcho Territory. Buried in collapsing chambers, within the municipal boundary of Yellowknife, and beside the 9th largest lake in the world, sits […]
The central Pacific nation of Kiribati is expected to be one of the first countries to disappear as a result of climate change. Sea level rise and increasing salinity are threatening the homes and lives of 105,000 residents spread over 33 atolls. One of the least developed countries in the world, Kiribati has contributed little […]
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