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The high-profile campaign against the Italian Group Benetton, as examined in the documentary, Colours at the end of the World, may no longer be making international headlines. However, the Mapuche-led struggle to reclaim ancestral lands continues to this day. As the World War 4 Report noted this week, “Indigenous Mapuche-Tehuelche organizations and allied groups marched […]
In early March, a “serious chemical spill” was reported at the site of the Ramu mine processing plant, which sits on the edge of Basamuk Bay in Papua New Guinea. According to initial reports, the incident occurred on March 3, “while a cargo ship was unloading a chemical substance into storage tanks on the shore […]
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has approved water and air quality permits for three uranium mines near the Grand Canyon, including the Arizona 1 mine and the proposed Canyon Mine near Red Butte, a site held sacred by the Havasupai Nation. Brenda Norrell reports. Sacred place of prayer for the well-being of the […]
We Women Warriors (Nosotras Mujeres Guerreras) offers stories of hope, unshakable courage and faith in the survival of indigenous culture. Five years in the making, We Women Warriors is an independent documentary that follows the lives of three indigenous women in Colombia as they strive to nonviolently defend their peoples autonomy in a climate of […]
5,000 kilometres away from the Whycocomagh Reserve in Cape Breton–where members of the Waycobah Nation are speaking out against hydro fracking–members of the Blood Tribe have started calling for a moratorium on the controversial extraction process within their own reserve in southern Alberta. In late 2010, Kainaiwa Resources Inc. (KRI), a company that’s solely owned […]
Traditional Authorities from the autonomously governed Wixarika community of Tatei Kie, this month declared the Wixarika Peoples’ “total opposition” to mining in the ceremonial center of Wirikuta in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. In a written declaration, which you can find below, the Traditional authorities state that “We will not hold back in the face of […]
It is no secret that millions of native people around the world have been forced off their homelands to make way for oil, mines, timber, and agriculture. But few people realize that the same thing has happened for a cause which is considered by many as much nobler: land and wildlife conservation. Indigenous peoples evicted […]
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