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On February 28, 2011, approximately 50 Indigenous men and women from Mayan communities affected by Goldcorp’s Marlin Gold mine in San Marcos, Guatemala, were attacked and taken hostage by a group of individuals said to have “strong ties” to the Vancouver-based mining company. Update: According to latest reports, all the Mayan’s were released sometime last […]
In this month’s Underreported Struggles: Ngobe Leaders reach an accord with Panama, securing their land from mining and exploration; 4,000 indigenous people block entries to the oil-producing department of Arauca, Colombia; the Innu Council of Pessamit discovers a mining company illegally drilling on their territory. Underreported Struggles #47, February 2011 A BC Judge dismissed the […]
Timeless Media Productions and Michigan State Environmental Journalism Students present “Eagle Rock”, a mini-documentary about a sacred site as old and as valuable as Stonehenge; and the Sulfide Mining controversy that surrounds it. The London-based company Rio Tinto and its subsidiary Kennecott Minerals, wants to blast through Eagle Rock with dynamite so they can have […]
In this article, George Poitras, a resident and former Chief of the Mikisew Cree Nation in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, talks about his recent visit to the Aamjiwnaang Nation in southern Ontario and how the two indigenous communities, while separated by more than 2,600 kilometres, are ultimately one in the same. Fort Chipewyan & Aamjiwnaang (The […]
After 18 years of legal struggles over one of the most tragic environmental crimes in history, a lone Judge has found that Chevron must now pay $8.6 billion to help restore the Amazon. On February 14, Ecuador’s Superior Court Judge Nicolas Zambrano ruled that Chevron is legally liable for the 18.5 billion gallons of oil […]
On February 8, 52-year-old Gwich’in and Yup’ik activist Desa Jacobsson started to fast in protest of “the comprehensive violation of subsistence rights and continued de-humanization” of Indigenous Peoples in Alaska by State Governor Sean Parnell, the Calista Corporation, and the Federal Subsistence Board. In a letter that was hand-delivered to the offices of Governor Parnell, […]
Russell Diabo, a member of the Mohawk Nation at Kahnawake, talks about “Canada’s War on First Nations”. This talk was a part of Indigenous Sovereignty Week 2010 in Ottawa, unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory. Russell Diabo is a member of the Mohawk Nation at Kahnawake, Quebec. He worked as an Advisor to the Algonquins of […]
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