More Pipelines Mean More Threats of Sexual Violence for Indigenous Women

More Pipelines Mean More Threats of Sexual Violence for Indigenous Women

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31 Alaska Native Nations Sue EPA to Block Pebble Mine

By Josh Tucker
A coalition of 31 Bristol Bay, Alaska Native nations as well as regional fishing and conservation organizations who are also resisting the proposed Pebble Mine, sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the proposed mine on Tuesday. Then, On...

The rebellion of native flowers: Indigenous women in Argentina say ‘Enough’ to terricide.

By Moira Millán
We indigenous women from different territories in conflict, belonging to various indigenous nations of Argentina, come to bring the thought, the word, the proposal, which has emerged from the heart of the Earth that beats beneath our feet. This heart...

Conservation policies threaten Indigenous reindeer herders in Mongolia

By Nancy Langston and Kate Christen
Deep in the sub-Arctic boreal forest of far northern Mongolia lives an indigenous tribe who are among the world’s smallest ethnic minorities and last reindeer herding nomads. The Tsaatan, as they’re known, have been buffeted over the last century by...

Greta and Tokata at the Front Lines

By Talli Nauman and Tatyana Novikova
On a world tour for climate justice, Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg visited Native America Oct. 6-8, attracting a gymnasium full of enthusiasts at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, leading a march on Rapid City Hall alongside youth climate leader Tokata...

‘We are putting our bodies on the line to stop Ecuador’s neoliberal assault’

By CONAIE and CONFENIAE
Indigenous peoples across Ecuador have mobilized against the central government’s neoliberal policies and extractive practices, as have workers unions, student unions and a diverse group of civil society. Our civil disobedience has included marches, road blocks, and the detention of...

As the DOE Abandons a Toxic Mess Threatening the Columbia River, the Yakama Nation Fights Back

By Lora Shinn
The DOE wants to dodge its cleanup duties by reclassifying the nuclear waste contaminating a site along Washington’s Columbia River. Not only is it a reckless move, but it may violate treaty-protected indigenous rights. On a sunny day this past...

Compensating for Forest Loss or Advancing Forest Destruction?

By World Rainforest Movement
The government of India, hand-in-hand with companies and conservationist NGOs, keeps pushing to expand their control over forests and evict forest-dependant communities. The February 2019 Supreme Court eviction order and a proposal for amendments to the colonial Indian Forest Act...

Indigenous Rights Report

By Teodora Corina Hasegan
This is the Indigenous Rights Report for the week of September 28, 2019. In this week’s report: Amazon fires decreased in September, but crisis is far from over 3 killed in attack on Nicaragua Indigenous community US wants to block...

Water wars: Indigenous locals go up against Mexico City airport

By Oscar Lopez
MEXICO CITY – For most of his life, Filiberto Mena Laiza had worked the earth, growing carrots, cilantro, beans and other crops in what was once rich agricultural land some 50km north of Mexico City. But as the metropolis of...

The growing demand for charcoal could end the Mikea tribe’s way of life

By Sam Friedberg
MIKEA FOREST, Madagascar — A spear, an ax, a fire starter crafted from cow horn, a hand-carved pipe, and tobacco: these are all of Bezery’s material possessions, and he carries them at all times. A member of the Mikea tribe,...

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