A ‘Red Deal’: Why Indigenous Communities Belong at the Center of Climate Action

A ‘Red Deal’: Why Indigenous Communities Belong at the Center of Climate Action

Josue De Luna Navarro

“Everything they do to us, they do to the mountains, the rivers, the forests”

By Moira Millán
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA — We want to communicate to the whole society, to the political class and to the peoples of the world that we, the indigenous women of the territories in conflict, find ourselves strengthened and certain of this...

‘You protect, and then you harvest’

By Monica Evans
RAROTONGA, Cook Islands — On March 1, 2000, traditional Māori elders gathered with family, community members and government officials on the white-sand shore of Aro’a Lagoon to pray, make speeches, and formally place the water body under the protection of...

Amazon Uprising: Defunding the Destruction

By Mark Heley and Iván Sawyer García
Finally, the rains have come to the Amazon. After a dry season, where more than 64,000 fires burned throughout the region–many of them deliberately started to clear land for beef and soy production–it’s a blessed relief for the people, wildlife...

‘Symbolic rent’: Seattle residents pay reparations to Native American tribe

By Gregory Scruggs
Every month, business coach Maggie Karshner makes three rent payments: one for her apartment, another for her office and the third to the Duwamish tribe. The Duwamish are an indigenous group of about 700 people whose ancestral lands include what...

Victory! Ecuador’s President Repeals Austerity Decree and Ends Violence

By Amazon Watch
In an unprecedented public dialogue between the Ecuadorian government and the indigenous movement, President Lenin Moreno announced the repeal of Decree 883 Sunday night, ending an eleven-day strike that paralyzed the country and was met with brutal police repression against...

Indigenous Rights Report

By Teodora Corina Hasegan
This is the Indigenous Rights Report for the week of October 5, 2019. In this week’s report: 31 Alaska Native Nations sue EPA to block Pebble mine Wisconsin tribe turns down $24M, says ‘remove Line 5’ pipeline Oil company permanently...

More Pipelines Mean More Threats of Sexual Violence for Indigenous Women

By Abaki Beck
Later this month, the South Dakota Water Management Board will be holding five hearings on water permits needed for the Keystone XL pipeline expansion, which will cross several rivers as it makes its way from the tar sands in Alberta to...

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...

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