When you give to Intercontinental Cry, you're backing an organization that lives on the frontlines, whose work reaches across all geo-political boundaries in support of Indigenous Peoples.Your gift today will determine how much work we can do tomorrow!
There is a tired joke, a standard for Indigenous peoples on the Prairies, regarding the five dollar bill. The bill is sometimes referred to as “treaty money,” and a chuckle is shared when it is exchanged. On the Prairies, five dollars is the annual payment “status-Indians” receive in exchange for the Crown taking up lands […]
The Western Shoshone Nation made a submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee for the 2020 Periodic Review of the United States. The submission updates the UN body on the status of United States human rights and provides information of ongoing and current treatment of the Shoshone people under the International Covenant on Civil […]
Last month, indigenous Karen communities, the Salween Peace Park Committee, and the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN) officially launched the Salween Peace Park in the Mutraw District of Myanmar’s Kayin State. A three-day event in mid-December 2018 that featured traditional Karen ceremonies and performances was held to mark the ratification of Salween Peace […]
Raising alarm about human rights violations and the global climate crisis, activists from around the world are traveling to Washington, D.C. for the first annual Indigenous Peoples March, which will kick off at 8am local time on Jan. 18 outside the U.S. Department of the Interior’s main building. “It’s wonderful—and needed, now more than ever—to […]
Yesterday, RCMP and military forcefully breached a peaceful checkpoint on unceded Wet’suwet’en territory. Indigenous people were ripped from their homes by militarized police. There were at least 12 confirmed arrests, including an elder, and Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs were blocked from their own territories. Gidumt’en Clan spokesperson Molly Wickham was arrested on her land. She, along […]
Two days ago, members of the RCMP’s Aboriginal Police Liaison met with the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs and indicated that specially trained tactical forces will be deployed to forcibly remove Wet’suwet’en people from sovereign Wet’suwet’en territory. Police refused to provide any details of their operation to the Dini’ze and Tsake’ze (hereditary chiefs) including the number of […]
If you weren’t following Intercontinental Cry this year, there were a lot of great victories and milestones you probably missed. Indigenous peoples quashed more than five dozen mining concessions that threatened their territories. Four pipeline projects were stalled–including Canada’s wildly controversial Trans Mountain pipeline and the Keystone XL pipeline in America’s heartland. At one point, […]
Join more than 20,000 followers!
Send this to a friend