In this 27-minute presentation, Dr. Jared A. Ball discusses the role of mainstream media as a colonial propaganda tool for psychological warfare. The presentation was delivered on March 26, 2011, at the National Conference on the Other Wars in Washington, D.C., an event organized by The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and […]
Tensions are mounting in the indigenous Naso territory in Bocas del Toro province, western Panama, where protestors have blocked access to the Bonyic Hydroelectric project, a 30MW dam currently under construction on the banks of the Bonyic river. For more information, please see: https://intercontinentalcry.org/isolated-and-ignored-naso-fear-police-repression/
From its very name, American-owned SG Sustainable Oils Cameroon, Ltd. (SGSOC) presents a pro-environment, pro-resources image. This is supported by an impressive-sounding partnership with an NGO by the name of All for Africa and as a package typifies the kind of convoluted modern-day foreign investment going on in Africa. It is sadly all too familiar […]
In this two-part video, the Indigenous Knowledge Project speak with the Barabaig about the food crisis they now face. See below for part 2 of this interview. The main issues can be succinctly summarized as globalization and climate change. Due to land seizures caused by land privatization, the Barabaig have been forced to adopt a […]
“The Washington state community of La Push, located just west of Olympic National Park, is home to the Quileute Indian Nation, a tiny tribe that gained popularity for its portrayal in the hit book and movie series “Twilight.”” Together with the PBS NewsHour and KCTS9, EarthFix recently visited the tribe to hear their story. Note: […]
For the Ktunaxa, Qat’muk is the home of the Grizzly Bear Spirit and it is a vital part of Ktunaxa culture and of the environment of the region. The BC Government is about to approve an environmental disaster in southeastern British Columbia. The Jumbo Glacier resort proposal, located in the heart of Qat’muk, threatens critical […]
This interview with Secwepemc Elder Irene Billy was conducted in May 2012. Irene Billy, most well-known for her defense of Indigenous land rights when she was arrested in 2001 for protesting Sun Peaks Resort, speaks here about mining on Secwepemc lands. Interview and video by Harjap Grewal and Harsha Walia.
This aptly-named short film profiles the new rush to extract uranium from Havasupai lands and elsewhere around the Grand Canyon National Park. When the U.S. government announced its 20-year withdrawal of nearly one million acres of public land from uranium mining at the Grand Canyon, people across the United States breathed a much-needed sigh of […]
Threatened by the construction of a huge hydroelectric dam in the Amazon rainforest, Indigenous Peoples of the Xingu River Basin fight together to prevent by any means what they consider to the makings of a terrible catastrophe with global consequences. Belo Monte, An Announcement Of War is an independent, crowd-funded, feature-length documentary about the largest […]
Fractured Land follows the courageous journey of a modern Indigenous warrior to preserve his people’s land and culture from the forces of neocolonialism in Canada. Caleb Behn is a young, indigenous warrior fighting to save his people’s land and culture. Deep in the exquisite wilderness of northeastern British Columbia, where Caleb’s people live, the multi-billion-dollar […]
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