Posts Tagged ‘indigenous’

Honor Indigenous Communities Leading The Way On Climate Justice

Above photo: Joey Montoya, Indigenous Rising Media. As the legacy of colonialism destroys our environment, Indigenous Peoples are at the forefront of fighting back. When Christopher Columbus landed on Turtle Island, which we now call North America, he brought with him a goal of making profit — of taking from the land and people to create commerce. Today, […]

Indigenous People Lead White House Protest

Above Photo: Indigenous groups and their allies march to the White House. Demands President Biden Declare A Climate Emergency And Stop Approving Fossil Fuel Projects. “Joe Biden, you have been making false promises. You stopped Keystone XL — what about DAPL, Line 5, MVP?” said Joye Braun of Indigenous Environmental Network, who was arrested at today’s […]

Decolonization Or Extinction – Indigenous People’s Day 2021

Above photo: Join the Red Nation as we celebrate victories towards collective liberation and continued organizing against extractive industries, greedy capitalists, and settler colonization.  In 2015, The Red Nation and a coalition of Native and non-Native organizations led a successful campaign to rename the second Monday of October Indigenous Peoples’ Day (IPD) in Albuquerque, New […]

The UN Food Summit Ignored Indigenous People and Pushed The Great Reset Agenda

The United Nations recently held the Food Systems Summit with a focus on transforming the global food systems, but activists and farmers are exposing the summit as an attempt at corporate colonization of the food supply. On September 23, the United Nations held the Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) during the UN General Assembly in New […]

Nicaragua’s Rainforest And Indigenous Peoples

A Story Of Falsehood, Lies And US-Based Political Campaigns. Masaya, Nicaragua – Indigenous peoples and the rainforests that many inhabit are under threat. Everyone knows it. In Latin America especially, international NGOs like Global Witness and Frontline Defenders tell a story which seems self-evidently true: outsiders are exploiting natural resources, governments are indifferent or actively […]

Indigenous Peoples In Mexico Defend Their Right To Water

Above photo: The Chichipicas spring is one of the San Huitzizilapan indigenous community’s water sources, in the Lerma municipality, in the state of Mexico -adjacent to Mexico City-, where several community systems manage the resource. Emilio Godoy / IPS. Lerma/Coyotepec, Mexico – In the San Lorenzo Huitzizilapan Otomí indigenous community, in the state of Mexico –adjacent […]

Denver Refuses To Negotiate, Sweeps Indigenous Encampment

Above photo: A “Defend the Sacred” banner hanging outside Four Winds American Indian Council. Denver, CO – Under the hardline stance of Mayor Michael Hancock, Denver continues to sweep unhoused encampments—more than 80 this year alone—ignoring countless requests from unhoused residents and their advocates to stop, and refusing to negotiate any alternatives. Outside the Four Winds […]

Indigenous Leaders Face Barriers To UN Climate Conference

Above photo: The United Nations 20th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues began April 19, 2021. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Indigenous leaders are largely being excluded from participation in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference as the world grapples with escalating problems from floods, fires, heat, drought and […]

Indigenous People of Brazil Fight for Their Future

Indigenous protesters from Vale do Javari. Photograph Source: Fabio Rodrigues Pozzebom/ABr – CC BY 3.0 br Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before he came to power in 2019, it wasn’t clear what he wanted to build, but he knew exactly who and what he wanted to […]

Three indigenous Palestinian secrets

Most Palestinians see themselves as the self-evident indigenous people of the land. The relationship with the land, agriculture, and ancestral heritage has solidified this over centuries. However, huge efforts have been put in by Zionist propaganda groups to erase this fact and undermine this status. Like other colonial endeavors, the colonizer exerts his will on […]

Indigenous Woman Monument To Replace Columbus Statue

Above Photo: In this Oct. 12, 2020 file photo, a pedestrian takes a photo of graffiti on a temporary metal barrier set up to protect the perimeter of the Christopher Columbus’s statue which was removed by authorities on Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico Cito. Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced on Sunday, Sept. 5, […]

Christopher Columbus Statue In Mexico City To Be Replaced With 1 Honoring Indigenous Women

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Christopher Columbus is getting kicked off Mexico City’s most iconic boulevard. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced that the Columbus statue on the Paseo de la Reforma, often a focal point for Indigenous rights protests, would be replaced by a statue honoring Indigenous women. “To them we owe … the history of our […]

Indigenous Peoples Set Up Protest Camp In Brasilia

Above Photo: Indigenous Peoples From The Minas Gerais And Espirito Santo In Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 22, 2021. @ApibOficial / Twitter. Private Companies Seek To Set A Deadline For The Demarcation Of Indigenous Territories In Order To Speed Up The Extraction Of Natural Resources. From August 22 to 28, the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil […]

Ancient Indigenous Funerary Urns Unearthed in Ecuador [Images]

This week an unassuming Ecuadorian hacienda became a site of archaeological interest. Workers accidentally discovered a mound containing multiple Pre-Hispanic ceramic funerary urns while using heavy machinery to remove soil on private property in the province of Los Ríos. The funerary mound discovered at the hacienda in Antonio Sotomayor, canton Vinces, Los Ríos, Ecuador. ( […]

New Research Shows Philippine Indigenous Group Has Most Denisovan DNA

A small indigenous group surviving on the Bataan Peninsula on the Philippine island of Luzon has more Denisovan DNA than any other ethnic population in the world. That is the conclusion of an international team of evolutionary geneticists, led by Maximilian Larena and Mattias Jakobsson from Uppsala University in Sweden, who recently finished examining more […]

‘Stand with us’: Indigenous Line 3 opponents seek allies to fight tar sands pipeline

Opponents of Canadian company Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline march to the White House in Washington, D.C. on April 1, 2021 to call on President Joe Biden to cancel the toxic project’s permit. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images) As state and local law enforcement in Minnesota intensify their violent repression of water […]

Indigenous Rights Are A Counterforce To The Climate Crisis

Above Photo: The Breach Colonialism Caused Climate Change. Indigenous Rights Are A Solution Hours after narrowly escaping the fire that scorched his town, Lytton, B.C. resident Gordon Murray offered a warning to the rest of us. “We are a small, rural, Indigenous, low-income community, and we’re the spearpoint of climate change – but it’s coming […]

New Indigenous Land Dispute Brewing In Norfolk

Forty acres of Norfolk County farmland is poised to become the next front in the ongoing battle over Indigenous land rights. In 2015, the Haudenosaunee Development Institute bought a property on Concession 2 Townsend for $310,000 and has not paid property taxes since. The HDI, which is the development arm of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council, argues […]

Lawsuit Filed By Indigenous Water Protectors Against Sheriff

Above Photo: Giniw Collective. Indigenous environmental protectors opposing the expansion of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline, Tara Houska and Winona LaDuke, represented by the Center for Protest Law and Litigation, a project of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, and EarthRights International, today filed for a restraining order against Hubbard County, Sheriff Cory Aukes and the […]

Canadian Minister Confronted For Pushing Revisionist History Of Anti-Indigenous Schools

Mere minutes after being sworn in on Thursday, the new minister of Indigenous reconciliation in Manitoba, Canada, found himself in hot soup for defending the country’s so-called “residential schools,” where thousands of Indigenous children were held after being forcibly taken from their families. Alan Lagimodiere, the minister, was answering a question about the schools at […]

A Virtual Reunion 10 Years Later: Indigenous and Women of Color Feminists reflect on historic delegation to Palestine

Ten years ago, the Indigenous and Women of Color Feminist Delegation issued its historic statement, Justice for Palestine: A Call to Action from Indigenous & Women of Color Feminists. First published in Electronic Intifada and Jadaliyya and shared by the BDS movement and multiple other sites, the statement was translated to Spanish by delegation member […]

Media is FINALLY covering immense crimes against indigenous peoples in Canada that were known about DECADES ago. So why now?

July4, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett The reprehensible issue of what many deem “mass murder” of indigenous children in Canada’s Catholic school system has been in global headlines in recent weeks. But this should have been in the headlines decades ago. The nearly 1,000 bodies of indigenous children in mass graves were recently found by ground-penetrating radar, […]

June 30-July 1: Genocidal Canadian Churches evicted and banished by nine indigenous nations – see youtube………………..

Eviction and Banishment Order Issued to the Roman Catholic, Anglican and United Church of Canada by indigenous elders of the Squamish, Gitxsan, Nuu-Chah-Nulth, Secwepemc, Tsilhqot’in, Cree, Anishinaabeg, Mohawk-Kanien’keha:ka and Mi’kmaq nations July 1, 2021https://youtu.be/wz45SUZx21U We hereby invoke the Great Spirit and the Land Law of our nations by evicting and banishing forever your churches and their officials […]

751 Bodies Found Buried At Indigenous School In Canada, Leaders Say

REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Leaders of Indigenous groups in Canada said Thursday investigators have found 751 unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school for Indigenous children — a discovery that follows last month’s report of 215 at another school. “This was a crime against humanity, an assault on First Nations,” said Chief […]

Hundreds unmarked graves found at another Indigenous school in Canada

A First Nation in southern Saskatchewan said Wednesday that it has discovered hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of another former residential school for Indigenous children. A statement from the Cowessess First Nation and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous First Nations, which represents Saskatchewan’s First Nations, said that “the number of unmarked graves will […]

Mexico: Indigenous Mobilization Defends Their Territory

On June 8, PBI-Mexico posted: “On Saturday, May 29, PBI accompanied a mobilisation of the indigenous communities of Mogotavo, Bacajípare and Huetosachi, of the Sierra Tarahumara for the defense of life and ancestral territory.” PBI-Mexico further highlights: “These Indigenous communities are at risk for dispossession of their lands.” Among the groups accompanied by PBI-Mexico that […]

7 Things I Learned by Collaborating with Indigenous Wisdom Keepers

Photo credit: Three Pemon youths By La Mesa – Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11506616 I first met Indigenous wisdom keepers as a child. After days of off-road driving to the Gran Sabana in Venezuela, we had arrived at the ancestral lands of the Pemón people, where they still lived. “Go fill up your thermoses with […]

Remains of more than 200 children found at site of Canadian indigenous school in ‘heartbreaking’ tragedy

The remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, have been found buried on a site that was once Canada’s largest indigenous residential school, in what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau described as a reminder of a “shameful chapter” in the country’s history. More than 150,000 First Nations children were required to attend […]

Bodies Of More Than 200 Children Found At Former Indigenous School In Canada

KAMLOOPS, British Colombia (AP) — The remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, have been found buried on the site of what was once Canada’s largest Indigenous residential school — one of the institutions that held children taken from families across the nation. Chief Rosanne Casimir of the Tk’emlups te Secwépemc […]

Remains of 215 children found at Canadian Indigenous school

The remains of 215 children have been found buried at the site of a former residential school in Canada established more than a century ago to assimilate indigenous people into mainstream society, according to a local Aboriginal community. An expert spotted the human remains last weekend using geo-radar at the site of the former residential […]

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