tribal solidarity

tribal & indigenous solidarity

First Nations blockade Alberta tarsands highway near Fort McMurray

December 21, 2012. FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The leader of an aboriginal community near the Alberta tarsands says the federal government is clearing the way for development on traditional land.

Chief Alan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation says Ottawa's omnibus budget legislation weakens environmental protection in Canada.

Day of Action shuts down Keystone XL Construction

Day of Action Sees Dozens Walk On to Work Site as the Nacogdoches Community Rallies with Affected Landowners at Lake Nacogdoches to Protect Fresh Water Supply from Toxic Tar Sands

NACOGDOCHES, TX – MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19,

Belo Monte construction halts after protestors torch buildings at three construction sites

Work on Brazil’s $13 billion Belo Monte mega-dam was stopped on Monday after protesters torched buildings at three dam construction sites over the weekend.

Indigenous Communities Rise Up in Mexico

For the second time in less than two years, an indigenous community in the southwestern Mexican state of Michoacan has erected barricades and seized control of security matters. Located in the Purepecha highlands of the Pacific coast state, the small community of Urapicho in the municipality of Paracho has been under the self-declared control of the people for about a month now.

Ongoing Protests Over Brazil’s Anti-Indigenous Decree

Guajajara and Awa people occupy a railroad owned by mining giant Vale in protest of Brazil’s anti-indigenous decree, Oct 2, 2012.Guajajara and Awa people occupy a railroad owned by mining giant Vale in protest of Brazil’s anti-indigenous decree, Oct 2, 2012.

(USA) Lummi and Allies Unite Against Coal Exports

Lummi tribal leaders burned a mock cheque from coal companies during a protest at Cherry Point, Wa., Oct 2012 (Photo by: Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)