tribal solidarity

tribal & indigenous solidarity

Brazil tribes occupy contentious dam site

30th June 2012

About 150 indigenous people are protesting a massive dam they say will dry up the river their livelihood depends on.

Quebec Police Dismantle Innu Blockade Against Controversial Hydro Complex

March 11, 2012

Quebec provincial police went on the march last Friday to dismantle a blockade that a group of Innu citizens erected to protest the construction of hydro transmission lines through their traditional territory.

Five Lakota Arrested for Forming Blockade on Pine Ridge Reservation

7 March 2012

Five Lakota were arrested Monday evening in Wanblee, South Dakota when they formed a blockade to halt a convoy of trucks going through the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Insurrectionary ecological struggle continues (Papua)

News update from the struggle against the Indonesian state, mining and logging companies by Papuan people.
- a drilling rig is set afire in kampung Tablasupa
- five logging camps burned by Arso villagers

Malaysia: Temiar Blockade and Indigenous Rights

29.1.12

Eight Temiar indigenous people (also known as Orang Asli) in Malaysia were arrested by the police for attempting to set up a blockade and prevent loggers from entering their village in Gua Musang, Kelantan.

Earth First! Winter Moot, what to expect

This years Earth First! Winter Moot takes place in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. In a months time environmentalists from across the UK and beyond will converge to discuss and debate. Below is an update from the organising collective who are working on the program.

Indigenous Elders & Supporters Occupy ALEC Member Salt River Project Headquarters

2.12.11

Indigenous Dine’ (Navajo) and O’odham elders and supporters are taking direct action by occupying Salt River Project (SRP) headquarters today at 10am. This action is occurring while the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) holds their “States & Nation Policy Summit” in Scottsdale, AZ. SRP is on ALEC’s corporate board.