tribal solidarity

tribal & indigenous solidarity

Eagle Rock Defenders camp ‘crushed’ by Police


Dozens of heavily armed Police and State Troopers have raided the peaceful defenders camp at Eagle Rock in Michigan's Upper Peninsula; "crushing" the month-long effort to protect the sacred site from a controversial sulfide mine.

Brazilian tribal opposition to Belo Monte dam

A Kayapó Indian leader has appealed for support for his tribe, which is campaigning against the Belo Monte dam on the Xingu river in the Brazilian Amazon. He said, ‘I have always prevented my people from fighting, but I am very worried now. It is time that we take back what belongs to us’. He added that ‘3,000 warriors’ are ready to take up arms.

Brazil: Kayapo blockade heads into second month

May 23, 2010

It's been exactly one month to the day since a group of Kayapo set up a ferry blockade across the Xingu River in an ongoing protest against the controversial Belo Monte hydro dam.

Thousands of Tibetans mobilize to defend Sacred Mountains

May 18, 2010
A massive police crackdown may be imminent in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR), where thousands of Tibetan villagers have mobilized to defend their sacred mountains from exploitation.

News from EF! Italy

News from Earth First! Italy:

Massive “Climate Action Now” Banner unfurled

Climate Action Now Banner: Deployed on SFPR construction site in Delta, BC, Canada

April 25, 2010

Massive “Climate Action Now” Banner unfurled

DELTA, BC, CANADA - GatewaySucks.org and the Council of Canadians (Delta/Richmond chapter) unfurled a massive banner today that reads "CLIMATE ACTION NOW" on land slated for freeway construction.

Climate Action Now!

Climate Action Now banner deployed on South Fraser Perimeter Road construction site in Delta, BC, Canada. from http://www.gatewaysucks.org

Indigenous People take over mining firm in the wake of Climate Change conference

April 19, 2010

With the Global People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of the Mother Earth set to begin in Cochabamba, Bolivia, a group of Indigenous people have occupied the offices of a mining firm in the southeastern province of Potosi near the Chilean border.