tribal solidarity

tribal & indigenous solidarity

Red Lake Pipeline Blockade. 28th feb

Enbridge Energy LP has been trespassing on Red Lake Nations Ceded lands in Minnesota by operating multiple pipelines without an easement. Nizhawendaamin Indaakiminaan, a group of grassroots Red Lake tribal members and allies, demand that the flow of oil through these pipelines be stopped.

Indigenous resistance forces Malaysia to scale back twelve dam megaproject

A Malaysian state minister Friday said the government would not push ahead with building a dozen new dams on Borneo island, acknowledging they have caused outrage from local tribes and environmentalists.

Armed indigenous community forces Petroamazonas to abandon oil project in Ecuador

An indigenous community in the Ecuadorian Amazon has won a reprieve after building up an arsenal of spears, blowpipes, machetes and guns to fend off an expected intrusion by the army and a state-run oil company.

Six People Arrested Inside Enbridge Hearings

Vancouver, BC / Coast Salish Territories – This morning (15th Jan), six people directly intervened in the Enbridge pipeline joint Environmental Assessment and Energy Board hearings and put climate change on the agenda.

Ecuadorian Indigenous Village Threatens to “Die Fighting” Against Oil Company - 15th Jan

 

An indigenous community in the Ecuadorian rainforest says they “will die fighting to protect the rainforest” after they say they were swindled by an oil company into signing away rights to 70,000 hectares of one of the most biodiverse areas in the world.

Self-Determination and Self-Defense in Cherán, Michoacán

Forest defenders from Cheran, Michoacan display their solidarity with the Idle No More movement in Canada.Forest defenders from Cheran, Michoacan display their solidarity with the Idle No More movement in Canada.

Idle No More International Day of Action – January 28, 2013

Thousands have attended round dances and rallies, like this one in Vancouver, B.C., in the month since Idle No More hit the political scene. (Photo by David P. Ball)Thousands have attended round dances and rallies, like this one in Vancouver, B.C., in the month since Idle No More hit the political scene. (Photo by David P. Ball) 14th Jan 2012.

First Nations may engage in economic blockades if Canada refuses treaty talks

First Nations leaders have discussed plans to launch country-wide economic disruptions by the middle of January if Prime Minister Stephen Harper doesn’t agree to hunger-striking Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence’s demand for a treaty meeting

New Keystone XL Aerial Tree Blockade Halts Construction in Diboll, TX, 3rd Jan

Unprecedented “dump platforms” protected by intricate 100 ft perimeter web of safety lines to protect sitters; action declared in solidarity with “Idle No More” in Canada

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Idle No More - First Nation blockade of Sarnia CN Rail track

Dec 25th, 2012

A southwestern Ontario First Nation is planning a rally in Sarnia today — the fourth day of its blockade of a CN Rail line in the city.