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Take action to stop the Energy East pipeline!

April 15, 2014. Source: Idle No More

Last year, TransCanada announced their intention to build a 4,500 km pipeline from the tar sands in Alberta, already devastating many Indigenous communities, to New Brunswick, where communities like Elsipogtog had to fight to stop dangerous fracking last year. 260 more words

Climate Change

On the road to reconciliation, tension between miners and Aboriginals grow

TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – While Canada has come a long way in reconciling pre-existing Aboriginal sovereignty with assumed Crown sovereignty, tension is rising between the proponents of several new mining projects located on Crown lands, or within Aboriginal reserves, and Aboriginals, who increasingly assert their rights. 134 more words

Environment

The Garafuna Society

The Garifuna society, also known as the Black Caribs, was first originated in XVII in San Vicente, about a century after the conquering of Central America, South America, and the lower Antilles. 365 more words

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Yasuní: The petitions are in, now comes the waiting game...

YASunidos claim they have easily surpassed the required amount of signatures calling for a referendum on the future of Yasuní, but they will take around a month to be verified. 1,007 more words

Environment

BC preparing injunction against Unist'ot'en pipeline resistance camp

By John Ahni Schertow, April 14, 2014. Source: Intercontinental Cry

Leaders of the Unist’ot’en resistance camp held a press conference in Vancouver on April 7, 2014 in response to leaked information that the Provincial government is preparing an injunction against the camp. 276 more words

Climate Change

Genocide

 “We are the only people on Earth asked to guarantee the security of our occupier ..while Israel is the only country that calls for defense from its victims” 

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