tribal solidarity

tribal & indigenous solidarity

Indigenous Hawaiian’s Take on Monsanto and GMOs 15th April

Young residents of Molokai, Hawaii, protest GMOs as part of a month-long series of actions against biotech chemical companies. (WNV/Imani Altemus-Williams)Young residents of Molokai, Hawaii, protest GMOs as part of a month-long series of actions against biotech chemical companies. (WNV/Imani Altemus-Williams)

Newmont May Abandon Minas Conga Plans, Forbes Predicts 14th April

Protesters in Lima, Peru express opposition to the Minas Conga Mine. Sign reads: “Democracy Now! Killing Forbidden!”Protesters in Lima, Peru express opposition to the Minas Conga Mine. Sign reads: “Democracy Now! Killing Forbidden!”

Muskrat Falls Inuit Arrested Battling Churchill River Hydroelectric Project in Labrador 13th April

A 74-year old Inuit elder has ended a hunger strike and been released from jail after being arrested along with seven others protesting the controversial Muskrat Falls hydroelectric dam on the Churchill River in Labrador.

Protests, Lawsuits and Arson: South American Mine Resistance 12th April

Thousands of indigenous peoples led by CONAIE (Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador) converge on Quito in March 2012 after a 15-day march demanding an end to open pit mining and new oil concessions.Thousands of indigenous peoples led by CONAIE (Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador) converge on Quito in March 2012 after a 15-day march demanding an end to open pit mining and new oil concessions.

Chile suspends Barrick Gold mine on indigenous fears of pollution 11th April

A Chilean court on Wednesday suspended Barrick Gold Corp.’s Pascua-Lama mine after indigenous communities complained that the project is threatening their water supply and polluting glaciers.

Oklahoma Grandmother Locks Herself to KXL Heavy Machinery 9th April

ALLEN, OK – Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 9:00 AM – Oklahoma grandmother Nancy Zorn, 79, from Warr Acres, has locked herself to a piece of heavy machinery effectively halting construction on TransCanada’s Keystone

Amazon Dam Activists Threaten to Wage War on Brazil Over Military Incursion 3rd April

Brazil dam row – local activists march past machinery being used in the construction of the massive Belo Monte hydroelectric damBrazil dam row – local activists march past machinery being used in the construction of the massive Belo Monte hydroelectric dam

Tar Sands Protestor Disrupts Transcanada Presentation

February 28th, 2013, 1:45pm — a protestor with Tar Sands Blockade this afternoon locked his neck to a projector screen in the middle of a TransCanada presentation at the North American Crude Marketing Conference in Houston.