Indigenous peoples

21.03.2020

Coronavirus. Wet’suwet’en heraditary chiefs activities slow down and Export Development Canada consider a loan to Coastal GasLink

Coronavirus. Wet’suwet’en heraditary chiefs activities slow down and Export Development Canada consider a loan to Coastal GasLink

The solidarity movement activities with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs has slow down in recent days because of coronavirus in Canada. Earlier in March a federal Crown corporation, Export Development Canada (EDC) has consider a loan to Coastal GasLink. If Export Development Canada (EDC) issues the loan, it will in effect… »

04.03.2020

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs tentative agreement and ongoing dispute over the Coastal GasLink pipeline

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs tentative agreement and ongoing dispute over the Coastal GasLink pipeline

The Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and the B.C. and Canadian governments have come to a tentative agreement about rights and title, but none of the parties have changed their position on the controversial Coastal GasLink pipeline. Chief Woos, who represents the Gidimt’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en, said the past three days… »

02.03.2020

‘Against Colonial Violence and Land Theft,’ Indigenous Activists and Allies Target Mining Industry Convention in Toronto

‘Against Colonial Violence and Land Theft,’ Indigenous Activists and Allies Target Mining Industry Convention in Toronto

Demonstration held “in solidarity with every community that has found itself staring down the barrel of a gun for daring to oppose Canada’s ongoing colonial project through resource extraction.” By Jon Queally, staff writer – Common Dreams Hundreds of people led by Indigenous land defenders and a coalition of environmental… »

29.02.2020

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs meet with government representative

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs meet with government representative

The Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs have invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier John Horgan (B.C. Premier) to Wet’suwet’en Territory to meet. However, both have declined at this time. Therefore, the Hereditary Chiefs have agreed, as a first step, to meet with Ministers Bennett and Fraser from federal and provincial governments… »

28.02.2020

Rediscovering the Maya Tzeltal culture. 3- The corn people

Rediscovering the Maya Tzeltal culture. 3- The corn people

“The birds sing to ask the sky for rain. They sing for corn to grow, the life food of creation. Our elders knew the needs of the animals well; they allowed them to eat a part of the harvest, because the fruits of Mother Earth had to be shared. The… »

25.02.2020

Police arrest Mohawk demonstrators at the blockage on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory near Belleville Ontario

Police arrest Mohawk demonstrators at the blockage on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory near Belleville Ontario

On Monday, police were clearing away Mohawk demonstrators who have blocked rail traffic on one of Canada’s most vital routes for the past 18 days, as threats break out of further protests in support of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. As television stations in Canada played video of arrests at the Tyendinaga… »

23.02.2020

Canada. One in three inmates is Native American, Inuit or Métis, Aboriginal people make up less than 5% of the country’s population

Canada. One in three inmates is Native American, Inuit or Métis, Aboriginal people make up less than 5% of the country’s population

“The indigenization of Canada’s prison population is nothing less than a national travesty… the proportion of Aboriginal people behind bars now exceeds 30% of the total prison population, he said.” said Dr. Ivan Zinger, Correctional Investigator of Canada last January. »

21.02.2020

Media strategy? Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) offered to pull out of Wet’suwet’en Territory

Media strategy? Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) offered to pull out of Wet’suwet’en Territory

The solidarity movement with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs is growing everywhere in Canada. We’re into a second week of rail blockades and mass protests, and new ones keep popping up in different parts of the country and in United States. Thursday the RCMP has offered to pull its officers back… »

19.02.2020

Shut Down Canada Until it Solves its War, Oil, and Genocide Problem

Shut Down Canada Until it Solves its War, Oil, and Genocide Problem

Indigenous people in Canada are giving the world a demonstration of the power of nonviolent action. The justness of their cause — defending the land from those who would destroy it for short term profit and the elimination of a habitable climate on earth — combined with their courage and… »

15.02.2020

Wet’suwet’en Houses launched a lawsuit argues Coastal GasLink pipeline violates Canada’s Paris Agreement

Wet’suwet’en Houses launched a lawsuit argues Coastal GasLink pipeline violates Canada’s Paris Agreement

“As House Chief it is my responsibility to… »

Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address to subscribe to our daily news service.

Search

 

Documentaries Catalogue

In Mobilization For Assange!

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Archives

Except where otherwise note, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.