Earth Watch: BJ McManama of Indigenous Environmental Network Discusses Opposition to GE Trees

Photo: Sharratt/The Campaign to Stop GE Trees (Seneca/Welsh) Brenda Jo has been involved with Indigenous and environmental issues for over 25 years. Beginning in the early 1990s working with WV State agencies on NAGPRA, opposition to mountaintop/strip coal… Read More

Call for Solidarity After Paramilitaries Burn Zapatista Coffee Harvest in Chiapas

Building with Zapatista murals in Amador Hernandez. Photo: Langelle Note: Global Justice Ecology Project has always stood in solidarity with the Zapatista autonomous communities in and around the Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico.  In 1996 GJEP co-founder Orin… Read More

Zapatista Indigenous Governing Council statement on 8/22 attack by paramilitaries

Note: Global Justice Ecology Project has always stood in solidarity with the Zapatista autonomous communities in and around the Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico.  In 1996 GJEP co-founder Orin Langelle traveled to La Realidad, home to the headquarters… Read More

Earth Watch: Joye Braun On Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown

Joye Braun is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, a wife, mother and grandmother. Braun was the first camper at Standing Rock and stayed until forced eviction in February 2017 spending 10 months on the hround.She’s… Read More

In Memoriam: Charles “Chaz” Tsyaktati Wheelock – August 24, 1950 – May 23, 2020

Global Justice Ecology Project’s staff and board of directors sends heartfelt condolences to Chaz Wheelock’s family, friends and colleagues – especially those at Indigenous Environmental Network, which he co-founded in 1990. We had the honor of working with… Read More

Earth Watch: Klee Benally On Indigenous Mutual Aid

Photo Courtesy of Klee Benally Klee is a Diné musician, traditional dancer, artist, filmmaker, & Indigenous anarchist. Klee is originally from Black Mesa and has worked nearly all of his life at the front lines in struggles to… Read More

Chile Repression Against Mapuches Continues

Special Report: Mapuche Eviction in Liempi Colipi By photolangelle May 4, 2020 On 30 April 2020 I received a message from Red de Acción por los Derechos Ambientales RADA‘s Alejandra Parra that people were evicted from the Mapuche land re-occupation in Liempi… Read More

Earth Watch: First Nations Elder Matthew Mukash On Coronavirus

Cree women tanning hide, Whapmagoostui, Cree Territory (Canada) in 1993. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Matthew Mukash, elder was born in 1951 on the land in Eeyou Istchee, the traditional Cree territory in northern Quebec. He is known for his extensive work to… Read More

Ceremonial Elders of Whapmagoostui, QC Canada Give Message to the World re: Covid 19

Chief Matthew Mukash. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Message to the World From the Ceremonial Elders of Whapmagoostui, QC Canada Source: CENSORED NEWS, 30 March 2020. Sacred fire was lit in our community on Thursday, March 16th 2020 and burned for people to… Read More

The COVID-19 Crisis and Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous man. Espirito Santo, Brazil, November 2005.  Tupinikim and Guaraní peoples cut down a plantation of eucalyptus trees owned by Aracruz Celulose to rebuild this village in its traditional location. The village had been forcibly removed to make… Read More