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

Watch Now: Man Camp 1 Minute Video

Josie “You Are Not Forgotten.” Photo: GJEP/Langelle Last year 5,590 Indigenous women were reported missing to the FBI’s National Crime Information Center… Indigenous women have been silently disappearing for generations. The growing movement around missing and murdered Indigenous… Read More

Ongoing Demonstrations In Support of Wet’suwet’en Shut Down Rail Traffic

Photo via Wet’suwet’en Supporter Toolkit 2020 A few weeks ago we got an update from Molly Wickham, a Gidimt’en Clan member, on Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod​. Here’s the link to her interview in case you missed it. https://globaljusticeecology.org/new-earth-watch-with-gidimten-clan-member-molly-wickham/… Read More

Legal Proceedings Have Begun Against Indigenous Leader Daniel Pascual

Photo: Daniel Pascual via Peoples Dispatch Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual Peoples Dispatch January 14, 2020 Zoe PC Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has… Read More

Indigenous Peoples Key to Saving Threatened Forests

Community of Amador Hernandez-Chiapas, Mexico. Photo: Langelle Phys.org January 7, 2020 Patrick Galey More than a third of the world’s vanishing pristine forests are managed by indigenous peoples under threat from development and deforestation, scientists said Tuesday, calling for… Read More