LISTEN: Earth Watch interview with Clayton Thomas-Müller

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Clayton Thomas-Müller. Clayton is a member of the Treaty #6 based Mathias Colomb Cree Nation also known as Pukatawagan located in Northern Manitoba, Canada. Based in Winnipeg,… Read More

‘Don’t Let Them Die,’ Asks Brother of Hunger Striking Mapuche Leader

Originally published by TelesurTV.net: “Don’t let them die,” asked the brother of one of the Mapuche Indigenous leaders demanding justice. A Mapuche leader who has been on a hunger strike to demand justice for Indigenous people arrested in… Read More

LISTEN: Filmmaker Lyn Goldfarb on New Film Featuring Indigenous Communities Taking on Big Oil

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Lyn Goldfarb, an award-winning independent filmmaker with 19 documentaries broadcast on PBS and major cable. Goldfarb is producing Amazonia Lot 1-AB with director/producer Nicole Karsin. Goldfarb’s films have screened… Read More

WATCH: Mapuches Denounce Illegal Police Operations in Argentina

Originally published by telesurtv.net Indigenous Mapuche leaders have denounced that Argentine police entered their territory without a judicial order with the excuse of searching for disappeared activist Santiago Maldonado. The Neuquen Mapuche Confederation said in a statement that police… Read More

Why Marginalized Voices Matter in Climate Change Negotiations

Photo by Orin Langelle courtesy of PhotoLangelle.org   Originally published by GlobalWitness.org   As a student attending the COP21 conference in Paris in December 2015, I witnessed first-hand just how marginalized populations are disproportionately impacted yet rarely included… Read More

Will Global Warming Change Native American Religious Practices?

By Rosalyn R. LaPier Originally appeared in Intercontinental Cry    The Colorado River, one of the longest rivers in the United States, is gradually shrinking. This is partly a result of overuse by municipalities and seasonal drought. The other reason… Read More

Ranchers and Tribes Unite Once Again to Fight the Keystone XL

By Devi Lockwood  Originally published by Yes! Magazine A week after tens of thousands turned out in support of science and as thousands more this weekend take to the streets for the People’s Climate March, a quieter walk will… Read More

Native American, Environmental Groups File Lawsuit to Overturn Trump’s Keystone XL Permit

First Suit Filed for an Injunction Against Trump’s Keystone XL Pipeline Permit by Indigenous Environmental Network, North Coast Rivers Alliance   WASHINGTON – The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA) have filed suit in… Read More

Leonard Peltier Denied Freedom By President Obama

In his final day in office, President Obama has denied clemency to imprisoned Native American activist Leonard Peltier. Peltier was convicted of murder of tw0 FBI agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota in 1975. There is,… Read More

10 Indigenous and Environmental Struggles—And How You Can Help in 2017

By The Indigenous #NoDAPL Coalition Published in Yes Magazine   The Black Snake is not yet dead. Far from it. The corporations behind the Dakota Access pipeline made it clear that they “fully expect to complete construction of the… Read More