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Give a Gift of Solidarity & Support! Help Siléi Community Empowerment Project with Final Down-payment!

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Outta Your Backpack Media (OYBM) & Taala Hooghan Infoshop are sending you end of the year greetings and a plea for support to help Silei Community Empowerment Project (SCEP) complete down-payment for the community center we now call home. In 2012, SCEP was established for the purpose of purchasing and owning a 4,500 sq ft…

Indigenous People & Supporters Block Tar Sands Megaload Shipment in Umatilla, OR.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/1/13 Media contacts: Trip Jennings, Portland Rising Tide – TripJennings1@gmail.com – 541.729.3294 Tribal Members, activists block Tar Sands megaload shipment in Umatilla, OR.  Umatilla, OR – Sunday: Two arrested as Tribal Members and Climate Justice Activists blocked a megaload bound for the Alberta Tar Sands. The action Sunday night prevented the megaload…

Energy Fuels Resources Inc. Forced to Close Uranium Mines Near Grand Canyon

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Grand Canyon, AZ — Energy Fuels Resources Inc. has been forced to halt two controversial uranium mines near the Grand Canyon. Citing falling uranium prices, Energy Fuels will also be temporarily closing it’s White Mesa Mill in Blanding, Utah. The White Mesa Mill is currently the only active uranium processing plant in the US. The…

Indigenous Elders and Medicine Peoples Council Statement on Fukushima

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Please visit this link where you can sign to show your support and stand in solidarity with the Elders: www.caretakersofmotherearth.com View the original statement with signatures here (PDF): COUNCIL_FUKUSHIMA_STATEMENT_OCT_2013. Council Statement This statement reflects the wisdom of the Spiritual People of the Earth, of North and South America, working in unity to restore peace, harmony…

Photos & Video from Peabody, NGS, & Bureau of Reclamation Meeting

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Read the previously issued news release here: http://www.indigenousaction.org/news-advisory-protest-planned-to-stop-further-desecration-of-burial-sites-on-black-mesa/ Grassroots voices were initially excluded until an email announcement was sent from the Museum of Northern Arizona (not by Bureau of Reclamation) at 5pm the evening before the meeting. Residents from Black Mesa & other concerned community members voiced concerns about the process and threats of further…

Podcast: Idle No More/Protect the Peaks Protest Attack Trial Update

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This is an audio update regarding this story: Native Youth Drummers Attacked by Snowbowl Supporter at City of Flagstaff Ski Event.

Indigenous Action Media interview with Leslynn Begay regarding the ongoing trial addressing an attack on her two boys by Snowbowl supporter at Flagstaff’s Dew Downtown event.

 

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Occupied Abenaki Lands Desecrated by 9/11 Memorial, Protesters Intervene to Adress U.S. Imperialism & Genocide

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Please read the full statements by two of the protesters at the bottom of this release. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 12, 2013   CONTACT: Anna Shireman-Grabowski: ashiremangrabowski@gmail.com Amanda Lickers: amandalickers@gmail.com, (705) 957-7468   Occupied Abenaki Lands Desecrated by 9/11 Memorial Protesters Intervene to Adress U.S. Imperialism & Genocide   Middlebury College, VT — At…

Cher “Remix” Video Brings out the Hate

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LogoTV recently published a remix of Cher’s new video for her single “Woman’s World” featuring former Rupaul’s Drag Race contestant Wilam in a war bonnet style headdress. The look is an apparent homage to Cher’s 1973 video performance of “Half Breed” where she wore a similarly styled headdress while riding a horse and singing. Watch…

New Site for Indigenous Resistance and Liberation Graphics: www.design.indigenousaction.org

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Design.IndigenousAction.org was created to support, agitate, & inspire Indigenous resistance & liberation struggles. We created this site for Indigenous artists and graphic designers to connect, collaborate, and get some work that helps support themselves. All content is free to use (CC or @nti-copyright attributes) – unless it’s made specifically for another group (like a logo or…

Ndee-Nnee Alliance statement on the Future Work of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Twelfth Session United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues May 20-31, 2013 New York, New York Ndee-Nnee Alliance   FUTURE WORK OF THE PERMANENT FORUM   The NdeeNnee Alliance would like to thank Bik’ehgo’ihi’nan, the Life Giver, and Nigodzan, Earth is Woman, for giving us all life and for allowing all our indigenous brothers and…

Mt. Taylor Faces ‘Permanent and Severe’ Adverse Cultural Impacts

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By Klee Benally @eelk Draft Environmental Impact Statement Reveals Forest Service Plan to ‘Deviate’ from Existing Laws GALLUP, NM — The Cibola National Forest Service (CNFS) has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a mine proposed on Mt. Taylor that will violate the existing Forest Management Plan. Instead of upholding their current standards…

Protect Holy Mt. Taylor: MASE Urges Opposition to Roca Honda Uranium Mine

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Contact: www.masecoalition.org masecoalition2008@gmail.com Hello friends and allies, Many of you are aware of MASE and the work we are doing in northwestern New Mexico to stop proposed new uranium mines in and around our communities.  The Forest Service has just released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Roca Honda mine, the first proposed…

News Release: Havasupai Tribe, Conservation Groups Challenge Uranium Mine Threatening Grand Canyon

The “Canyon” uranium mine, seen here in the foreground, with Grand Canyon National Park six miles to its north. Photo by Bruce Gordon, Ecoflight.

Read the complaint here: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/programs/public_lands/mining/Grand_Canyon_Uranium_Mining/pdfs/Complaint_03-07-2013.pdf For Immediate Release, March 7, 2013 Contact: Don Watahomigie, Chairman, Havasupai Tribe (928) 448-2731 or (928) 660-0023, htchair@havasupai-nsn.gov Matthew Putesoy, Vice Chairman, Havasupai Tribe, (928) 448-2731, mattputesoy@yahoo.com Roger Clark, Grand Canyon Trust (928) 890-7515, rclark@grandcanyontrust.org Taylor McKinnon, Center for Biological Diversity (928) 310-6713, tmckinnon@biologicaldiversity.org Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club (602) 999-5790,…