Contaminated Culture

 Native People Struggle With Tainted Resources, Lost Identity By Brian Bienkowski, Environmental Health News October 30, 2012 For the Anishinaabe people at the southernmost tip of Lake Huron, cedar is not just a tree—it is sacred. Used in medicines and teas, the...

Struggle to Stop a New Refinery in Fort Berthold

 Kandi Mossett, organizer with Indigenous Environmental Network and citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation, discusses the impacts of fossil fuel extraction on her community, and their struggle to stop a new refinery on the Fort Berthold Reservation in...

Communities Across US Stand with Those Impacted by Sandy

 To add your organization’s name to this statement, email michelle@movementgeneration.org We, community-based organizations and movements across the U.S. who are working for a Just Transition out of the climate crisis, stand in solidarity with the communities hit...

Re-election of US President Barack Obama

 On November 8th Earth Watch we speak to Tom Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network about what President Barack Obama’s re-election means for the climate change and the environment. Statement from Tom B.K. Goldtooth, Executive Director,...

Climate Change Threatens the Ojibwe’s Wild Rice Harvest

 By Mary Annette Pember November 2, 2012 From Indian Country Today It’s difficult to imagine a year without manoomin on the Bad River Reservation in northern Wisconsin. That wild rice—“food that grows on the water”—is so important to the people there that they...