Haudenosaunee Hold Idle No More Round Dance in Syracuse

 Citizens of the six nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and their non-Native supporters joined hands in a flash mob Round Dance of solidarity with the Idle No More movement on Saturday, December 29, bringing drums and songs to the lover level of the Destiny...

Awake, Hungry and Idle No More

 By Naomi Klein, NaomiKlein.org 26 December 12 I woke up just past midnight with a bolt. My six-month-old son was crying. He has a cold – the second of his short life– and his blocked nose frightens him. I was about to get up when he started snoring again....

Clayton Thomas-Muller #IdleNoMore Ottawa Rally

 Harper said sorry for residential schools…yeah, we remember that sound bite! Harper is not the first white man to try to placate Indigenous Peoples with pretty or well meaning words, while also trying to steal our land and our resources, destroy our cultures and...

Tar Sands In Minnesota

 Marty Cobenais, Pipeline Organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network talks about Minnesota and Tar Sands pipelines in the featured video...

Thousands expected at Ottawa protest on Friday

 First Nations people and their supporters are uniting under the banner Idle No More against the federal government’s changes to legislation which will affect treaties and traditionally used lands. At noon on Friday, December 21st, a grassroots led protest is...

No plans for formal consultation on water protection rule changes

  The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has no formal plans to consult with stakeholders on new regulations or partnerships to prevent industrial pollution after major changes to environmental protection laws were adopted last summer, says newly released...

Water protections lost under Harper’s C-38 and C-45

 Postmedia News reports, “The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has no formal plans to consult with stakeholders on new regulations or partnerships to prevent industrial pollution after major changes to environmental protection laws were adopted last summer...

Climate Activists Press Conference

 Press Statement of Tom BK Goldtooth, Executive Director, Indigenous Environmental Network United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 18th Conference of the Parties (COP 18) Doha, Qatar December 07, 2012, 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Doha, Qatar – Hurricane...

Memorandum to Collaborate to Protect Indian Sacred Sites

 Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Interior Sign Memorandum to Collaborate to Protect Indian Sacred Sites News Release Release No. 0354.12 Contact: USDA Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and...