Native Leaders Remark on Shell & Arctic Drilling Announcement

Shell Abandons Arctic DrillingSeptember 29, 2015 – Royal Dutch Shell has announced its plans to abandon its attempts to drill for oil off Alaska’s northwest coast, citing disappointing results from exploratory wells. Native American leaders who have been campaigning against the Shell project and other extreme energy developments share their thoughts on the announcement made yesterday:

IEN Response to EPA comments on KXL

IEN Response to EPA comments on KXL

In response to comments released today by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the State Department’s Final Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL pipeline, Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, released the following statement:

South Dakotans to fight TransCanada on their own turf

South Dakotans to fight TransCanada on their own turf

 Share on Tumblr  Press conference: Capitol Building sidewalk, 15 minutes after PUC hearing ends Press call: Wednesday, October 29, 11:30am CT: 866-952-7528, Passcode KXL Dakota Rural Action will be live-tweeting the PUC hearing; follow @DakotaRural Pierre,...

During Obama Visit, Tribes Will Push for Keystone XL Rejection

 Share on Tumblr  MEDIA ADVISORY June 13, 2014 Contact: Aldo Seoane, aldoseoane@gmail.com, 605-319-8151   During Obama Visit, Tribes Will Push for Keystone XL Rejection North Dakota — When President Obama and the First Lady visits the Standing...

Tar Sands- The Undercover Reports from Rolling Stone

 Share on Tumblr  A first-hand report from an anonymous worker on Canada’s controversial oil pipelines There’s something in the air in Fort McMurray, Alberta – and it’s not just fumes from the massive oil sands processing plants north of...

Enbridge Spill in Viking, MN

 Share on Tumblr  IEN REPORT FROM THE FRONT LINES by Marty Cobenais Viking, MN – The small northern western Minnesota town of approximately100 people was the site of the latest Alberta Canada tar sands pipeline oil spill.  Enbridge Energy made the...

Red Lake Members take on Enbridge Energy, one arrested

 Share on Tumblr  Bemidji, MN— In a David vs. Goliath fight, David took the fight to Goliath.  At 1:05 pm, Wednesday, April 10, 2013.  Thirty people including; members of the group Nizhawendaamin Indaakiminaan (We Love Our Land), tribal members from...

First Nations responds to Suncor Tar Sands Tailings Breach:

 Share on Tumblr  Another Industry Failure to protect environment and First Nation rights March 26, 2013 Fort McMurray, AB– Last week Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) was in Ottawa with the Yinka Dene Alliance to support First...

Moccasins on the Ground to Protect Sacred Water

 Share on Tumblr  by Debra White Plume Lakota know we love Unci Maka.  All of Unci Maka. Our ancestors were free, to follow the Star Nation Path (the Good Red Road), to roam, to hunt, to be happy, to have sacred water. Then one day, FAT TAKER came thru camp,...

IEN Responds to Draft Keystone XL Supplemental EIS

 Share on Tumblr  Statement from the Indigenous Environmental Network Initial Response to the U.S. Department of State Keystone XL Pipeline Draft Supplemental EIS 2013 March 6, 2013 Last Friday, March 1st, in an unexpected move, President Obama’s U.S....

Grassroots Natives Meet EPA, Highlight Keystone XL Concerns

 Share on Tumblr  by Rob Capriccioso American Indian citizens are ramping up efforts to inform various federal agencies about the potential harmful effects on tribal communities if the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline is granted permission to run through large...

Red Lake Pipeline Blockade initiated in northern Minnesota

 Share on Tumblr  On the Red Lake sovereign nation land located in what is today known as northern Minnesota, an occupation has started at a location above the Enbridge-owned pipeline built without permission of the Red Lake Nation in 1949 (hashtag...