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Shut Down the Tar Sands

While citizens in Nebraska and all over the USA watched and waited for the decision of Nebraskan Governor Heinman regarding his decision to allow or prevent the TransCanada Keystone XL oil pipeline into ‘his’ state, I cringed, as that mentality is damaging and part of...

ACTION: Join IEN at the Rally for Clean Energy on February 17

Voice opposition to the Keystone Oil Pipeline    The Indigenous Environmental Network will join 350.org, Sierra Club and hundreds of concerned citizens in a rally calling on elected officials to fight climate change and build a healthier future, joining voices in a...

Dispatches from the Front-lines of the Tar Sands to Renewables

Women of the Land Speak:  Dispatches from the Front-lines of the Tar Sands to Renewables February 17, 2013 7pm – 10 pm  Speakers from 7 to 9pm, networking from 9 to 10pm Busboys and Poets 1025 5th Street NW, Washington D.C. This event is part of the Women’s...

KXL Petition is Growing… Add Your Name Now!

Friends & Supporters, The “Tell President Obama to Stop Construction of the Southern Leg of Keystone XL” petition has clearly struck a nerve. People get that it is not enough for President Obama to deny TransCanada a cross-border permit. He must also...

Bold Nebraska, Natives protest pipeline, impact on land

January 28, 2013 7:00 pm By KEVIN ABOUREZK/Lincoln Journal Star Cowboys hats and shawls adorned a coalition of more than 100 ranchers and Native activists who gathered Monday at the state Capitol to protest the Keystone XL pipeline and show support for indigenous...

Gathering to Protect the Sacred From the Tar Sands and Keystone XL

January 3, 2013 Treaty Councils Oceti Sakowin Makoce Anpetu Waste Mitakuyepi: The Ihanktonwan Oyate Treaty Steering Committee is inviting Treaty Councils of the Oceti Sakowin to a historic gathering on January 23-25th 2013 for the following purpose: In Solidarity with...

Another Looming Cliff of Grave Consequence

By Robert Redford, Reader Supported News 04 January 13 The wake up call that Hurricane Sandy gave us was but one of many just in the last year. We can see that climate change is happening all around the country after the wildfires, droughts, floods and violent storms...

Keystone Pipeline Faces Indigenous Trans-Border Opposition

October 18, 2011 Geoff Dembicki, Special to CorpWatch – October 4th, 2011 In mid-September this year, as sharp winds howled across the Great Plains, indigenous leaders from either side of the U.S. –Canada border held an “emergency meeting” in the...

Mother Earth Accord

Tribal Government Chairs and Presidents, Traditional Treaty Councils, and US property owners, with First Nation Chiefs of Canada, impacted by TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and tar sands development present at the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Emergency...

NCAI: Resolution against the Keystone XL Pipeline

The National Congress of American Indians Resolution #MKE-11-030 Title: Opposition to the Construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline and Urging the U.S. to Reduce Reliance on Oil from Tar Sands and Instead, to Work towards Cleaner, Sustainable Energy Solutions WHEREAS,...