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BY staff | Cannon Ball, ND | 9/10/16
On Sept. 8, at the Standing Rock encampment to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, the sky is deep velvet studded with the endless stars of the Milky Way, when a public address system cackles, stirring the camp. Indigenous people and their supporters are not here to sleep under the cold sky. They are here to protect the water and stop the Dakota Access pipeline.
BY staff | Cannon Ball, ND | 8/27/16
As the sun came up behind the clouds, Aug. 26, the camp was already stirring in one of the two main Sacred Stone Spirit resistance camps.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Washington, DC | 7/21/15
In the Philippines, there is a mounting crisis of human rights abuses against indigenous people, labor and community activists at the hands of the armed forces.
BY Chris Getowicz | Minneapolis, MN | 11/03/14
Over five thousand people joined eleven tribal nations in demanding Washington’s football franchise “change the name!”
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 4/25/14
With Native American activists and other supporters of social justice packing City Hall, the Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously on Friday, April 25 to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day.
BY Chris Getowicz | Minneapolis, MN | 11/08/13
Over 800 people gathered here, Nov. 7, to demand the Washington Redskins change their racist name.
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 9/04/13
On Oct. 2 through Oct. 4, the U.S. government will be put on trial for “malfeasance in Indian Country,” according to a statement released at a press conference Sept. 4.
BY staff | Hayward, WI | 8/09/13
A group of protesters are facing arrest in northern Wisconsin. Members of Lac Courte Oreilles (LCO) Band of Ojibwe and others have been hosting a traditional harvest camp for nearly two months near a proposed mine site in Iron and Ashland counties.
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 3/21/13
After a spirited protest downtown, Indigenous rights leaders, including Nina Wilson, a founder of Idle No More, gathered here at the American Indian Center on Franklin Avenue, March 21, for a wrap-up of the day’s activities and to prepare for the next event.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/27/11
About 150 people joined the American Indian Movement, the Indigenous Environmental Network and OccupyMN for a rally and march to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline, Oct. 27.
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