The three major watersheds in the United States just happen to be in Minnesota. This Minnesota state map delineates the three major watersheds of the United States that happen to lie within Minnesota state boundaries. The Continental Divides delineates where water flows north, south, or east, shaped by geography and glacial melt. Water is governed More
"The proposed monstrosity would snake through 200 pristine lakes and rivers in Northern Minnesota including watersheds for the wild rice that is unique to this part of the world and has been intrinsic to the Anishinaabeg/Ojibwe way of life for centuries. A spill could permanently destroy rice beds as well as the fish and wildlife habitat."
Democracy Now! Decolonization or Extinction: Indigenous Red Deal Lays Out Plan to Save the Earth, Parts 1 and 2
The book offers a "people's program to prevent extinction," says Melanie Yazzie, assistant professor of Native American studies and American studies at the University of New Mexico and co-author of "The Red Deal." "The plan is really clear. The stakes are really clear," Yazzie says.
A Broad and Growing Movement says the Time is Now to Stop Line 3. An open letter to Minnesota decision makers. Since 2014 thousands of Minnesotans have shown up at hearings, talked to neighbors, written letters and organized in their communities to oppose Enbridge's Line 3 tar sands pipeline. Line 3 is a clear danger More
What is the Minnesota Connection? "This isn’t a case of a few isolated billionaires backing one extremist politician. It’s a case of an entire industry filling the campaign coffers of politicians who’ve waged war on our democracy. In the 2020 election cycle alone, the oil and gas industries gave some $9.3 million to lawmakers who refused to certify the 2020 election results."
"There is a maxim that companies that treat the earth badly usually treat their workers the same way. There is another saying that all 'politics' is local, except that all 'politics' is economics."
Winona LaDuke talks about current projects around Enbridge and Line 3, creating a hemp factory and a sustainable economy, land and saving our water.