Tag Archives: indigenous rights

Minnesota Law Enforcement Shared intelligence on Protest Organizers with Pipeline Company, by Alleen Brown

“The email sent out ahead of the training included a series of “Incident Briefing Maps” laying out scenarios where Enbridge and law enforcement might need to coordinate a response. The various scenarios had something in common: They all involved protests.”

Military-Style Counterterrorism Measures Were Used Against DAPL Protesters, Leaked Documents Show

TigerSwan, which also worked with the State Department to carry out the war in Iraq, compared the peaceful water protector movement with jihadist terrorism.

Hilary Klein: Women Are at the Forefront of the Zapatista Revolution

Klein: From the civil rights movement in the United States to the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua, from the campaign against apartheid in South Africa to the Arab Spring uprisings in the Middle East, women have fought side by side with men for their people’s freedom. Women have been important actors and made invaluable contributions to grassroots social movements and national liberation struggles all over the world.

[Video] Change the Mascot: Pressure Grows for NFL Team to Drop Redskins Name and Logo As Thousands Protest

 democracynow Published on Nov 8, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – For decades, members of many American Indian communities have called on the Washington Redskins football team to change its name, which is based on a racial slur. Now the pressure has reached a new heights. On Thursday night, nearly a thousand Native Americans and their allies protested outside the […]

Idle No More and Defenders of the Land Call for Sovereignty Summer

Idle No More May 31st, 2013 via PopularResistance.org CALL TO ACTION A campaign of coordinated non-violent direct actions to promote Indigenous rights and environmental protection in alliance with non-Indigenous supporters. A declaration, jointly released with Defenders of the Land in March 2013, where a network of Indigenous communities, leaders, and activists involved in high-profile struggles […]

Idle No More Oklahoma> I can’t believe . . .

I CAN’T BELIEVE…… Idle No More Oklahoma rallies at the state capitol to protect the water and environment of the area. Crystal Zevon who sent around the above video, and has been with indigenous people’s recently at Tar Sands protests as she tours the country, writes: I believe the theme emerging from my travels is that […]