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ACTION ALERT: NYT Claims US Opposed Honduran coup It ... labor activists and environmentalists--of whom Indigenous leader Berta ...
Heyer, an anti-racist activist and paralegal is said to have died doing what she ... And what actions should we take? ... up about murdered and missing Indigenous women that she knows and loves and wants to bring home.

With the help of like-minded peers from Indigenous and racialized ... We're inspired by the many activists and leaders who courageously wrote, ... Have you noticed any trends in the calls to action you've collected so far?
In October 2016, Indigenous rights activists and artists protested several ... southern states take down statues of Confederate figures, the activist Left is now ... The action was incubated in Artists Space in Soho, a freewheeling ...
As the world marked indigenous people's Day on Wednesday, Lester and other activists continued their indefinite vigil. Lester said eight young ...

Argentina activist missing after indigenous people evicted from Benetton land ... relatives of Santiago Maldonado and activists hold photos of Maldonado ... action by the administration of Argentina's President, Mauricio Macri.
Indigenous advocate Sigrid Kneve, centre, is among those who have spent more than two weeks camped outside the offices of Indigenous and ...
activists marching down the streets of Tacoma, Washington on August 8. ... Led by Cheryl Angel, an indigenous activist present at Standing Rock last ... Since the May 17 plant action, opponents of the Tacoma LNG Facility ...
A missing campaigner for Indigenous rights prompted thousands of ... about the activist's disappearance after a UN committee called for action.
Marrow PDX, a youth-oriented activist outfit in North Portland, will show Ava DuVernay's film 13th followed by an optional teen-moderated discussion.
By keeping this information before the public, these activists have had major impact on attitudes worldwide. Designated by ... Grandmother Agnes Baker Pilgrim, one of the 13 Indigenous grandmothers says: "I pray you too will take care of your Mother ...
The short workshops would feature local representatives of activist groups, and offer experiential learning through arts and crafts, Abakis said.
When African-American college students began challenging segregation through direct action in 1960 and then got together to form SNCC, Baker wrote to longtime Louisville activist Anne Braden that it was "the most important development" of their ...
These actions harken back to the 1980s, when a religious-based Sanctuary Movement sought to shelter refugees fleeing the violence of U.S.
SVA is pleased to announce that writer, activist and feminist icon Gloria Steinem will be the keynote speaker at the College's 41st annual commencement exercises, to be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the landmark Radio City music Hall ...
Pam Palmater, an indigenous activist and professor at Ryerson University, in an email to teleSUR at the time, said that while it was good Canada was taking action on its commitment to the inquiry, neither its terms of reference nor its choice of ...

Most recently, Bloom's curriculum vitae identifies her as one of the organizers of the Coalition against Pilgrim pipelines-New York (CAPP-NY), an active member of the New Paltz Climate Action Coalition, a Town of Marbletown Environmental conservation ...
I don't think that Kalapuya peoples were given the option to compromise when land was taken from them," said Phil Carrasco, an activist. Supporters wanted a resolution because it records action on behalf of the city council instead of a proclamation ...
In this March 2016 file photo, activists gather in Tamuning to protest the Chamorro Land Trust Commission's leasing of land to non-Chamorros for commercial use.
KOTA KINABALU: activists and politicians have chastised the Sabah Forestry Department as well as the Conservator of Forests for being cold-hearted so as to wreck the dwellings of several villagers in Kampung Bobotong, Tongod, on Friday despite a plea ...
We will fight to the end," Panachai Janta, a coordinator for health security for indigenous people in Thailand, said on Monday.
She also announced the formation of the Indigenous Historical Justice and Transitional Justice Commission, which she said would seek historical and transitional justice for the island's indigenous peoples. Some Aboriginal rights activists, however ...
Responding to the call "give us our roses while we're still here," communities across the United States on Wednesday [March 15] staged vigils, rallies and speak-outs as part of a national day of action to "celebrate the lives of black trans women and ...
The face of Indonesian president Joko Widodo was splashed all over posters for the fifth Congress of indigenous people of the Archipelago (KMAN V) ahead of its convention in North Sumatra this week.
The Coalition of Woodland Nations is made up of indigenous people living along the pipeline route, including the 55,000-strong Lumbee tribe - the largest concentration of indigenous people east of the Mississippi. They are asking native peoples around ...
Today, activists in Charlottesville simultaneously dropped three banners at significant sites around the City in solidarity with the National Day of Action for Trans women of Color, and to amplify the demand for safety, visibility, and justice for ...
An Indigenous Mapuche activist wears a Guy Fawkes mask painted with the Mapuche flag during a protest march by Mapuche Indian activists against Columbus Day in downtown Santiago, Chile, October 12, 2015. | Photo: Reuters ... "With this larger action ...
Sanctuary begins when we creatively and collectively refuse the terror taking place in our communities right now.
Great news! In commemoration of the Day of Action for Rivers, we're making available, for free download, the documentary film Belo Monte: After the Flood ...
The Fukushima disaster of 2011 ignited an anti-racism resistance movement in Japan to defend minorities such as Koreans.
Taggers vandalized the Dakota Access pipeline protest mural in the arts District in downtown Las Vegas. (Fawn Douglas, Las Vegas Paiute tribe member).
Right around rush hour yesterday a couple hundred protesters blocked traffic on Speer Boulevard as they walked from Sunken gardens Park to the Capitol.
Somewhere along the route, 16-year-old Indigenous climate activist, Hip-Hop activist, and all-around rock star Xiuhtezcatl Martinez performed songs he wrote about the #NoDAPL fight.
Once the marchers reached City Hall, they participated in a program that included dances by indigenous people. Despite being turned down for a permit, the prayer walk went on as planned with assistance from MPD officers who blocked streets and cleared ...
The protest was the last of four days of activity, which also saw the activists set up teepees under the Washington Monument earlier this week.
Tipis were erected on the National Mall as part of this week's Native Nations Rise demonstration. (Photo: @eleventhjoe/twitter).
Representatives of Native American nations and tribes are in Washington DC as part of a series of actions to put Indigenous issues on the national political agenda. Standing Rock Sioux leaders led a prayer march Friday morning ... indigenous activists ...
Meanwhile, indigenous activists and their allies are marching in Los Angeles to call on the City Council to cut financial ties with Wells Fargo over the bank's financing of the Dakota Access pipeline project.
protesters plan to take to the streets of Memphis on Friday to protest the Dakota Access pipeline. City of Memphis denied the protesters' request for a permit to protest, but the group said that will not stop them.
As a passionate activist for the Metis community, she inspired her niece to get involved. Sadly, she died in her 60s as ... Sisters in Action is a series that offers Indigenous women nutrition and fitness workshops, as well as self-defence training ...
And in Northampton, International women's Day ended with a handful of powerful and impassioned speeches from women activists whose work, talent and personal stories have served to lift up and enhance the lives of women. The nighttime celebration at ...
"Nine o'clock at night and we are still here," said Aldo Seoane, a Native activist, during a video he recorded at a tipi camp set up near the Washington Monument on Tuesday night, as part of a multi-day action planned on the National Mall. "It's just a ...
In many Latin America countries, many indigenous activists, protesting impacts from these developments, are routinely killed.
KOKRAJHAR, March 7: Bodoland Janajati Suraksha Manch (BJSM) on Tuesday condemned the ransacking of the AASU office at Silapathar in Dhemaji district in strongest term and said that the incident was a wake-up call for the indigenous people of Assam ...
Tragedies such as the 2016 murder of Honduran activist Berta Caceres indicate the acceleration of these trends, which have prompted United Nations special rapporteur on Indigenous rights, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz to warn of an "epidemic" of murder of ...
"Art in Action," the weeklong campus visit of artist and activist Melanie Cervantes, will feature lunch and informal conversation with the artist March 14 at 12:30 p.m.
... action within the country. From that year onwards, activists and organisations representing ethnic minorities started demanding that they be recognised as 'indigenous peoples' as per international law and that new provisions be included in the ...
Guisao, a leader of Colombia's Indigenous Asokinchas community, organized the Agrarian Summit Project, which distributed land and food for 12 Indigenous and Afro-descendant communities in the department of Choco. Originally from the rural Uraba ...
Activist and academic Gracelyn Smallwood said the Queensland government's decision to scrap its appeal against a ruling that police racially discriminated against Palm Island's Indigenous residents was 'better than winning a million dollars ...


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