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Followup: Tubape (Pine Nut Trees) in the Great Basin

As we previously reported, members of the Paiute Nation were incensed by the Forest Service’s clearcutting of Tubape (pine nut trees, or Pinyon Pine) outside Sweetwater, Nevada in recent times. The Forest Service clearcut over 70 acres of trees in an area that is of special significance — without consulting tribes. The grove that was […]

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Mauna Kea – Defending a Sacred Mountain

For many years now, indigenous Hawaiian people have been involved in a battle to stop the construction of a new 30-meter telescope (TMT) array on Mauna Kea mountain, which is a sacred place and the source of all drinking water on the island. The project would be the size of a sports stadium – bigger […]

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Paiute Nation Protests Forest-Service Clearcutting of Pine-Nut Trees Near Reno, NV

Members of the Paiute nation living in northeastern Nevada are angry after the Forest Service clearcut more than 70 acres of pine nuts trees that have been used by the tribe for thousands of years, until the modern day.

According to the Forest Service, the trees were cut “by mistake” as part of a federal plan to improve habitat for the Sage Grouse. … Continue reading →

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“Why The Mountain”: A Documentary Film to Protect Sacred Mauna Kea

This comes from our friend Anne Keala Kelly, an award-wining native Hawaiian journalist and activist whose previous film, Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai’i is a powerful indictment of American settler-colonialism in the Hawaiian islands. “Why The Mountain”: A Documentary Film to Protect Sacred Mauna Kea Mauna Kea is majestic. Environmentally, it’s one of […]

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Press Release – Hawaiian Allies Protesting Desecration

For Immediate Release Media Inquiries contact: Keala Kelly 808-265-0177 Email: sacredmaunakea@gmail.com Website: http://sacredmaunakea.wordpress.com/ Mauna Kea Protest Tuesday, October 7, 2014 — 7am to 2pm, Saddle Road at the entrance to the Mauna Kea Observatory Road Native Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians will gather for a peaceful protest against the Astronomy industry and the “State of Hawaii’s” ground- […]

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25% of Superfund sites located in ‘Indian country’

Of a total of 1,322 Superfund sites as of June 5, 2014, nearly 25 percent of them are in Indian country. Manufacturing, mining and extractive industries are responsible for our list of some of the most environmentally devastated places in Indian country, as specified under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the […]

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Resistance forces in Philippines storm mining company, torch heavy equipment | Deep Green Resistance News Service

New People’s Army rebels on Saturday raided a mining firm in the southern Philippine province of Agusan del Norte, reports said. Reports said the rebels swooped down on Philippine Alstron Mining Company on the village of Tamamarkay in Tubay town and overpowered the security guards without firing a single shot before they torched several trucks […]

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BIG MOUNTAIN SPRING TRAINING CAMP

Resistance to indigenous genocide and extraction projects continues on Dineh land (now called “Arizona”)! #Honor40Years #Not1MoreRELOCATION #KeepitintheGround “What we are trying to save—the Female Mountain—is alive. She is alive, she has blood flowing through her veins, which is the Navajo Aquifer, and the coal they are digging is Her liver. They are destroying Her.”–Marie Gladue, […]

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Sengwer of Kenya Forcibly Evicted from Ancestral Forest

The Sengwer People of the Embobut Forest in Kenya, one of the few remaining hunter-gatherer peoples in East Africa, are being forcibly evicted from their lands by guards from The Kenya Forest Service, with support from the Kenya police. Despite a court injunction forbidding the eviction, thousands of Sengwer People now face an all too […]

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