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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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Indigenous Peoples of the Great Basin

Today we are honored to be able to share some information about the indigenous peoples of the Great Basin region. The two videos here are an invaluable glimpse into the sustainable living practices, history, and culture of the indigenous peoples of the Great Basin. Non-natives have a lot to learn from indigenous peoples about ways […]

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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” […]

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Secwepemc Women Warriors Against Imperial Metals

An update for Secwepemc Women Warriors Against Imperial Metals at https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/fqBgb/fp/a2BcQb?feed=updates On the 20th day after the Imperial Metals Mount Polley disaster and the 7th day of the sacred fire, camp members are treated to a very special feast. The day was spent preparing, feasting and reuniting with family and loved ones. Elder Jean Williams […]

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Unist’ot’en Camp Evicts Helicopter Crew

DGR Great Basin supports and will continue to support the Unist’ot’en Camp through fundraisers, work details, media, and caravans to support the camp. Salute to these brave land defenders! Please contact us if you are interested in supporting the Unist’ot’en Camp or participating in our solidarity campaigns.

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Report Back: Sacred Water Tour 2014

From the Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition, a report-back from the 2014 Sacred Water Tour:   By Max Wilbert, Susan Hyatt, Katie Wilson, and Michael Carter, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition In late May 2014, members of Deep Green Resistance (DGR), Great Basin Water Network, the Ely-Shoshone Indian tribe, and others toured the valleys of […]

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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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Surprise! Inequality began with civilization.

From Science Magazine, one of the most prestigious academic journals in the world: Seek the richest family in a traditional camp of the Ju/’hoansi/!Kung people of the Kalahari Desert in Africa, and you will almost surely fail. There is no such thing. These hunter-gatherers traditionally moved periodically and had few possessions. What they had, they […]

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Is shit about to get real at BC’s pipeline blockade? Maybe. Here’s how we’ll know.

From Zoe Blunt:   Disclaimer: I don’t speak for Unis’tot’en Camp. This analysis comes from first-hand reports, anonymous tips, and public sources. The situation could change at any time. Updates are posted at the Caravan page, http://facebook.com/nopipelines, and the Unis’tot’en Camp page, http://facebook.com/unistoten.   Unis’tot’en Camp, the indigenous pipeline blockade on Wet’suwet’en territory in Northern […]

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