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Greed Energy Update (tags)

A wind energy farm has desecrated sacred sites and damaged the environment in Ocotillo Valley. Also, it's dubious if any alternative energy generated has offset the fossil fuel required to build and maintain the project. The 2013 film Greed Energy documents resistance to the farm, which this article further explores and updates.

Nevada Tribes Walk 272 Miles to Protest SNWA Pipeline (tags)

On Saturday, Native Americans representing the Confederate Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, Wells Colony, Elko/TeMoke Tribe, Battle Mountain and Yomba Shoshone along with Tribal members from the Northern Ute, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Navajo, Cherokee and non-natives began a run/walk from Wells to Caliente, traveling about 272 miles in protest of Southern Nevada Water Authority’s groundwater project.

Goshute Tribes Fight SNWA Pipeline to Vegas (tags)

The clock is ticking on the 60-day review period for the environmental assessment report on a controversial water pipeline along the Nevada-Utah border that the Goshute Confederated Tribes say would draw down their own water supplies and impede economic development as well as compromise sacred sites. The eight-foot-diameter pipeline would carry water 300 miles from eastern Nevada to Las Vegas, pumping about 84,000 acre-feet of water annually from Goshute and other tribal lands.

Tribal Leaders gather in Las Vegas to oppose SNWA water pipeline (tags)

More than 25 Tribal Leaders, from four states, will gather in Las Vegas to issue a joint statement asking the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to deny the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s (SNWA) proposed groundwater pipeline project application.

THE ENGLISH POLICEMEN ARE THE TRUE VANDALS (tags)

In the civilized occident you learn a thing in the history books and other very different in the newspapers, because many journalists are just ideologists.

Yanomami Indians seize plane in health protest (tags)

Yanomami Indians in the Brazilian Amazon have captured an airplane used by health workers, in protest at corruption within the health service.

Oil giant ConocoPhillips ?pulls out? of controversial Amazon project (tags)

US oil giant ConocoPhillips has reportedly announced it is pulling out of the controversial oil block 39 in the northern Peruvian Amazon.

Endangered uncontacted tribe to feature on Discovery Channel (tags)

The Discovery Channel will show unique footage of an uncontacted tribe on Sunday, April 17 (9pm, ET and PT) in the Grasslands and Jungles episode of the new, groundbreaking show Human Planet.

Uncontacted Indians: report exposes ‘untold story’ of Repsol’s exploration (tags)

Oil giant Repsol-YPF could be threatening the existence of two of the world’s last uncontacted tribes, according to a damning new report by Survival International.

World Health Day: Uncontacted tribes at risk of massive population loss (tags)

Survival International has warned on the eve of World Health Day (April 7) that uncontacted tribes face massive population loss if their land is not protected.

World Water Day: Global outrage over Ethiopia mega-dam (tags)

Almost 400 organizations have signed a petition against Africa’s tallest dam, which will be delivered to Ethiopian embassies across Europe and the United States to mark World Water Day on Tuesday March 22nd.

Horrific treatment of Amazon Indians exposed 100 years ago today (tags)

30,000 Amazon Indians were enslaved, tortured, raped and starved in just 12 years during the rubber boom, according to a historic report submitted by Irish investigator Roger Casement, 100 years ago today.

Peru admits timber certificates faked in secret cable (tags)

Peru’s government has secretly admitted that 70-90% of its mahogany exports were illegally felled, according to a US embassy cable revealed by Wikileaks.

No! to Exploitation of Native American Spirituality Palm Springs, CA 2/26 (tags)

Cultural Misappropriation must be stopped.

International NGOs unite against oil giants (tags)

Survival has sent a letter signed by more than fifty leading NGOs to oil companies Perenco, Repsol-YPF and ConocoPhillips to demand their immediate withdrawal from an area inhabited by uncontacted tribes in Peru.

Second Global Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes (tags)

This is the Invitation to your Global Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes. Please feel free to forward and/or post and/or publish to all appropriate people and places.

Tribes and Environmental Groups Join in Legal Defense of Sacred Mountains (tags)

Tribes and Environmental Groups Join in Legal Defense of Sacred Mountains Save the Peaks Coalition Caravan and Vigil in Pasadena, California

Open letter to the Founding Fathers (tags)

and their descendants

LOUISIANA’S COASTAL TRIBES APPEAL FOR HELP (tags)

Four of Louisiana’s coastal Native American tribes issued an urgent appeal for support in the aftermath of Hurricane’s Katrina and Rita. Despite the buzz of recovery activity in New Orleans and on other parts of the Gulf coast, tribal leaders say they have been forgotten and their people continue to suffer.

Congressmen Returning Money? Reverse Bought Legislation Too (tags)

Our beloved Congressmen are giving Abramhoff's bribe money back to the Indian Tribes and to charity (he lobbied for many more than just the indian tribes) That's a great thing! But it is just the first step to setting things right.

Free los rios from corporate agribusiness (tags)

Restoring los rios de california involves changing agriculture from corporate controlled 2 smaller scale permaculture and increasing use of drought tolerant native plants..

Where Flags Do Not Rise (tags)

excellent analysis of the nation state in this, part two of The Evolution of Revolution

The Evolution of Revolution: Part I of III: The Human Animal (tags)

must read analysis of the human condition

The "special interests" behind Arnold Schwarzenegger's campaign (tags)

While Schwarzenegger has criticized Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante for taking money from unions and Indian tribes, the Republican candidate has collected at least $2.5 million from individual donors, attorneys, business interests, venture capitalists and California companies. Some of them employ full-time lobbyists in Sacramento.

Guess who is stealing from the Reservations this time? (tags)

"former Libertarian Gale Norton is one small step for the Republican Party, but one giant leap for Libertarian-style environmental policies" Steve Dasbach, L.P. National Director -- "Gale Norton should be thrown in jail", Elouise Cobell, Blackfeet tribe leader

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