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Activist Communiqué

Krystalline Kraus is an intrepid journalist and veteran reporter for rabble.ca since its 2001 beginnings. She needs neither a red cape nor safety goggles to fly into her latest political assignment. She often live-tweets from events -- almost exclusively First Nations and environmental issues. You can follow her on Twitter @krystalline_k.

Blog - Activist Communiqué February 5
Krystalline Kraus | Michael Morones is an eleven year old child from Raleigh, North Carolina who on Thursday January 23, 2014, attempted to hang himself in his bedroom.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 3
Krystalline Kraus | The Leonard Peltier Defense Committee Canada (LPDCC) invites you to attend the 21st Annual Traditional Prayer Vigil and Feast.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 3
Krystalline Kraus | The Leonard Peltier Defense Committee Canada (LPDCC) invites you to attend the 21st Annual Traditional Prayer Vigil and Feast.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 3
Krystalline Kraus | Monday February 3, 2014 to Friday February 7, 2014
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 12
Krystalline Kraus | The government reports claim the merger of ODSP and OW will make the system ‘easier’ to access and carry out. The reality is that it’s about cutting benefits.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 12
Krystalline Kraus | SWN Resources – a Texas-based resource company – has been interested in the natural resources under traditional Mi’kmaq and Elsipogtog territory near Rexton, New Brunswick for some time.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 12
Krystalline Kraus | At one site near the town of Rexton, New Brunswick, there is an ongoing battle to stop fracking in order to protect the water – which is Mother Earth’s First Medicine.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 11
Krystalline Kraus | Mi’kmaq First Nation and Elsipogtoq First Nation and their allies fear another fight in looming as they struggle to protect the water for the next seven generations.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 11
Krystalline Kraus | Alert: We are advancing the date of the SWN eviction from New Brunswick.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 10
Krystalline Kraus | From Black-face to dressing up like a victim of the Boston Bombing, these are pretty bad.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 10
Krystalline Kraus | On November 16th, help build a united wall of opposition to pipelines, reckless tar sands expansion & runaway climate change at events across the country.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 10
Krystalline Kraus | There is truth to the adage: “with friends like these, who needs enemies.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 6
Krystalline Kraus | Meet at Nathan Phillips Square on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 12:00pm with posters, chalk, bells, and your voice.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 3
Krystalline Kraus | On November 9 there will be a PEACEFUL march starting from the Solidarity Fire across from Twin Leaf.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 2
Krystalline Kraus | SWN intends to sue thirteen anti-shale demonstrators.
Blog - Activist Communiqué November 2
Krystalline Kraus | Join the Tsilhqot'in Nation Elders as they undertake a journey from their homeland in B.C. to appear before the Supreme Court of Canada.
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 31
Krystalline Kraus | Today Grassy Narrows Chief and Council sent an open letter to Premier Wynne rejecting Ontario's Forestry Management Plan 2012 - 2022 for another decade of clear-cut logging on Grassy Narrows Territory
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 30
Krystalline Kraus | In support of their kin in the front lines of the anti-fracking demonstrations against SouthWestern Energy Company (SWN Resources), a traditional Indigenous longhouse has been erected,
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 30
Krystalline Kraus | A PRESS CONFERENCE with Jason ‘Okay’ Augustine, Mi’kmaq Warrior, Land Defender and father; Alison Menard, Lawyer (Lemieux Ménard & Co, LLB); Other speakers TBA
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 26
Krystalline Kraus | The City of Toronto has failed for 7 months to meet the 90% capacity standard for Homeless Shelters that they adopted in the spring after months of community action.
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 24
Photo by Krystalline Kraus of a round dance in solidarity with First Nations in
Krystalline Kraus | What if all the money, officers and resources were redirected from police actions against First Nations communities towards bringing justice to missing and murdered Indigenous women?
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 22
Photo of Tyson Peters by Miles Howe
Krystalline Kraus | Following a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) raid on the Mi’kmaq Warrior Society and the Mi’kmaq and Elsipogtog First Nations, reports of injuries are emerging from the Thursday morning raid.
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 17
Krystalline Kraus | A list of actions in support of Mi'kmaq and Elsipogtog First Nations anti-fracking activists.
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 16
Krystalline Kraus | Enbridge is trying to pipe tar sands bitumen through Southern Ontario and Quebec, threatening the health and safety of our communities and waterways.
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 16
Krystalline Kraus | The numbered treaty system on Turtle Island/Canada consists of 11 treaties which were created -– some Indigenous nations feels unfairly –- between 1871 and 1921.
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 15
Krystalline Kraus | Stop the attacks on ODSP (Disability) benefits: no merger! - OCAP rally
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 10
Photo: David Coombs, at the Toronto Idle No More Rally
Krystalline Kraus | In total, Idle No More reports there were more than 63 demonstrations across 12 countries.
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 6
Krystalline Kraus | Monday October 7, 2013 – Friday October 11, 2013
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 6
Krystalline Kraus | Idle No More has released a call-out for actions on October 7, 2013. 44 events are occurring around the globe for Idle No More. Find your city and join in.
Blog - Activist Communiqué October 1
Photo by Ossie Michelin
Krystalline Kraus | “There will be no more of our lands being held in trust by governments.”

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