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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 September 20
Krystalline Kraus | The Call Out from Environmental Defence by Adam Scott.
Blog - Activist Communiqué September 20
Krystalline Kraus | Join in from Toronto on the green action wave to hit New York on Sunday.
Blog - Activist Communiqué September 16
Krystalline Kraus | On Monday, September 15, 2014, Harper announced a $25-million, five-year plan which would tackle the issue in "high-risk communities," within the context of the Economic Action Plan 2014 budget.
Blog - Activist Communiqué September 15
Krystalline Kraus | The shirt was originally priced at $129.00 USD.
Blog - Activist Communiqué September 13
Krystalline Kraus | The gala was full on pomp, circumstance and achievement last night at the Aboriginal People’s Choice Awards, but there as some First Nations activists who feel different about this type of government
Blog - Activist Communiqué September 11
Krystalline Kraus | I am happy to announce the upcoming Toronto Pow Wow – yes, you heard me right all you Toronto-land-locked, no-car commuters!
Blog - Activist Communiqué September 11
Krystalline Kraus | Currie had been reported missing from the Toronto area, last seen on Friday August 14, 2014, getting on her bicycle at Queen Street West and Bathurst Avenue.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 24
Krystalline Kraus | The final edition of Under The Weather: Climate Change Research and Justice
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 22
Krystalline Kraus | If we're not pulling dead bodies from rivers, then people are trying to burn them alive.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 20
Photo by krystalline kraus at 2014 River Run
Krystalline Kraus | A delegation of Anishinaabe youth, joined by nearly two dozen Anishinabe and non-Indigenous supporters carrying protest signs and banners, deliver a letter and a set of demands to Weyerhaeuser.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 17
Krystalline Kraus | This is your chance to go stand on Parliament Hill and make mean faces at Stephen Harper…
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 12
Krystalline Kraus | Here is a special warning about books written by authors who claim to be "shamans" -- which, by the way, is not even an Amerindian word.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 9
Krystalline Kraus | The members of Grassy Narrows First Nations -- to whom the River Run is a tribute -- have been struggling for decades to get government and industry to clean up the mercury in their river.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 8
Krystalline Kraus | A calendar of all the pow wows
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 7
Krystalline Kraus | In response to the devastating Mount Polley Imperial Metals tailings spill in the Secwepemc Territory in BC, we are gathering at the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 5
Krystalline Kraus | Invitation to Alternative Media Movement Assembly at the Peoples Social Forum.
Blog - Activist Communiqué August 5
Krystalline Kraus | Deshkaan Ziibing, Anishinabek Territory-- As this statement is being released, individuals from affected communities throughout south-western Ontario have interrupted work on a section of Enbridge.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 30
Photo by Krystalline Kraus
Krystalline Kraus | Steve Fobister Sr. who began his hunger strike under the shade of a tarp decorated with political slogans and surrounded by supporters and drummers, claimed he was once the picture of health.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 29
Krystalline Kraus | A former Grand Chief of Treaty 3 and respected Grassy Narrows Elder is launching a hunger strike at Queens Park today.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 25
Krystalline Kraus | For this year’s Grassy Narrows River Run, thirty Grassy Narrows First Nations members will travel 1,800 km to Toronto to demand justice for mercury poisoning survivors, clean water, and respect.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 24
Krystalline Kraus | A series of events is coming up to support the community of Grassy Narrows.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 23
Photo by krystalline kraus
Krystalline Kraus | Anyone who knows anything knows that justice cannot be found when the police shove fistfuls of money into the wounded hole of a person, family or community.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 22
Photo by krystalline kraus
Krystalline Kraus | Hello Canada, I want to encourage everyone to get out to at least one pow wow this year. A quick lesson around the creativity and commitment that is at the heart of making the regalia.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 18
Krystalline Kraus | Individuals from Six Nations and their allies have interrupted work on a section of Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 14
Krystalline Kraus | Blockaders turned away workers from the site where Enbridge is doing construction necessary before the reversed Line 9 can go into operation.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 13
Krystalline Kraus | A monthly donation of $5/month will make a big difference to our ability to do the work we do!
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 10
Krystalline Kraus | Join rabble.ca at the Centre for Social Innovation Spadina on July 10th for an exclusive screening of the collaborative documentary Preempting Dissent.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 9
Krystalline Kraus | Two men from the Mi'kmaq Warrior Society have been charged and found guilty after Royal Canadian Mountain Police raided their anti-fracking warrior camp on October 17, 2013.
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 8
Krystalline Kraus | On March 17, 2012, she got caught up in a violent arrest by the New York Police Department (NYPD).
Blog - Activist Communiqué July 5
Krystalline Kraus | Hey all, I am pleased to bring you so much awesomeness smooshed into one month.

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