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Photo by krystalline kraus at 2014 River Run
Grassy Narrows youth to deliver demands to Weyerhaeuser: No logging in our territory | Aug 20 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Anishinaabe Youth to be joined by On-to-Ottawa Caravan protesters at Kenora Mill
Photo: flickr/ken lund
To all my relations: Contemporary colonialism, and treaty citizenship today | Aug 14 2014 | Aaron Mills | The Treaty of Niagara, 1764, is our shared Constitution. Don't wait for Canada to decolonize itself -- use this treaty and build a more equitable society.
Photo: Harsha Walia
Mount Polley: Mining is disaster | Aug 13 2014 | Harsha Walia | The mining industry is a key example of Canada's colonial and capitalist foundations, devastating the environment, dispossessing communities, and committing egregious human rights violations.
Photo by Annita McPhee via Twitter
The Klabona Keepers blockade the Red Chris mine over water concerns | Aug 13 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Klabona Keepers of the Tahltan First Nation have blockaded the site of the Imperial Metals' Red Chris copper and gold mine near Prince George, B.C.
Why the Left is doomed -- a vignette | Aug 12 2014 | J. Baglow | Some curmudgeonly thoughts on the tendency of the Left to turn on itself and avoid solidarity at all costs.
Don't get burned by fake First Nations, American Indian books and authors | Aug 12 2014 | 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.
Save the Salish Sea: Celebrating the growing culture of resistance | Aug 11 2014 | Tania Ehret | The Save the Salish Sea gathering in Vancouver this weekend reminds us that activism can be a person with a megaphone, a person on stage or a person celebrating the culture of resistance.
Oil not welcome in the Tsleil-Waututh Nation's ancestral waters | Aug 11 2014 | Carissa Thorpe | The Salish Sea Summer Gathering brought together people in B.C. protesting Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline and the recent tailings pond breach at Mount Polley Mine.
A settler's experience at the Unist'ot'en camp | Aug 11 2014 | Brad Hornick | The Unist'ot'en camp in B.C. stands in the way of seven proposed pipelines -- bitument from tar sands, fracked gas from Peace River. This is the story of a "settler's" experience in the camp.
Grassy Narrows River Run flows through the streets of Toronto to highlight the importance of clean water | Aug 9 2014 | 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.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Faux transparency and the First Nations Financial Transparency Act | Aug 8 2014 | Nora Loreto | What does the FNFTA mean for transparency? In effect since March 2013, the Act forces financial statements of band councils to be made public, ostensibly to be more transparent.
Ontario Pow Wow Calendar for August 2014 | Aug 8 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | A calendar of all the pow wows

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