Photo: Gary McNutt
Paddlers support First Nations chiefs' demand to stop construction on Grace Islet | Aug 28 2014 | Phil Vernon | On August 26, 40 paddlers, and a few swimmers, made their way to Grace Islet, B.C. to support demands by seven local First Nations chiefs to stop construction of a luxury home on sacred burial ground.
KAIROS-led Blanket Exercise at the People's Social Forum
Peoples' Social Forum: How Indigenous rights and ecological justice lead us towards living well | Aug 28 2014 | John Dillon | How can Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples work together to restore harmonious relationships with each other and the land, asked KAIROS at the Peoples' Social Forum.
Missing and murdered Indigenous women and Andrew Coyne's mischievous questions | Aug 26 2014 | J. Baglow | Andrew Coyne asks why we should have a public inquiry into murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls. Here's a partial response.
Mount Polley: A wake-up call for Canada's mining industry | Aug 26 2014 | David Suzuki | Can we learn from the Mount Polley disaster, even in the face of unprecedented dismantling of Canada's environmental regulations and decreased funding for monitoring and enforcement?
Under the Weather – Land is Life panel in Montreal | Aug 24 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The final edition of Under The Weather: Climate Change Research and Justice
Peoples' Social Forum: Day three | Aug 23 2014 | Lois Ross, Victoria Fenner | An excerpt from a talk by Ellen Gabriel, conversations with delegates and soundscapes from the powwow on Sparks Street.
Photo: European Court of Human Rights. Credit: marcella bona/flickr
Poland in the torture hot seat: Is Canada next? | Aug 22 2014 | Matthew Behrens | A little-noticed European Court of Human Rights decision regarding Polish complicity in torture may well have ripple effects on this side of the Atlantic and, hopefully, produce some accountability.
Image: flickr/Howl Art Collective
National inquiry won't keep Indigenous women safe, but it couldn't hurt | Aug 22 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân | Who would oppose an inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women? The reality is much more complicated than either/or.
It's time to stop waiting for a full government inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women | Aug 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | If we're not pulling dead bodies from rivers, then people are trying to burn them alive.
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 | 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.
Image: Flickr/glassghost
Anchored by love, fuelled by anger: Indigenous women's resistance | Aug 20 2014 | Samantha Nock | Adapted from a presentation which took place at the 2014 F Word Conference, an annual feminist academic conference held at UBC on the unceded, traditional and ancestral lands of the Musqueam People.
Steelworkers welcome Mount Polley mine spill investigation and inquiry | Aug 19 2014 | John Bonnar | Listen to an interview with United Steelworkers's Stephen Hunt, Director, District 3 – Western Canada, about the spill's impact on workers, local communities, First Nations and the environment.

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