Defending the Land Dispatch: Dec. 7, 2012

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From the December 7th 2012 edition of AW@L Radio - The show starts with a review of the GRIS newsletter from dec 4 which looks at resistance in Grassy Narrows and to pipelines,  then continues on the same vein with a read of an article about the Grassy Narrows 10 Year anniversary, then an interview from the John Bonnar audio blog with Judy Da Silva of Grassy Narrows.

Next up is an update from occupied chile where the Mapuche have been resisting state and corporate attempts to intimidate the indigenous into assimilation or death and right now two youth are on hunger strike for their freedom.  Read the Women's Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu webpage for more updates on the situation.

We end the news show with a great update from Basics news about the Oshkimaadziig Anishnabek unity camp near midland in ontario. check out their website: http://oshkimaadziig.org/ for more info about the camp and to find out how to support it.

And we close out with a song from Subverso - Wenu Mapu

 

Defending the Land Dispatch is a segment on the weekly 2 hour AW@L radio (16:00-18:00est) on CKMS 100.3 covering land defence actions around the world - against capitalism, against colonialism, against ecocide - for a health mother earth!

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