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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 June 28
Krystalline Kraus | One way to undo Euro-centrism is to take the feeling of pride you feel in the words of great European and realize that wow! there were some smart, heroic leaders from Turtle Island.
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 26
Krystalline Kraus | Thursday's ruling will apply across the country to pockets of unceded land or unresolved treaty claims on lands occupied by First Nations groups.
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 25
Krystalline Kraus | On Thursday June 26, 2014, the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto will be holding their 5th annual Aboriginal History Month event at Yonge & Dundas Square.
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 24
Krystalline Kraus | Clifton Nicholas and Clayton Thomas-Muller describe how Enbridge's Project to reverse Line 9 will threaten the water and the land of many Indigenous nations.
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 24
Krystalline Kraus | The seismic testing trucks were once again moving along Highway 26 in Kent Country, New Brunswick.
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 23
Krystalline Kraus | The aim of the week-long walk was to bring attention to the devastating environmental impacts the tar sands on a domestic and international level.
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 18
Krystalline Kraus | Although Ontario Libertarian candidate Tamara Johnson did not win a seat in the Superior-North riding of Thunder Bay, her words still worry community members.
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 12
Krystalline Kraus | With the provincial election closing in, Libertarian Party member, Tamara Johnson, published a full-page ad in Tuesday's Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal raising issue with First Nations communities.
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 11
Krystalline Kraus | This is not the first time land defenders of the Mi'kmaq territory have erected blockades in an attempt to protect their traditional territories from corporate mining and resource acquisition threats.
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 5
Krystalline Kraus | One last reminder that Reclaim the Streets rally and march is tomorrow (Friday) evening and we just want to do one last push to get everyone out!
Blog - Activist Communiqué June 4
Photo by krystalline kraus
Krystalline Kraus | Here's a list I'm composing for anyone in Ontario who wants to celebrate Indigenous history.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 29
Krystalline Kraus | Since 2010 Unist'ot'en clan members have been maintaining a permanent presence on their traditional territory in so-called Northern British Columbia.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 29
Krystalline Kraus | The more I read, the more sense the argument made –- that all those years spent staring at maps on the wall in school could have prioritized capitalism over historical accuracies.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 23
Krystalline Kraus | There is a rally called to remember Sammy Yatim being organized this Sunday May 25, 2014, starting at Dundas Square at 12:30 pm.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 23
Krystalline Kraus | This “REQUIEM FOR BEES” will include four pallbearers in beekeeping suits and black mourning armbands will be distributed to attendees
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 20
Krystalline Kraus | Join us in community to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and on the path of decolonization towards a world free of global oppression!
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 20
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Krystalline Kraus | Yesterday, a New York court found Cecily McMillan guilty of second degree assault for deliberately elbowing New York police officer Grantley Bovel during an Occupy raid.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 20
Krystalline Kraus | They have pledged to remain on site for, “at least twelve hours, one hour for every thousand anomalies Enbridge has reported to exist on the line.”
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 16
Krystalline Kraus | Ontario's new plan for clearcut logging at Grassy Narrows looms.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 14
Krystalline Kraus | Ontario’s new plan for clearcut logging at Grassy Narrows looms.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 14
Krystalline Kraus | Cecily McMillan's violent arrest at the hands of the police became a flashpoint at her trial.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 9
Krystalline Kraus | Join us on our 2014 Toxic Tour through Aamjiwnaang and beside one of the Great Lakes, through Chemical Valley and back along Talfourd Creek through Aamjiwnaang again.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 9
Photo by Krystalline Kraus
Krystalline Kraus | Give Mother Earth your support this weekend in Toronto.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 5
Photo by krystalline kraus at the AFN convention 2012
Krystalline Kraus | This move comes amidst a raging debate about the meaning of First Nations sovereignty as expressed in his support for the Harper backed First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 28
Krystalline Kraus | On May 1st, International Workers Day, we will march to reclaim May Day for just people's struggles and to Honour Our Communities.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 26
Krystalline Kraus | First Nations convened in Ottawa to reject Canada's latest bill on education.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 24
Krystalline Kraus | Standing Our Sacred Ground -- First Nations, tribal leaders and land owners send a message to Canada: stop tar sands at the source.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 21
Krystalline Kraus | On Tuesday April 22 at 12:00 pm whenever that occurs where you live is the date and time for the worldwide smudge for Mother Earth.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 19
Photo by krystalline kraus
Krystalline Kraus | That night, 21 year old activist, Hailey King, heckled her about her concern for cats but little concern, emotion or accountability shown for the over 800 cases of murdered and missing Indigenous wome
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 19
Krystalline Kraus | The annual, alternative Earth Day event, founded by Indigenous women and allies to support Indigenous community-led campaigns to protect the earth for future generations.