Indigenous

Olympia, WA: Indigenous Woman Occupying State Capitol Lawn Arrested

In the pre-dawn hours of the fourth day of an indigenous-led occupation of the State Capitol grounds in Olympia, WA, one Native American woman was taken out of a “tarpee” (a contemporary teepee) and...

Mexico: Letters from Indigenous Prisoners in Chiapas

Translator's Note: These letters were written by indigenous prisoners in the state of Chiapas who aren’t fluent in Spanish.  In the translation, we’ve done our best to maintain the character of the original letter,...

Mexico: Communities Organize Against Forest Pillaging in Michoacán

The 30 towns that make up the Supreme Indigenous Council of Michoacán began community patrols and organized groups of self-defense forces to both protect the forests and avocado groves from pillaging and to reject...

Nashville, TN: Indigenous Group Reclaims Tipi from Racist Hipster Store, Drops Banner

The following communique was submitted anonymously to It's Going Down, which we reprint below.  The communique reads: On the 127th anniversary of the Wounded Knee Massacre, an anonymous indigenous group reclaimed a large Tipi from outside of "Tribe...

Trinidad, CA: Indigenous Activists Occupy Lighthouse Slated to Be Placed Over Burial Grounds

Indigenous activists and allies are occupying the Trinidad lighthouse memorial in Trinidad, California in order to prevent the lighthouse from being moved and placed on top of the Tsurai ancestral village and burial grounds....
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Mexico: Indigenous Community in Oaxaca Threatened with Demolition for Tourism Development

By Santiago Navarro F Overnight, the authorities responsible for carrying out justice in the area of agrarian rights in Mexico ignored the legal recognition of the communal lands of more than 70 indigenous Zapotec families...

Tacoma, WA: “Block the Gates!” Lockdowns Continue Against LNG at Port

Within the last week, two lockdown actions against the construction of an LNG (liquified natural gas) terminal have taken place at the Port of Tacoma in the Pacific Northwest, where Puget Sound Anarchists has been reporting.  As...

Worker Solidarity with Camp Makwa and the Movement for Environmental Justice

by Fellow Workers and Fellow Defenders of the Twin Cities Industrial Workers of the World and General Defense Committee Local 14 On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the Twin Cities IWW unanimously passed a resolution reaffirming...

Nebraska: Rail Line Disruptions In Solidarity with Anti-Extraction Struggles

The following anonymous communique was submitted to Puget Sound Anarchist which we reprint below.  The communique states: During this week we attached wire and jumper cables to the main Union Pacific rail line running through the state of...

Declaration From The Regional Encounter For The Defense Of Our Territories – Oaxaca, Mexico

On the 6th of December, this year, we met in the community of Morro Mazatán, Municipality of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, as the Agrarian Authorities and representatives of the communities of: San Miguel Chongos, Guadalupe...