Indigenous

Land Defender Murdered in Oaxaca

Human rights defender José Alberto Toledo Villalobos was attacked the night of April 8 on the Tapanatepec highway in Oaxaca, where he was found with multiple bruises and contusions on his face and abdomen. According...

Water Protector Grand Jury Anti-Repression Tour Stop on The Rosebud Reservation

The Water Protector Anti-Repression Crew visited the Rosebud Reservation in Sicangu Lakota Oyate territory, to share knowledge about resistance to the grand jury convened against water protectors at Standing Rock, and more generally to...

Four Zapotec Activists from the Isthmus of Oaxaca Detained and Beaten; Whereabouts Unknown

The implementation of wind farms does not only ultimately signify the dispossession of communal land wherever they are installed, but the constant modification of the territory through the change in land use, adapting “modern”...

Indigenous Condemn Police Killing of Leader in Oaxaca

Indigenous people from the Union of Indigenous Communities of the Northern Zone of the Isthmus (UCIZONI) and residents of Matías Romero, Oaxaca, bid farewell to leader BenjamínJuárez José with red and black crosses after...

It is Possible to Change the World: Interview With the Community of Cherán K’eri

At the beginning of 2016, the community of Cherán K’eri planned two events.  First was the traditional resurrection festival that would take place during three continuous days.  The festival would include the participation of...

Solidarity with Standing Rock from the ZAD

To the water protectors: We write to you from the zad of Notre Dame des Landes in France, a zone in struggle against an infrastructural project imposed by the State to make profit for a...
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Trouble #1: Killing the Black Snake

The first episode of Trouble, looks beyond the mainstream narratives surrounding the Standing Rock encampment to get a better understanding of some of the camp’s overlooked dynamics, including serious disagreements over which tactics to...

Enbridge Line 3: The Feeblest Head of the Hydra

I started researching this article while at Standing Rock, after learning that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had approved a $7.5 billion pipeline project to replace Line 3. At the time, I didn't even...

The other sovereignty – the Innu

Praised on both sides of the white world as a turning point in the way of dealing with indigenous communities, a crucial “modern treaty” is getting ready to be signed, should all go poorly....

From the Ashes of Standing Rock, a Beautiful Resistance is Born

If you’re like me, you are probably feeling a deep sorrow in your heart over the news that oil will soon flow through that black snake of death, the Dakota Access Pipeline. Despite the...