Honouring A Sacred Connection: Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation says Yes to healthy people and environment, No to Ajax’s mine

Honouring A Sacred Connection: Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation says Yes to healthy people and environment, No to Ajax’s mine

Take action in support of the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation’s precedent-setting efforts to say Yes to healthy people and sacred lands and No to an open-pit copper and gold mine! On March 4th 2017 the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation (SSN), whose traditional territory lies in what is now called British Columbia, Canada,...

Philippines: Indigenous Peoples Seeking Lepanto Mine Closure

Philippines: Indigenous Peoples Seeking Lepanto Mine Closure

Originally published by Sun-Star on 14/01/16. (Correction: the Indigenous group referred to in this article as Lumads are in fact Igorots, another Indigenous group.)   Mankayan Indigenous People’s Groups (lumads) are seeking the closure of a century old mining firm in their locality. The clamor of lumad groups in Barangay...

Frontiers: Clean Water, Wild Places and Healthy Communities

Frontiers: Clean Water, Wild Places and Healthy Communities

  • Written on: 14 September 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Video by Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota. From a talk given by Tim Bristol in July, 2014. Tim Bristol talks about the importance of protecting watersheds and the communities that depend on them. Specifically he discusses conservation work in national forests and how these are threatened by mining....

Colorado River Indian Tribes stand against extreme extraction

Colorado River Indian Tribes stand against extreme extraction

  • Written on: 26 August 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Video by Peaceful Uprising – uploaded on 18/05/15. Colorado River Indian tribes in the Colorado river basin and their allies have been delivering a strong and sustained message against the rampant extractive operations that threaten their river. From tar sands to copper mining, they decry the use of river water – both sacred...

How American Indian Land Is Still Being Stolen For Mining

How American Indian Land Is Still Being Stolen For Mining

  • Written on: 28 July 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Video made by Antidote  of LipTV2 on 27/07/15.   Antidote and Kierán Suckling of the CBD discuss what has happened thus far with the sale/exchange of Oak Flat, a sacred territory of the San Carlos Apache. The interview is a perfect way to get up-to-date with the previous protection the land...

People’s Victory – Environmentalists hail exit of mining giant in Tampakan

People’s Victory – Environmentalists hail exit of mining giant in Tampakan

Originally published on bulatlat.com by Dee Ayroso   The environmental group Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) hailed the exit of the Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore from the $5.9 billion Tampakan copper-gold project in Mindanao, calling it “a victory for the people.” “Glencore, potentially the largest mining project...

Copper Miners Vs. Apache People – Fighting For Sacred Land

Copper Miners Vs. Apache People – Fighting For Sacred Land

Video created by AJ+.   The sacred site of Oak Flat in Tonto National Forest, Arizona has been a part of the San Carlos Apache’s home for hundreds of years. the conglomerate Resolution Copper Mining is currently pushing through a bill that will remove the federal protection which has covered...