LEONARDO DI CAPRIO PAYS TRIBUTE TO INDIGENOUS PEOPLE @ GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS

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“I want to share this award with all the First Nations people represented in this film and all the indigenous communities around the world… It is that we recognize your history and we protect your indigenous lands from corporate interests… Continue Reading

TA’KAIYA BLANEY 14 : GETS UP & STANDS UP FOR CULTURE & ENVIRONMENT

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“I hope to bring the whales, sea otters, orcas, salmon and herring back. Our goal is to restore wildlife populations throughout the Salish Sea.”   Ta’Kaiya, whose very name means “Special Water,” grew up in Vancouver, raised by her mother,… Continue Reading

HOW TO GROW BACK CORAL REEFS & RESTORE BEACHES WITH “BIOROCK”

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Biorock technology was originally developed by marine scientists Thomas Goreau and Wolf Hilbertz. A low-voltage direct current is run through the steel. This electricity interacts with the minerals in the seawater and causes solid limestone to grow on the structure.… Continue Reading

WOUNDED KNEE MASSACRE: “CAN’T KILL OUR SPIRIT – WE ARE STILL HERE !”

The Wounded Knee Massacre occurred on December 29, 1890, near Wounded Knee Creek on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the U.S. state of South Dakota. For the past 25 years, Native American people have been riding, running and walking the route that Chief Bigfoot followed with his people, before they were massacred at the site of Wounded Knee.

Hundreds Ride to Wounded Knee for 125th Anniversary of 1890 Massacre On December 29, 1890, the U.S. Army killed as many as 300 Oglala Lakota Indians, including many women and children. The commemorative Chief Big Foot Band Memorial Ride began… Continue Reading

15 INDIGENOUS RIGHTS VICTORIES THAT YOU DIDN’T HEAR ABOUT IN 2015

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Good news. Sometimes, it comes in the form of a cancelled hydro dam that spares 20,000 people from the burden of displacement. Other times, it takes the shape of a simple court admission that Indigenous Peoples do actually make the… Continue Reading

TA’KAIYA OF THE TLA A’MIN: REAL-LIFE SUPERHERO FIGHTING FOR OUR FUTURE

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“We are the Ancestors for the many generations to come and we have this opportunity to create the world we want to live in because the best way to predict the future is to design it.” –  Ta’Kaiya Blaney –… Continue Reading

HEALING TRAUMA IS POSSIBLE: HAS THE TIME COME TO EMBRACE DADIRRI?

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If we create a space for each other, with acceptance and without  any judgement, learning to listen deeply we can rewire our brains after traumatic experiences… Has the time come to embrace Dadirri? LIVE LIKE LEGENDS

AMAZON PEOPLES TAKE BOLD ACTION TO SAVE RAINFOREST : OWN GOVERNMENT, COCOA FARMING & MANAGING FISH STOCKS

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The the indigenous peoples of the Amazon are far removed from the Paris conference rooms where politicians and technocrats in dark suits hashed out a historic deal on curbing climate change to close out the year. But they are taking… Continue Reading

INDIGENOUS UPRISING: “FRACKING” IS KILLING OUR FUTURE!!! : EAGLE WOMAN

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No War, No Warming – Build an Economy for People and Planet Despite the ban on Protest in Paris, we will be there to raise our voices against war, racism and pollution profiteering. We stand in solidarity with the countless… Continue Reading

GUERRILLA GRAFTERS: UNDOING CIVILIZATION ONE BRANCH AT A TIME

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In San Francisco, a secret project bears fruit: The Guerrilla Grafters are turning the city’s non-bearing public trees into an urban orchard — despite city regulations. All Tara Hui wanted to do was plant some pears and plums and cherries… Continue Reading

Damming a Sacred River for water to wash coal for Adani’s death trap? WTF?

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BE READY TO PROTECT: “We will fight!” says Birri Elder Kenny Dodds…. To all who have been inspired by the One Mob People’s Parliament occupying fed parliament yesterday, can you please watch and share this clip far and wide?! Uncle… Continue Reading