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Tribe Versus Tribe

May 2, 2017

Expect increasing conflict between energy tribes and environmental justice tribes.

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The People’s Land

May 1, 2017

Building a border wall through the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation, without the consent of the tribe, requires an act of Congress. Watch the CBS News video here.

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April 26, 2017

Cherry Point fossil fuel export developers now include the Petrogas propane facility at the former ALCOA plant. The propane trains from Canada and bomb trains from North Dakota–that share the…

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Genetic Continuity

April 25, 2017

10,000-year-old skeletons in Alaska, British Columbia, Washington and Montana share genetic continuity with Indigenous Peoples living there today.

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Easter Rising

April 23, 2017

1916 The Irish Rebellion, narrated by Liam Neeson, tells the story of the 1916 Easter Rising, when actors, poets, teachers and socialist workers took on the British Empire.

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Honoring Ancestors

April 22, 2017

Not For Any Price, a new film by Northwest Treaty Tribes, describes the Lummi Nation victory over SSA Marine, Peabody Coal and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway.

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Taken Away

April 18, 2017

90% of Manitoba indigenous children are in foster care. 87% in Saskatchewan.

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Strip Canoe

April 13, 2017

Spring Street International School, Friends of the San Juans, and San Juan Island School District are co-sponsoring a youth canoe-building project with Lummi Nation master canoe-builders. The 21-foot, six-seat canoes…

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AIPAC Attack

March 28, 2017

Trump ambassador to UN threatens diplomats critical of Israeli Apartheid.

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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