Standing Rock Indigenous Water Protector Sues North Dakota Police for Abuse of Civil Rights – Last Real Indians
On February 22, 2017, Eric W. Poemoceah was peacefully demonstrating against DAPL. He was unarmed, facing a group of about 30 militarized law enforcement officers clad in riot gear, with about 15 feet between him and the group of officers.
And so yesterday was the 2nd anniversary of the Turtle Island Radio Show 😎
In that time I’ve made 80 shows, I’ve played 588 artists and 1174 tracks and had around 2500 plays on mixcloud.
I’ve played music from the 1920s up to the present day all made by indigenous Turtle Islanders and their accomplices .
A big shout to all the artists for the amazing music they have produced over the years, the radio stations who played the show and to all who have helped and encouraged me. Too many to mention here but you know who you are.
And so on with the next chapter, really exciting news coming soon!
They bail out Wall Street banks who in turn destroy the Earth.
“35 global banks have expanded the fossil fuel sector with more than $2.7 trillion in the four years since the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. From fracking to LNGs to pipeline projects, the report shows how banks are funding Indigenous land grabs, the violation of Indigenous rights and eco-colonialism.”
Banking on Climate Change Report Reveals Banks Funded Climate Chaos with Trillions Since Paris Climate Agreement: From the Wet’suwet’en to the Dirty Tar Sands Pipelines, Banks are Funding Indigenous Land Grabs for Fossil Fuel Companies. March 18, 2020 – Indigenous Environmental Network partnering with Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Oil Change International, Reclaim Finance, and the…
A federal court orders the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to write a full environmental impact statement for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Today, in a major win against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Judge James Boasberg of the U.S.
Autonomous Groups Are Mobilizing Mutual Aid Initiatives to Combat the Coronavirus
In the span of just a few weeks, the coronavirus has completely changed life as we know it, while also exposing the vast array of contradictions firmly entrenched within capitalist society. America has been laid bare as to what it always has been, a settler-colonial project that is the sole property of those who own it, as John Jay, one of the ‘Founding Fathers’ once argued.
Good list of Mutual Aid groups in US and Canada from Its Going Down
Happy to announce that the Turtle Island Radio Show will now be broadcast on radio AGORA 105,5 in Klagenfurt on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month. Thats as well as the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month. Fridays show at 11pm GMT+1 Saturdays show at 10.30pm GMT+1
Zapatista Women’s Statement: “On March 8, thousands of Zapatista women will gather in our caracoles and talk about the pain and rage that we heard in the two [international] women’s gatherings that we have held, but also about our struggles—ours as Zapatista women and yours, compañeras and sisters who are reading these words. We will also all wear something black on our clothes that day. Then on March 9, many of us will not go back to our communities but instead stay at the caracol and at dawn on the ninth, light thousands of candles so that in the caracoles and the Zapatista communities, the light of women will shine.”
To: Women who struggle in Mexico and around the worldFrom: The Zapatista indigenous women of the EZLN Compañera and sister: We greet you in the name of all of the Zapatista indigenous women of all ages, from the youngest to the wisest-the oldest, that is.
“Defeating the Constitution Pipeline is an enormous victory for advocates who have been fighting for eight years to protect New York State and its waterways.
New York, NY – One of the companies behind the Constitution Pipeline has reportedly abandoned the project, following a series of legal challenges by Earthjustice and our partners. The proposed 124-mile gas pipeline was slated to run through Pennsylvania and New York, threatening water quality, wildlife, and public health.
Many people were influenced by Standing Rock, it’s the reason this show exists 🙂 but others have gone to much greater hights than just playing tunes and talking about environmental protest on the airwaves.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Facebook Videos of Her Trip to Standing Rock Reveal Her Political Awakening
Almost everyone who came to Standing Rock repeated the same legend. Someone, maybe Crazy Horse, had made a prophecy a long time ago-probably in the late 1870s-about the looming destruction of the planet.
Following 9/11, several acts were passed discreetly. One of them was the REAL ID Act of 2005. This law gives the federal government broad power to waive other laws that stand in the way of national security. Under this act, the Trump administration has waived dozens of laws —
Customs and Border Protection have confirmed that “controlled blasting” inside Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument began this week. The destruction to the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve site began without consultation from the Native American nation whose ancestral land it affects, according to the congressman whose district includes the reservation.
“This sacred landscape is key to the food security and way of life of our people, and was protected for generations until a provision in
the 2017 tax bill opened it for oil and gas leasing – an action which could be undone by a future Administration.”
BP Leaving the Arctic Signals Oil Companies Need to Listen to the Gwich’in Nation – Last Real Indians
Fairbanks, AK — This week, BP announced that it was selling all Alaska assets, signaling yet again that drilling in the sacred homelands of the Gwich’in Nation is bad business. BP’s announcement was made on the heels of Arctic Refuge drilling advocate Joe Balash’s departure from the Department of