Tag Archives: Environment

Rising Tide: Vancouver Coast Salish Territories

Rising Tide Vancouver Coast Salish Territories (RT – VST) is a grassroots environmental justice group committed to fighting the root causes of climate change and the interconnected destruction of land, water and air. RT – VST has recently been involved … Continue reading

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Free Grassy Narrows

Asubpeeschoseewagong– the Indigenous or Anishinaabe name for Grassy Narrows – is situated 80 kilometers north of Kenora, Ontario in Canada. Approximately 50 percent of community still depends on hunting, trapping, and gathering berries and medicines from the land. On December … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Indians Alliance

The Cowboy and Indian Alliance is a movement put together by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to stop the Keystone XL pipeline. Although the Keystone XL portion of this pipeline is based in the United States, it is a continuation … Continue reading

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Aamjiwnaang Solidarity: Aamjiwnaang and Sarnia Against Pipelines (ASAP)

The purpose of this site is to create a forum for communication and action around the toxic reality of living in Chemical Valley. Through this forum, Aamjiwnaang First Nation community members can share their experiences, and can increase wider public … Continue reading

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Mining Watch Canada

Mining Watch Canada is “a pan-Canadian initiative supported by environmental, social justice, Aboriginal and labour organizations from across the country.” This initiative was created “in 1999 to address the need for a coordinated public interest response to the threats to … Continue reading

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Halifax Coalition Against Fracking

The Halifax Coalition Against Fracking is a loose network of activists, concerned citizens, environmentalists, Indigenous Peoples and others who have come together to draw attention to and oppose irresponsible resource development in Nova Scotia and beyond. They stand in solidarity … Continue reading

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Case Study: Neil Young’s Honour the Treaties Tour

by Tessa Nasca  Neil Young’s Honour the Treaties Tour is an example of a non-Indigenous celebrity artist engaging in an initiative that reaches a broad audience of mainstream arts and media consumers with a message rooted in treaty rights.  As … Continue reading

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Joint Stewardship Board: Haudenosaunee-Red Hill Agreements

The Joint Stewardship Board oversees the Haudenosaunee-Red Hill Agreements which define a partnership between the Haudenosaunee and the City of Hamilton, Ontario. The Red Hill Valley is an area that is of historical and cultural significance to the Haudenosaunee.  Ancestral remains … Continue reading

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Unist’ot’en Action Camp

       The Unist’ot’en Clan of the Wet’suwet’en Nation have established an Action Camp on their traditional territory in the northern part of settler-named British Columbia. This initiative began in 2010 and has since seen visitors from across the country. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Otesha Project: Nation to Nation Tour 2013

The tour was developed to bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together to “renew relationships with each other.”  2013 was the first year this tour ran. Participants rode their bikes for 300km along the St. Lawrence River to create awareness of … Continue reading

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