Tag Archives: Environmentalism

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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Nawtsamaat Alliance: Protect the Salish Sea

The Nawt-sa-maat Alliance is a coalition of Coast Salish Indigenous Peoples, environmental activists, and community members who care about the land and waters of the Salish Sea. The alliance was created to increase awareness of threats to this region as … 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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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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Case Study: The Sacred Water Circle

Case Study: The Sacred Water Circle by Cherylanne James In 2011, Dorothy Taylor from Curve Lake First Nation in Ontario took up a call from Indigenous spiritual leaders around the world.  The Hopi, the Dalai Lama and the spiritual authorities of … Continue reading

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Rising Tide Toronto

Rising Tide Toronto (RTT) is a “grassroots collective that challenges environmental injustice and the root causes of climate change on Turtle Island through direct action, in solidarity with people’s struggles locally and globally.” Most recently RTT has been working especially … Continue reading

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