Tag Archives: Land Struggles

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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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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Lands Claims Coalition

The Land Claims Agreements Coalition works to ensure that comprehensive land claims and associated self-government agreements are respected, honoured and fully implemented in order to achieve their objectives. Formed in 2003, LCAC membership includes all post-effective date modern treaty holders … 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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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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R.A.V.E.N. Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs

RAVEN is “a non-profit charitable organization that provides financial resources to assist Aboriginal Nations within Canada in lawfully forcing industrial development to be reconciled with their traditional ways of life, and in a manner that addresses global warming and other … Continue reading

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Tar Sands Healing Walk

The Tar Sands Healing Walk is a spiritual gathering led by First Nations and Metis and focused on healing the land and the people who are suffering from tar sands expansion. The 5th Annual Tar Sands Healing Walk took place … Continue reading

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