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National Congress of American Indians Adopts Rights of Nature Resolution

Largest American Indian and Alaska Native Organization Supports Rights of Nature June 28, 2022 Contact:Guy Reiter, Menīkānaehkemanahkwet@hotmail.com Mari Margil, Center for Democratic and Environmental Rightsmmargil@centerforenvironmentalrights.org At its meeting in Anchorage earlier this month, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) adopted a resolution in support of the rights of nature. Menīkānaehkem and the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights […]

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U.S. ARMY CORPS, MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY DELAY ACTION ON HUBER MILL PROJECT IN COHASSET

Honor the Earth, 1855 Treaty Authority, Red Lake Nation and White Earth Nation to fileAmicus Brief in support of Leech Lake’s recent appeal of Huber Mill Project to theMinnesota Court of Appeals. Indigenous parties demand full consultation, honored treaties and an environmental impact statement. CALLAWAY, MINN., — June 13, 2022 – The U.S. Army Corps […]

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Treaty/Water Protectors Begin Walk from Superior to Ashland

June 12, 2022 Treaty/water protectors left Superior on June 11, headed for Ashland, Wisconsin by June 25th to meet up with the Communities United by Water celebration taking place on that day. Led by indigenous women from Miskwaagamiiwi-Zaagaiganing (Red Lake) and Gaa-waabaabiganikaag (White Earth) in Minnesota, and Basaabikaang (Red Cliff) and Mashkiiziibii (Bad River) in […]

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Enbridge to Host Reception on Mackinac Island for Elected Officials

May 26, 2022 Next week, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce will conduct its policy conference on Mackinac Island. Enbridge will host a reception there on Tuesday evening with many of Michigan’s Congressional representatives and both Senators as special guests. So at the Grand Hotel, many of the people sent to Congress to represent you […]

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ACTION ALERT: Tell the Army Corps NO to Rubber Stamping oil pipelines

May 13, 2022 Click here to learn how you can tell the Army Corps of Engineers to stop using the NWP 12 for fossil fuel infrastructure projects. The NWP (Nationwide permit) program was created as an alternative to the individual environmental 404 permitting process, so that activities and projects like boat ramps or mooring buoys that […]

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Indigenous Women Leaders & Over 200 Groups Urge the Army Corps to Stop the Line 5 Pipeline Expansion

April 29, 2022 On April 27, 2022, Indigenous women leaders, joined by over 200 organizations, representing millions nationwide, submitted a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers urging the department to deny necessary permits for the expansion of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, and to conduct a federal Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the entire pipeline within the Army […]

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April 15, 2022: Deadline for submitting comments to DNR re: Line 5

April 12, 2022 We are water. Our bodies are made of 60% water, which we draw from rivers, aquifers, rain, and lakes. Clean water is an essential right for all of us, no matter where we live. In neighboring Wisconsin, the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is calling for support to protect their drinking […]

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Stand Up and Protect the Climate from Line 5

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Column: Why the Enbridge Line 5 tunnel is a pipe bomb at the Straits

April 8, 2022Gary Street, Michigan Advance The sordid details of Enbridge’s Line 5 in Michigan reveal at least 33 spills, along with at least 3 anchor/cable strikes that had the potential to cause a massive oil spill. We’ve been lucky. Incredibly lucky. But our luck will run out. READ MORE

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Winona LaDuke testifies on her own behalf

April 5, 2022 On April 4, 2022, Winona LaDuke took the stand at an evidentiary hearing to testify on behalf of herself. She has been charged with multiple gross misdemeanors in Minnesota as related to the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. LaDuke was arrested on July 19, 2021 on the Shell River, along with six other […]

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