Stand with Standing Rock

First Nations/Indigenous

Aug 9 2014 - 10:00
Author: 
Brian Ward

BACK IN June, President Barack Obama made a presidential visit to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, located in North and South Dakota--his first such trip since becoming president.

The people of Standing Rock are part of the Hunkpapa band of the Lakota (Sioux) tribe and are ancestors of Sitting Bull, one of the most famous Native resisters to expansion--he was a leader in the Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho victory over the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876.

Aug 5 2014 - 11:45
Author: 
Tim Eastman

1. Glued to the Screen

Brazil recently played host to the 2014 World Cup, drawing millions of fans and spectators from all over the world. Here locals and tourists gather to watch a match on a jumbo screen on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro.

2. The Displaced

Jul 31 2014 - 13:15
Author: 
Santiago Navarro F. and Renata Bessi

The map of Latin America is in full flux. The reconfiguration of territories primarily affects the 670 indigenous communities that stretch from the Rio Grande to Patagonia, according to statistics from the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Jul 21 2014 - 20:45
Author: 
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip

The struggle to defend Tsilhqot'in territory goes back to1864 when six chiefs were hanged for resisting a road being built to the gold fields in Barkerville. This Supreme Court decision is the first to acknowledge Aboriginal title on the ground. It will change the nature of treaty negotiations and affect the future of development projects all across B.C. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip is president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs. He speaks with Redeye host Lorraine Chisholm.

Jul 27 2014 - 14:15
Author: 
Chris Williams

Despite efforts to economically colonize the ancient cultures and peoples that populate Morocco, a strong resistance movement is fighting back.

Jun 20 2014 - 09:00
Author: 
Evo Morales

Fifty years ago, great leaders raised the flags of the anticolonial struggle and decided to join with their peoples in a march along the path of sovereignty and independence.

The world superpowers and transnationals were competing for control of territories and natural resources in order to continue expanding at the cost of impoverishing the peoples of the South.

G77 Summit Opens in Santa Cruz
Jun 19 2014 - 07:30
Author: 
SCNCC with the Global Climate Convergence

Before corporate and governmental leaders arrive in New York City this September for the UN Climate Summit, System Change Not Climate Change together with the Global Climate Convergence will be laying the groundwork for an alternative summit, what we're calling New York City Climate Convergence.

Jun 18 2014 - 14:45
Author: 
Mychaylo Prystupa

“It’s official - the war is on!" said Grand Chief Stewart Phillips with a smile, to the cheers of a thousand-plus people. Street dances ensued.

NDP MPs grill Conservatives on Northern Gateway in QP

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