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Caesars

article Hundreds Rally to Support Caesars Windsor Workers (4/23/2018)
(Ontario) -- The strike at Caesars Windsor continues for 17 days, while the conflict between casino management and employees shows no signs of abating. On Sunday,...
1 Article on this Issue

Labor & Unions

article Union rally shows support for striking casino workers (4/22/2018)
(Windsor) -- On Sunday morning, members of local unions shut down Chatham Street East, in front of Caesars Windsor to rally for casino workers who are on strike. Workers...
article As casino strike marches on, gamblers take business elsewhere (4/11/2018)
(Windsor) -- Gateway Casinos have been enjoying a boost in their Southwestern Ontario business ever since April 6, when 2,300 Caesars Windsor employees went on strike...
article 'Try the hotel down the road;' Patrons upset at being displaced due to casino strike (4/8/2018)
(Windsor) -- Dan Tie Ten Quee and his family spent most of the day driving from their home in Belleville to Windsor Friday where they had a hotel room booked at Caesars...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Indigenous leader vows to continue Kinder Morgan protest despite Trudeau’s promise that pipeline will be built (4/16/2018)
(British Columbia) -- As provincial and federal governments jostle for jurisdiction over the Kinder Morgan pipeline project, Will George says he will stay at the Watch...
article Who’s defending Canada’s national interest? First Nations facing down a pipeline (4/16/2018)
(British Columbia) -- Last Saturday, Indigenous leaders stood arm-in-arm in front of the gates of Kinder Morgan’s pipeline worksite in Burnaby, British Columbia....
article Native Americans Fighting Fossil Fuels (4/9/2018)
(USA) -- A historic number of Native Americans are running for political office this year in congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial races. Although...
article Iowa’s Anti-Protest Bill Would Make The Boston Tea Partiers Felons (4/9/2018)
(Iowa) -- In what might be one of the most dramatic crackdowns on non-violent protest in recent years, the Iowa state legislature just passed a bill to make it a felony...
article Water Protectors Prepare For Battle: The Next Big Resistance In South Dakota (4/9/2018)
(South Dakota) -- It’s raining buckets outside. The back and forth of the windshield wipers and Siri’s monotone guidance accompanies me through the roads...
article Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Naomi Klein join Kinder Morgan protests (4/7/2018)
(British Columbia) -- The leader of the Union of British Columbia Indians Chiefs says he will keep up the pressure against the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline...
article Protesters build a longhouse at PSE, ask what it and LNG project have in common (4/2/2018)
(Washington) -- Protesters of a liquefied natural gas plant being built on Tacoma's Tideflats gathered outside Puget Sound Energy's headquarters in Bellevue on...
article Chumash Nonprofit Urges State: Kill Natural-Gas Power Plant in Santa Paula (3/26/2018)
(California) -- Lawyers for a Chumash nonprofit want to make sure the proposed Mission Rock gas-fired power plant is dead - and not just put on hold, as the company...
article Tribal concerns delay South Dakota uranium mine project (3/22/2018)
(South Dakota) -- Concern over whether a South Dakota site has historic, cultural and religious significance to Native Americans has further stalled a company's plan...
article North Carolina tribes fear impact of Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction (3/21/2018)
(North Carolina) -- American Indian tribes in the path of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are making an eleventh-hour plea to stop construction until regulators can ensure...
article Lawyer seeking injunction says B.C. protesters bent on stopping Trans Mountain (3/17/2018)
(British Columbia) -- Social media posts suggest anti- pipeline activists are determined to continue blockades at two terminals in Burnaby, B.C., as they cause more...
article YES! Magazine: Elders and warriors keep close watch on pipeline (3/16/2018)
(British Columbia) -- At Kwekwecnewtxw, or “a place to watch from,” in Burnaby, B.C., tribal elders are holding ceremonies and keeping watch over the...
article PUC approves Enbridge Line 3 environmental review (3/15/2018)
(Minnesota) -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commision on Thursday approved the environmental review for the proposed Enbridge Energy Line 3 replacement oil pipeline...
article Tribes Build a Traditional Watch House to Stop Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion (3/13/2018)
(British Columbia) -- At Kwekwecnewtxw, or “a place to watch from,” in Burnaby, B.C., tribal elders are holding ceremonies and keeping watch over the...
article Thousands Protest KM Pipeline in British Columbia (3/11/2018)
(British Columbia) -- The Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueam built a watch-house for future protests against the potentially harmful pipeline expansion.
article Protesters rally for and against Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline plan (3/10/2018)
(British Columbia) -- Protesters around Vancouver held duelling rallies on Saturday, some welcoming Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project with...
article Thousands march to protest Canada pipeline expansion project (3/10/2018)
(British Columbia) -- Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to speak out against a pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada...
article Indigenous, environmental leaders protest Canada pipeline (3/10/2018)
(Vancouver) -- Indigenous leaders are calling on people to raise their voices Saturday to stop a $5.7 billion pipeline ($7.4 billion Canadian) expansion project that...
18 Total Articles on this Issue

Canadian Land Issues

article Two people on the front lines of Indigenous rights take different sides of the pipeline issue (4/15/2018)
(Alberta) -- Both Kanahus Manuel of the Secwepemc Nation in British Columbia and Stephen Buffalo of the Samson Cree Nation in Alberta are deeply devoted to protecting...
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article OP/ED: Dismiss charges against journalists covering the Standing Rock protests (4/15/2018)
(North Dakota) -- Sara LaFleur-Vetter was filming the arrest of protesters demonstrating against the Dakota Access Pipeline when police tackled her to the ground, with...
article Standing Rock: One year later (4/6/2018)
(North Dakota) -- Sacred Stone Camp, the first NoDAPL camp, was set up on LaDonna Brave Bull Allard’s property near the Cannonball River. Now she’s spreading...
article MONET: What Standing Rock Gave the World (3/18/2018)
(North Dakota) -- At the height of the movement at Standing Rock, Indigenous teens half a world away in Norway were tattooing their young bodies with an image of a black...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article 'Below-the-radar' New Orleans hotel owner steps reluctantly into limelight to oppose Harrah's deal (4/14/2018)
(Louisiana) -- Joseph Jaeger Jr. is the most successful New Orleans businessman you’ve never heard of. It’s not because he doesn’t have a compelling...
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Seneca Nation

article Seneca Nation Renews Fight With New York Over Thruway (4/14/2018)
(New York) -- The Seneca Indian Nation on Thursday renewed its fight with New York state over its construction of the Thruway across reservation land more than 60 years...
article A Guy Might Be Building His Own Ramp Off The New York State Thruway (4/10/2018)
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation has long had a contentious relationship with the state of New York over a tiny stretch of the New York State Thruway south of Buffalo,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Native Voices

article MONET: What Standing Rock gave the world (4/11/2018)
(North Dakota) -- At the height of the movement at Standing Rock, Indigenous teens half a world away in Norway were tattooing their young bodies with an image of a black...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIWG

article Working for Missing/Murdered Indian Women (4/10/2018)
(Minnesota) -- On a tepid winter day this February, hundreds of people adorned in red attire flooded into the Minneapolis American Indian Center (MAIC) for the annual...
article Walking With Marita Growing Thunder and the Young Revolutionaries Among Us (3/31/2018)
(Montana) -- Social justice activism is a calling. It can be a rewarding path, full of adrenaline highs, radical transformation and hard-earned achievements. It also can...
article University of Montana student raising awareness for indigenous women (3/21/2018)
(Montana) -- A University of Montana student is spending her spring break walking for those who can not. Marita Growing Thunder plans to walk from the northern end of...
article UM student spending spring break raising awareness for indigenous women (3/20/2018)
(Montana) -- A University of Montana student is spending her spring break walking for those who cannot. Marita Growing Thunder plans to walk from the northern end of the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Ontario Gaming

article Sudbury's doctors to join casino challenge (4/8/2018)
(Sudbury) -- The society representing Sudbury’s doctors says it will join an appeal challenging approval of a casino for Sudbury. In a joint statement, Dr. Sanjiv...
article Faith leaders in Sudbury to join casino appeal (4/7/2018)
(Ontario) -- Sudbury's religious leaders say they are ready to act following city council's decision on Tuesday on whether to approve a casino for the community...
article Faith leaders in Sudbury to join casino appeal (4/6/2018)
(Sudbury) -- Sudbury's religious leaders say they are ready to act following city council's decision on Tuesday on whether to approve a casino for the community...
article Multi-faith leaders lend support to anti-casino movement in Sudbury (4/6/2018)
(Sudbury) -- More voices have joined the anti-casino movement in Sudbury, just as city council gets set to vote on the Kingsway Entertainment rezoning issue. More than...
article Religious leaders oppose Sudbury casino (3/26/2018)
(Ontario) -- Saying it would lead to increased ‘family breakdown, depression, addiction, bankruptcies and crime,’ 40 faith leaders in Sudbury have signed a...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Grand Traverse Band

article Tribal chairman fends off recall attempt (4/6/2018)
(Michigan) -- The leader of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians will keep his job. Tribal Chairman Sam McClellan was the target of a recall election...
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Navajo Nation

article Coalition fights for justice for Loreal Tsingine (4/6/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Bordertown Justice Coalition unveiled a billboard in Winslow as a memorial of the second anniversary of the death of Loreal Tsingine, who was shot and...
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N.Y. Cigarettes

article VIDEO: Man builds his own highway off-ramp (4/1/2018)
(New York) -- A man is building what appears to be his own off-ramp on a New York highway that leads to his business. Eric White is a member of the Seneca Indian Tribe...
article Man building his own off ramp on New York state highway (3/30/2018)
(New York) -- A man is building what appears to be his own off ramp on a New York highway that leads to his business. Eric White is a member of the Seneca Indian Tribe,...
article Seneca cigarette tax dispute causes businessman to build possible new Thruway exit in Western NY (3/30/2018)
(New York) -- If you drive on the New York Thruway often, you might notice some construction on the side of the road about six miles south of the Angola Travel Plaza. A...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Wind River

article Wind River Tribes Worked Hard To Convince Governor To Veto Infrastructure Bill (3/24/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Advocates for the Wind River tribes say they were relieved to hear that Wyoming Governor Matt Mead vetoed a bill that would have given stiff fines and jail...
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Bears Ears

article Native American tribes come together to protect Bears Ears from Trump (3/23/2018)
(Utah) -- Members of the Native American tribes that once came together to petition for the creation of Bears Ears National Monument gathered near the site Sunday to...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article Ohlone Tribe Protests Proposed West Berkeley Housing Development (3/20/2018)
(California) -- Native American activists were protesting in West Berkeley Tuesday morning, fighting a developer’s proposal to build on a sacred village and burial...
article Runners Respond to Attack on Public Lands by Creating One Glorious Relay Event (3/12/2018)
(Utah) -- With both Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments facing massive cuts to their boundaries, Native runners and allies are running to send a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ponca Tribe

article We Met the Oklahoma Tribe Fighting to Stop Big Oil from Polluting Its Land (3/20/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- On a new episode of VICELAND's HATE THY NEIGHBOR, comedian Jamali Maddix heads to Oklahoma to meet members of the Ponca Tribe, whose reservation has...
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Standing Rock Sioux

article Standing Rock students big hit in Washington (3/15/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- In the beginning of 2016, thousands of people from all over the world stormed the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota to participate in...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article When simply wearing “Water is Life” becomes a threatening protest (4/10/2018)
(Minnesota) -- When did a cardboard canoe hat made bya child with the words “Water is Life”become something that needs to be sup-pressed for the public well...
article Native Americans stage rally against crimes to indigenous women (4/8/2018)
(California) -- Los Angeles has been swarmed with Native American protesters, standing against high rates of disappearances and homicides inflicted against indigenous...
article Why girl knelt during anthem at Mariners game (4/3/2018)
(Washington) -- Two Seattle sixth graders are receiving praise and criticism for their unannounced plan to take a knee while performing the National Anthem before Sunday...
article Lawyer Stalls Plan to Remove Statue that San Francisco Officials Consider Racist (3/26/2018)
(California) -- Official plans to remove a statue in San Francisco, which depicts white settlers towering over a Native American, have been temporarily halted after an...
article 'We want our voices to be heard': March for Our Lives protesters in their own words (3/24/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Guardian spoke to some of those taking part in the Washington march – and asked what prompted them to protest
article Indian students demand action to prevent violence at their schools (3/15/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Students across the nation, including many in Indian Country, are demanding action on gun reform in hopes of preventing violence at their places of...
article Protestors of bison cull in court after chaining themselves to pens (3/12/2018)
(Montana) -- Protestors of the annual roundup and culling of bison from the Yellowstone National Park herd last week chained themselves to the Stephens Creek holding...
article Indigenous youth set up protest camp outside Toronto's Old City Hall (3/6/2018)
(Ontario) -- Following the Justice for Tina Fontaine rally this past Sunday in Toronto, a youth-led occupation has set up camp outside Old City Hall in downtown Toronto.
article Courthouse campout protester says bring him your 'hard, ignorant, racist' questions about Indigenous justice (2/26/2018)
(Calgary) -- Motivated by the high-profile acquittals of men accused of murdering two Indigenous young people, Garret Smith has set up in a tent in the park across from...
article Acquittal in killing of indigenous teen that sparked outrage in Canada (2/26/2018)
(Manitoba) -- A man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl and dumping her body in Winnipeg's Red River was found not guilty of second-degree murder on Thursday in a...
article Protestors vow to keep fighting Qalipu enrolment process together (2/25/2018)
(Ottawa) -- Around 70 people or so attended a rally against the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band enrolment process in Corner Brook Saturday morning.
article 'Flash mob round dance' in Saskatoon sends its love to Tina Fontaine and Colten Boushie (2/24/2018)
(Saskatchewan) -- ​A small crowd of people joined hands in front of Saskatoon city hall Friday night and performed what was dubbed a "flash mob round dance" in...
article 'Our babies are not safe:' March in Winnipeg for Tina Fontaine's family (2/24/2018)
(Manitoba) -- Hundreds marched through the streets of Winnipeg a day after a jury acquitted a man accused of killing a 15-year-old Indigenous girl whose body, wrapped in...
article 'Our babies are not safe:' March in Winnipeg for Tina Fontaine's family (2/23/2018)
(Winnipeg) -- Hundreds marched through the streets of Winnipeg a day after a jury acquitted a man accused of killing a 15-year-old Indigenous girl whose body, wrapped in...
article For them: Bemidji group holds walk for missing, murdered indigenous women (2/15/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Jodi Howard. Kateri Mishow. Alyssa McLemore. Darla Beaulieu. Kandace Dunn. Sheila St. Clair. Olivia Lone Bear. Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind. Rebecca...
article 'We feel like Colten died again': Boushie family, Indigenous leaders say they've lost faith in justice system (2/11/2018)
(Saskatchewan) -- Screams and guttural moans echoed through the Red Pheasant Cree Nation band hall in August, 2016 during Colten Boushie's funeral wake. Boushie'...
article Bemidji group to hold missing and murdered indigenous women's walk (2/11/2018)
(Minnesota) -- For the second year in row, a local women's leadership group will hold a walk for missing and murdered indigenous women. Scheduled for Wednesday, Feb...
article 'Justice for Colten': Hundreds gather for Boushie support rally in Saskatoon after Stanley not-guilty verdict (2/10/2018)
(Saskatchewan) -- People gathered in Saskatoon, Regina and other Canadian cities Saturday to show their support for the family of Colten Boushie after Gerald Stanley, a...
article First Nations groups decry Colten Boushie murder trial verdict (2/10/2018)
(Vancouver) -- The leadership of both the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations as well as Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs were swift in their condemnation of the...
article American Indian activists rally in Olympia (1/26/2018)
(Washington) -- The marble walls of the Washington state Capitol reverberated with the roar of drums and voices Tuesday afternoon as Native American activists poured...

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