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Mauna Kea

article Why are Jason Momoa and other Native Hawaiians protesting a telescope on Mauna Kea? What's at stake? (8/22/2019)
(Hawaii) -- On Hawaii's Big Island, protests against the construction of a 18-story telescope atop a dormant volcano that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred have...
article UCLA’s involvement in Thirty Meter Telescope prompts protest from student groups (8/18/2019)
(California) -- UCLA students and faculty remain divided over the University of California’s involvement in the development of a massive telescope in Hawaii, as...
article UMD is part of a group advising a protested telescope in Hawaii (8/13/2019)
(Maryland) -- An indigenous people’s advocate recently called out institutions helping to advise the science behind a telescope on Hawaii’s highest mountain...
article Mauna Kea's Thirty Metre Telescope Is The Latest Front In The New Fight For Indigenous Sovereignty (8/12/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Kealoha Pisciotta used to journey up Mauna Kea in Hawaii for work. A Native Hawaiian (or Kanaka Maoli), Pisciotta worked at the Joint Astronomy Center for...
article Mauna Kea: What it is, why it’s happening, and why we should all be paying attention (8/12/2019)
(Hawaii) -- At the base of Mauna Kea, the world’s tallest mountain and the first point on earth where raindrops touch the earth, the largest land defense action in...
article ‘Justice League’ Stars Jason Momoa & Ezra Miller Reunite To Protest TMT Construction (8/12/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Aquaman himself, Jason Momoa, recently took to Instagram to express his protest against the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea in...
article Mauna Kea's Thirty Meter Telescope Is the Latest Front in the New Fight for Indigenous Sovereignty (8/9/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Kealoha Pisciotta used to journey up Mauna Kea in Hawaii for work. A Native Hawaiian (or Kanaka Maoli), Pisciotta worked at the Joint Astronomy Center for...
article Why protecting Mauna Kea in Hawai'i is a crucial fight for native rights (8/9/2019)
(Hawaii) -- I have always been proud that Hawaiian blood courses through my veins. That's why recent news of Mauna Kea emphatically hit me – and the Pacific...
article Mauna Kea is a clear voice from the Hawaiian people. (But they don't hear) (8/4/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Healani Sonoda-Pale is a Native Hawaiian activist, organizer, and a ku kia’i mauna or mountain protector. She was one of more than a hundred faculty...
article The fight over Mauna Kea is about more than a telescope (8/3/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Hawaii Gov. David Ige this week rescinded his emergency proclamation aimed at thwarting native Hawaiian protesters and granted the Thirty Meter Telescope (...
article Inside the protests over the Thirty Meter Telescope (7/25/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Around three in the morning on July 15, Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua, her partner and six other protectors chained themselves to the cattle guard at the Mauna...
article Indigenous Hawaiian protester calls on Canada to stop funding giant telescope (7/22/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Protesters at Hawaii's Mauna Kea will continue "standing on the mountain" until the construction of a giant telescope is shut down, says...
article For activists, Thirty Meter Telescope fight a boiling point in Native Hawaiian history (7/21/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Walter Ritte has been fighting for decades to protect Native Hawaiian rights, inspiring a new generation of activists trying to stop construction of a giant...
article Hundreds of Thirty Meter Telescope opponents protest in Waikiki (7/21/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Hundreds of protesters marched along Kalauaka Avenue this morning in opposition to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii...
article Mauna Kea is only latest thing they want to take, 'we will not give it to them' (7/21/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Mauna Kea, also known as Mauna a Wakea, is a 13,800 foot high mountain on Hawai‘i Island, and considered the most sacred site to Kanaka ‘Ōiwi,...
article Protests continue around state, nation against TMT (7/21/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Hundreds continue to gather in solidarity against the construction of TMT on Mauna Kea. On the Valley Isle, employees at the Old Lahaina Luau shared their...
article Thirty Meter Telescope opponents host workshops at Mauna Kea (7/21/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Paddlers, club officials and spectators showed their support for the Mauna Kea protestors today during the Oahu Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association...
article Standing Rock Sioux stand with Hawaiian telescope protesters (7/21/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Standing Rock Sioux tribal members plan to gather at the epicenter of the Dakota Access pipeline protests to show solidarity with Native Hawaiians who...
article Hawaii officials want a peaceful end to telescope protests (7/20/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Officials in Hawaii said Friday that they will not call up additional National Guard troops or use force on peaceful telescope protesters blocking access to...
article Native Hawaiians Protesting Construction on a Sacred Mountain Prepare “For the Long Haul” (7/20/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Hundreds of Native Hawaiians and their supporters gathered last week at the base of Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain in the state, to block construction of a...
article Standoff on Hawaii mountain is about more than a telescope (7/20/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Walter Ritte has been fighting for decades to protect Native Hawaiian rights, inspiring a new generation of activists trying to stop construction of a giant...
article LETTER: UCLA American Indian Studies Center Supports Kia‘i of Mauna Kea (7/20/2019)
(California) -- Chokma/ Aloha Kākou, The UCLA American Indian Studies Center is a community of students, faculty, and stakeholders advocating for Indigenous and American...
article Native Hawaiians Protesting Construction on a Sacred Mountain Prepare “For the Long Haul” (7/19/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Hundreds of Native Hawaiians and their supporters gathered last week at the base of Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain in the state, to block construction of a...
article Dozens of Honolulu police officers deployed to assist law enforcement at Mauna Kea (7/16/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Dozens of Honolulu police officers were en route to Hawaii Island on Tuesday morning to support law enforcement at the base of Mauna Kea after what was a...
24 Total Articles on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article ‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the fight against the DAPL (8/21/2019)
(North Dakota) -- The media may have forgotten the ferocious battle the Standing Rock water protectors fought against the Dakota Access Pipeline but that doesn’t...
article After Kanders, Decolonization Is the Way Forward (7/30/2019)
(New York) -- Last week, Warren Kanders was forced off the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art. We celebrate this win, and we acknowledge the work of everyone...
article Forensic Architecture and seven other artists withdraw from Whitney Biennial (7/22/2019)
(New York) -- Over the weekend, eight artists whose work is showcased in this year’s Whitney Biennial have called for their pieces to be removed from the museum,...
article At Whitney Museum Biennial, 8 Artists Withdraw In Protest Of Link To Tear Gas Sales (7/21/2019)
(New York) -- More artists are telling the Whitney Museum for American Art they are withdrawing from the museum's high-profile Biennial contemporary art showcase...
article Artists Withdraw from Whitney Biennial as Backlash Builds Against Warren Kanders (7/19/2019)
(New York) -- Four artists—Korakrit Arunanondchai, Meriem Bennani, Nicole Eisenman, and Nicholas Galanin—have withdrawn from the 2019 Whitney Biennial. The...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article HK airport closure no impact on Macau weekly GGR: analysts (8/20/2019)
(Macau) -- The temporary closure of Hong Kong International Airport on August 12 and 13 in relation to protests that have been affecting that city, did not hurt gross...
article Macau not hurt by Hong Kong airport shutdowns, analysts say (8/20/2019)
(Macau) -- The Macau focused brokerage firms don’t think the Hong Kong protests, which closed the latter city’s airport on August 12 and 13, caused much of...
article Macau casinos to suffer from Hong Kong airport closures (8/13/2019)
(Macau) -- With the closure of Hong Kong International Airport on August 12 and 13, Hong Kong’s protests have reached a whole new level. As protestors continue to...
article Macau's casinos count cost of Hong Kong's escalating protests (8/7/2019)
(Macau) -- Growing protests in the Asian financial center of Hong Kong are weighing on the neighboring Chinese territory of Macau as some visitors steer clear of the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Enbridge Pipeline

article Line 3 protesters shut down Bemidji Enbridge office (8/19/2019)
(Minnesota) -- After firmly locking his neck to the chain-link fence surrounding the Enbridge office building Monday morning, Kieran Cuddy grabbed his banjo and began to...
article Protestors Paddle the Nemadji River to Speak Out Against Enbridge Expansion Plans (8/9/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Enbridge has big plans to invest millions of dollars to upgrade pipelines running through the Northland. Plans the company call the safest way to move oil...
article ACLU to hire SD-based Native justice organizer following pipeline protest laws (8/1/2019)
(South Dakota) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of South Dakota is looking to increase its engagement with Native American tribes after South Dakota Gov. Kristi...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Native council opposes big Alaska gold project (8/12/2019)
(Alaska) -- An Alaska Native council has announced its opposition to a proposed gold mine project, a report said. The Quinhagak Native Tribal Council has issued a...
article Revealed: FBI and police monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists (8/12/2019)
(Oregon) -- Law enforcement groups, including the FBI, have been monitoring opponents of a natural gas infrastructure project in Oregon and circulated intelligence to an...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MMIW

article Red on the "M": Advocates for missing and murdered indigenous women outline Missoula landmark to raise awareness (8/10/2019)
(Montana) -- The "M" on Mount Sentinel caught the attention of Missoulians Saturday when advocates for missing and murdered indigenous women, and missing and...
article 550-mile walk along Red River honors missing and murdered indigenous women (8/1/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Two women — one carrying a bucket of water and the other carrying a staff tied with red ribbons and a single eagle feather — marched north...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article Mothers start petition to change Round Rock elementary school’s logo, mascot (8/9/2019)
(Texas) -- A group of mothers started an online petition to change the logo and the mascot at one of the elementary schools in the Round Rock Independent School District...
1 Article on this Issue

Labor & Unions

article Sanders urges 'billionaire, Trump-supporting owners' of Las Vegas Palms casino to negotiate with union (8/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders took to Twitter on Tuesday and called for owners of the Palms casino-resort west of the Strip to negotiate with workers seeking a...
1 Article on this Issue

Attawapiskat

article Hunger strike ends in Attawapiskat after Ottawa, Ontario sign off on task force (7/30/2019)
(Ontario) -- An Attawapiskat, Ont., band councillor and a former chief say they ended their 15-day hunger strike Monday evening after the federal and provincial...
1 Article on this Issue

Shoshone-Bannock

article Shoshone-Bannock tribes requests state to ban use of Native American terms as mascots (7/29/2019)
(Idaho) -- The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes have requested state lawmakers to stop Idaho public schools from using Native American mascots, including Preston High School....
1 Article on this Issue

Bears Ears

article Environmentalists, tribes blast Utah national monument plan (7/28/2019)
(Utah) -- The U.S. government has decided to allow off-road vehicles access to archaeologically sensitive land at a Utah national monument that houses sacred tribal...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article Native American Tribe Protests Treatment Of Migrants At U.S. Border (7/28/2019)
(Texas) -- Indigenous activists from across the country came to the Rio Grande Valley on Saturday to protest the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border, including...
article Native American Tribe raising awareness on effect of immigration policies (7/28/2019)
(Texas) -- A Native American Tribe is attempting to raise awareness about President Trump’s immigration policies and how they are not only affecting immigrants but...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Canadian Land Issues

article Hydro One takes legal action against Haudenosaunee demonstrations at work site (7/21/2019)
(Ontario) -- Hydro One has taken legal action against the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council, after what it says were repeated attempts to block work on a...
1 Article on this Issue

Fort Sill Apache

article 'WE WILL COME BACK': Protestors at Fort Sill call for closure of detainment camps (7/20/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Hundreds of diverse walks of life took over Lawton streets Saturday, blocking an entrance of Fort Sill and protesting the Trump administration's plans...
article Protests continue over plan to put immigrant children in Fort Sill (7/20/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- For a few hours on Saturday, Fort Sill was thrust into the throes of a heated national debate on immigration as protesters marched to an entrance to the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Ridicule pole makes it to Juneau for recall effort (8/1/2019)
(Alaska) -- It took 30 hours of sailing over two days for it to reach Juneau, but the totem pole ridiculing Gov. Mike Dunleavy and President Donald Trump made it to...
article Postcard From L.A.: Del Mar always brings out the social crowd. This year, protesters also showed up (7/25/2019)
(California) -- We’re down at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, where Champagne is the “soup of the day” and the nearby surf sprinkles you with its briny...
article Tribes Walk out of Dam Removal Commitee Meeting (7/20/2019)
(California) -- Last month, Humboldt County, Sonoma County Water and Power Agency, Mendocino County Inland Water and Power Commission, and California Trout took steps to...
article Hawaii protesters vow 'prolonged struggle' against telescope (7/15/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Protesters vowed to continue demonstrating against the construction of a giant telescope on top of a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred after...
article Protests flare over construction of telescope in Hawaii (7/15/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Singing, chanting and lying on the ground in the road, hundreds of people demonstrated on Monday against the construction of a giant telescope on a...
article Hawaii activists get ready for start of work on telescope (7/14/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Native Hawaiian groups vowed to protect Hawaii's tallest mountain from an attempt to resume construction of a giant telescope. They said they will gather...
article Family calls for answers at protest for man who died in arrest by Winnipeg police (7/6/2019)
(Winnipeg) -- The sound of drums and calls of "Justice for Sean" filled the air outside the Winnipeg police headquarters Friday as dozens protested and called for...
article Demonstrators say 40-day blockade not affecting Six Nations emergency response (7/5/2019)
(Ontario) -- Demonstrators who have blocked elected officials at the Six Nations of the Grand River from accessing its administration building for more than a month are...
article Giving voice to Native American activism in Phoenix (5/29/2019)
(Arizona) -- In 2016, what began as a grassroots effort against the Dakota Access Pipeline drilling project in North Dakota grew into a sweeping movement gathering...
article 'Stop the bleeding of the Salish Sea': Washington First Nations oppose Delta terminal expansion (5/25/2019)
(Washington) -- Four First Nations from the U.S. are voicing their opposition to the expansion of the Roberts Bank Terminal. They're expressing their concerns at the...
article Grandmothers walk in protest against child welfare system, proposed federal legislation (5/11/2019)
(Winnipeg) -- Led by a group of grandmothers, people walked from four directions Friday in Winnipeg to support grandmothers and mothers who have had children taken by...
article Protesters at Wahta Mohawk cultural centre say they vacated building as OPP arrived (5/9/2019)
(Ontario) -- Demonstrators involved in an occupation Wednesday morning of a building in Wahta Mohawk First Nation say they snuck out as the Ontario Provincial Police...
article Environmental, indigenous groups gather to protect a ‘sacred’ site in Salt Lake City that’s planned to become a massive distribution hub (5/1/2019)
(Utah) -- An off-white teepee rose up from a flat, expansive field in one of Salt Lake City’s largest untouched and most politicized landscapes on Wednesday...
article A Tribe Called Red withdraw from Indigenous Music Awards ‘in solidarity’ with Inuit artists (4/7/2019)
(Canada) -- Electronic music group A Tribe Called Red has pulled out of the Indigenous Music Awards after organizers refused to revoke a nomination for a Cree artist...
article ACLU sues South Dakota over new pipeline protester law (3/29/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Even if you don’t live in South Dakota, you could be held liable for supporting pipeline protesters there, according to a newly signed state bill...
article Here’s why two women are staying on site after a Nova Scotia judge granted Alton Gas an injunction (3/27/2019)
(Nova Scotia) -- A judge may have granted Alton Gas an injunction to clear an access road to a contested site in Nova Scotia, but don’t tell that to Madonna...
article Taos water protectors protest new wells (3/22/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Before the sun rose over the mountains, a group of water protectors walked from the highway up to a drilling rig for a water well near Taos, the hole in...
article 'We're going to win this' says leader of anti-casino campaign (2/22/2019)
(Sudbury) -- Proponents fighting the Kingsway Entertainment District gathered at the Caruso Club on Thursday evening for a $100-a-plate dinner aimed at raising funds to...
article Indigenous Venezuelans Wounded After Clash With Security Forces: Relatives (2/22/2019)
(Venezuela) -- Several indigenous Venezuelans suffered gunshot wounds early on Friday after confronting government security forces in an area close to the Brazilian...
article ‘These are human rights issues’: Indigenous Peoples March highlights Native challenges locally, globally (1/15/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Bemidji-area American Indian leaders and students are set to march this Friday to draw attention to challenges facing Indigenous people worldwide.

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