A toxic waste spill, the largest of its kind in North America, has destroyed a chunk of landscape in northern Alberta. Continue reading
On August 14th 2013, in a courtroom filled with individuals facing charges stemming from Swamp Line 9 and their supporters, some powerful and wild acts of solidarity occurred. As our friends and comrades went up one by one in front of the judge, people expressed their support with hand claps and a few hoots, leading to threats by the judge for us all to be removed from the courtroom. Continue reading
A dispute over traditional grounds continues to divide the Thunderchild First Nation.
This morning, a judge ruled that protestors must continue to stay away from seismic test sites near a traditional sundance ground. Protesters camped out at the grounds for several weeks, and said that testing was taking place on the grounds, desecrating them. Continue reading
Washington Post/Associated Press, August 21, 2013
JOKKMOKK, Sweden — Police have removed some 50 screaming and singing activists who were blocking a road in northern Sweden to protest a British company’s plans to build an iron ore mine. Continue reading