Keystone 1 Pipeline Spills in South Dakota; IEN Responds

For Immediate Release April 5th, 2016 Contact: Dallas Goldtooth, 708-515-6158, dallas@ienearth.org Keystone 1 Pipeline Spills in South Dakota Highlights Need for Full Review of Other Pipeline Projects   Bemidji, MN – TransCanada’s tar sands pipeline, Keystone 1, a completed predecessor to the now rejected Keystone XL project, was shut down over the weekend because of […]

Tribal Citizens Rise Up Against Bakken Oil Pipeline

For Immediate Release March 29th, 2016 Spirit Camp Press Contact: Media contact personnel, Dakota Kidder, rsrtgrassroots@gmail.com, 701-329-9311. Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Tribal Historic Preservation Office Section 106, LaDonna Bravebull Allard, 701-854-8645.   Tribal Citizens Rise Up Against Bakken Oil Pipeline Horse Ride and Spiritual Camp To Be Held Along Proposed Route of Dakota Access Pipeline […]

Obama Administration Opens Arctic and Gulf of Mexico to More Offshore Drilling

For Immediate Release March 15, 2016 Contact: Dallas Goldtooth, 708-515-6158, dallas@ienearth.org Faith Gemmill, 907-750-0188,  redoilone@gmail.com Cherri Foytlin, 334-462-4484, foytlinfam@cox.net   Obama Administration Opens Arctic and Gulf of Mexico to More Offshore Drilling 5-Year Draft Plan Protects Atlantic but Continues to Sacrifice Other Regions Washington DC – Today, the Obama Administration released the draft of its […]

Indigenous Peoples Take Lead at D12 Day of Action in Paris – Official response to COP21 agreement

  For Immediate Release December 12th, 2015 Press Contacts Dallas Goldtooth, dallas@ienearth.org, 1-708-515-6158   “The Paris accord is a trade agreement, nothing more. It promises to privatize, commodify and sell forested lands as carbon offsets in fraudulent schemes such as REDD+ projects. These offset schemes provide a financial laundering mechanism for developed countries to launder […]

Indigenous Peoples Condemn Outcome of Paris Climate Accord

  MEDIA ADVISORY December 12, 2015   Media contacts Clayton Thomas Muller – clayton@350.org  +16132977515 Suzanne Dhaliwal – suzanne@no-tar-sands.org +447772694327   Indigenous Peoples Condemn Outcome of Paris Climate Accord What: Indigenous People will gather to hold a ceremony, followed by an Indigenous Rights action. When: 8am, Saturday December 12th Where: Start in front of Notre […]

Indigenous Communities and European Allies take action on Total in Paris during Climate Talks

    Thursday, December 10th 2015. EU – Suzanne Dhaliwal – suzanne@no-tar-sands.org +447772694327 Canada – Clayton Thomas Muller – clayton@350.org, +16132977515 Paris, La Defence, Total International HQ. Over a hundred people from indigenous communities across the globe and the climate movement from Europe gathered for a peaceful protest outside the headquarters of energy corporation Total. The […]

5000 miles from Grand Bois. Red Road to Paris.

5000 miles from Grand Bois. Red Road to Paris. There is a place in south Louisiana that the people call Grand Bois (Big Woods). My relatives from the Houma Nation have called this place home for hundreds of years. It lies just south of a federal manmade shipping canal (used primarily for the oil and […]