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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Indigenous activists stage coup denouncing REDD at COP21

Inside the COP21 Solutions Concert, The Indigenous Environmental Network staged an action in coordination with Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh, denouncing the false solutions being peddled by corporations in Paris during the COP21.  Xiuhtezcatl, who received the Community Service Award from President Obama in 2013 and is the youngest of 24 national changemakers chosen to serve on the […]

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COP21 Will Not Save our Lands and Territories

COP21 Will Not Save our Lands and Territories by Andrea Landry The twenty-first session of the global climate conference is currently underway in Paris, France. The mandate is for world leaders, primarily colonial leaders, to establish a new global model of growth which will be safe and durable to the planet. Parties to the convention […]

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“Kindy Challwa” Canoe of Life of the Kichwa First People of Sarayaku

[Espanol Abajo] “Kindy Challwa” Canoe of Life of the Kichwa First People of Sarayaku by Sarayaku communications team   After a long adventure of over a year – after the idea was born, after selecting the tree, after building the canoe, after being transported to the city, after having to respond to the demands of […]

Indigenous Environmental Network COP21 Delegation Responds to announcement of Canada’s support of 1.5 Climate Target

For Immediate Release December 8th, 2015 Contact: Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network, France: +33 75 1413 823, US: + 708 515-6158, dallas@ienearth.org   Indigenous Environmental Network COP21 Delegation Responds to announcement of Canada’s support of 1.5 Climate Target Paris, France – Indigenous peoples from Canada, U.S. and the world were initially elated to hear that […]