First Nations organizing leads to TransCanada Ending Its East Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline proposals.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 5th, 2017 Contact: Eriel Deranger, Indigenous Climate Action, indigenousclimateaction@gmail.com Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network, dallas@ienearth.org   First Nations organizing leads to TransCanada Ending Its East Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline proposals. Indigenous Climate Action and Indigenous Environmental Network respond to this decision and its impact on First Nations and Indigenous […]

Gulf Coast Environmental Justice Organizers launch the L’eau Est La Vie (Water is Life) Camp, the new hub for the Bayou Bridge Resistance

Indigenous Environmental Network Releases powerful video showing the impact of Bayou Bridge and the plight of coastal Indigenous people in the Louisiana wetlands Springfield, LA – Following legal victories for the Tribes at Standing Rock, Water Protectors in Southern Louisiana will open the L’eau Est La Vie (Water is Life) Camp tomorrow. The launch marks […]

IEN Statement on Federal Court Ruling to Revisit DAPL Environmental Analysis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2017 Contact: Jade Begay, jade@ienearth.org, 505-699-4791 Nina Smith, nina@megaphonestrategies.com, 301-717-9006 IEN Statement on Federal Court Ruling to Revisit DAPL Environmental Analysis Bemidji, MN — Today, Indigenous peoples and Water Protectors marked a crucial victory in the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the Army Corps […]

BLOG: 25 Issues You Can Comment On for the DAPL EIS!

President Trump is trying to circumvent the law and force the Dakota Access pipeline to get approved. But the Obama administration already started an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process and that can't be disregarded. The Army Corps of Engineers has to complete the EIS process before they can make any ruling on the final easement [...]

Leave a Public Comment for the DAPL E.I.S.!

The fight against the Dakota Access pipeline is NOT OVER! Donald Trump is trying to seal the deal on getting this dirty Bakken oil project completed and we need your help to demonstrate that we are not alone in this struggle! The Department of Army has filed a notice of intent to complete an Environmental […]

#IndigenousRisingDC Schedule / Events / Actions

#IndigenousRisingDC Schedule / Events / Actions Washington DC, 2017 Presidential Inauguration    "As protectors and defenders of our communities, rights, and Mother Earth we descend upon Washington DC during the presidential inauguration to express our unified vision of resistance, love and movement."   The following is a schedule of Indigenous-focused events, happening thru Jan 19 [...]

Photo Essay: Why Are Native Americans Protesting Pipelines? By Joe Whittle

What cause do Native Americans have to believe so much risk is inherent with oil pipelines? Oil companies tout statistics of their safety and comparative incident levels to other transport. What is it about pipelines that has hundreds of tribes across the U.S. and Canada uniting to the point that even ancient enemy tribes with [...]

BLOG: “The Battle Ahead Lies in our Hearts” by Cherri Foytlin

The Battle Ahead Lies in our Hearts By Cherri Foytlin   It is hard to believe that it was only about a year ago that many of us were in Paris, France, at the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Paris Agreement, which came out of […]