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 […]

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 […]

Historic Kayak Action demands Indigenous Peoples Rights in Paris Climate Accord

For Immediate Release: December 6th, 2015   Contact: Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network, France: +33 75 1413 823, US: + 708 515-6158, dallas@ienearth.org Historic Kayak Action demands Indigenous Peoples Rights in Paris Climate Accord Paris –  An all-Indigenous flotilla of kayaks took to the waters of Paris today, followed by a press conference featuring Indigenous […]

First Ever Indigenous Women’s Treaty Signed of “North and South”

September 27, 2015 (New York City, NY) Today marked a historic milestone in the movement for environmental justice and indigenous rights. Indigenous women leaders of the North and South Americas signed a first ever treaty agreement declaring solidarity in the movement to protect Mother Earth from extractive industries. “We give thanks for the guidance and […]