By: Sophia Sparksworthy, WEA Intern “The [Cowboy Indian Alliance] asks President Obama a simple question: Is an export pipeline for dirty tar sands worth risking our sacred land and water for the next seven generations?” — Reject and Protect, Call to Action In an effort to tap into domestic oil supplies between the United States…

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By: Sophie Sparksworthy, WEA Intern “Indigenous peoples have the right to the conservation and protection of the environment and the productive capacity of their lands or territories and resources.” — Article 29, UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples   The physical health and cultural well-being of Indigenous communities are threatened by increasing environmental…

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