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Posts Tagged ‘North America’

Sacred Land Threatened by Fracking

Chaco Culture National Historical Park, 4,600 square-miles of Anasazi ruins, and other archeological remains of structures over 1,000 years old, is nestled in the San Juan Basin in the four-corners area of New Mexico. It has long been a sacred place for the Navajo, Pueblo and Hopi people. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization…

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Resistance of Indigenous Women Stretches from North to South

Across the Americas, the plight of Native people, and women in particular, continues to be ignored. From North to South, the systematic state discrimination against women excludes their participation in politics, discourages their participation in movements through the threat of violence, and belittles not only their political demands but also their very lives. 1,200 indigenous women…

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WEA’s New Partnership to Address Environmental Violence

We are so proud to be in partnership with The Native Youth Sexual Health Network on a community-based research and advocacy initiative to address the environmental violence Indigenous women and  youth face as a result of extreme extraction. Everything that impacts the land in turn impacts our bodies. Visit the link below to learn more about this initiative, how…

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Benefit Concert to Support the Winnemem Wintu Tribe and their Efforts

Where will you be tomorrow night? Please join us at the Eastside Arts Alliance in Oakland, CA for Wintu Ch’aawa, a benefit concert to honor and support the Winnemem Wintu Tribe as they continue their efforts to protect their culture, lifeways, and sacred lands from the Shasta Dam raise. The evening will feature Redstar, Michael Preston, Almas Fronterizas, an art auction…

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