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Voters of the White Earth Nation are going to the polls to elect a new chairman.
New books tackle tough issues related to climate change, extinction, Indigenous sovereignty, ocean conservation and a whole lot more.
You can’t make this stuff up. At the end of the fossil fuel era, the plan is to transfer the liability to Native people.
Citing Standing Rock as a driving force, Democrats in Congress are calling for a Green New Deal to address climate change and other issues.
Finally, plant species have rights, too.
Last year’s water protectors garnered worldwide attention, but several pipeline fights—such as the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline victory—got little public notice.
A little more than 40 percent of all American Indian and Alaska Native legislators are female.
Governor and state should address the garbage within the state before blaming water protectors.
From one pipeline to another, the water protectors everywhere are standing strong.
The surge of formal opposition to tar sands and fracked oil pipelines shows how Standing Rock resistance has emboldened Great Lakes tribes.
Winona LaDuke: 'To be honest, it is pretty much a declaration of war against us all out here, not just against Native people, but against anybody who wants to drink.'
Two prominent activists, Faith Spotted Eagle and Winona LaDuke, were chosen by Robert Satiacum Jr. in Washington state.
After three months of skirmishes, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe announced a set of hearings to consider the project’s impact on sacred sites, safe drinking water, air quality and tribal rights.
Why is that that armed white militia members, from out of state and uninvited, are acquitted in Oregon, but invited, unarmed Native people are being criminalized and assaulted in North Dakota?
'We are supporting Standing Rock as they fight this pipeline, but we are also helping to create a new future.'
'In an impressive fossil fuels travel day, I left the Standing Rock reservation and flew to Italy for the International Slow Food gathering known as Terra Madre.'
The #NoDAPL fight continues on legal and political fronts even after the Obama administration put a crucial portion of the controversial project on hold.
It’s 2016 and the weight of American corporate interests has come to the Missouri River, the Mother River.
The recent announcement of Enbridge's purchase of the Dakota Access Pipeline came as a surprise to most of us.
The challenges we face as Indigenous women in North America are related to the challenges faced by women elsewhere; and we need true allies.
For the people of White Earth and other tribes, both cases may mean that our tribal government and legal institutions may be able to protect citizens from non Indian businesses who break our laws.
Some tribes and tribal activists support a ban on the controversial energy-processing technique but others want to be able to regulate it.
Five women -- including activist Winona LaDuke -- and seven men will compete in the April 5 primary.
A prominent coalition of activists, artists and at least one elected tribal leader joined a campaign aimed at putting an end to the controversial practice.
Erma Vizenor was the first woman to lead the Minnesota tribe and ran into trouble for pursuing constitutional reform.
Honor the Earth is introducing the Pipeline-free Breast Campaign as a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The Enbridge Company’s Linda Coady, Senior Vice President of Sustainability, had come out from Calgary to have a 'Listening Session' with the Native community.
The symposium set for May 14-15 incorporates the commission’s Standing Bear Breakfast and will be informative for anyone concerned about the future wellbeing of Natives in the Great Plains.
Long ago, during the time of prophecy, the Anishinaabeg were told to follow the Migis shell which appeared in the sky.
Let us recognize the fine relationship between Native people of the Americas and the Irish.
Could tribes stop that economic drain with a local marijuana economy? There are some larger economic benefits, for both hemp or marijuana, as well as risks.
This week marks the 15th anniversary of the kidnapping and assassination of Menominee leader Ingrid Washinawatok El Issa.
The executive director of Honor The Earth, calls on politicians to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline and look for long-term energy solutions.
Anishinaabe tribal member Winona LaDuke called for a 'transition from the tipi to the Tesla,' during a speaking engagement in the South Dakota state capital.
The executive director of Honor The Earth calls on Canada to take advice from Native nations when it comes to making treaties.
It is time for a fracked oil and gas moratorium on Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock reservations.
Activist Winona LaDuke of Honor the Earth explains the battle against pipeline through treaty territory in Minnesota.
Activist Winona LaDuke says the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline won't bring long-term benefits to Indian Country.
Activist Winona LaDuke on protecting Ojibwe lands from mining and energy development.
Winona LaDuke discusses a controversial energy deal that could benefit the Crow Tribe of Montana and hurt the Lummi Nation of Washington.
Native Americans across the Great Plains vowed to double down on their commitment to block construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.
Activist Winona LaDuke on the power of saying 'Thank you' and 'I'm sorry.'
Recent dilbit spills and extreme weather events highlight the need to prevent increasing tar-sands crude-oil transport, Anishinaabe environmental leader Winona LaDuke said.
Winona LaDuke discusses militarization of fossil fuels development.
Niijii Radio is bringing Ojibwe music, culture, history and news to the airwaves in and around the White Earth Nation in northern Minnesota. Activist Winona LaDuke helped create the station....
Activist Winona LaDuke pays tribute to the late Hugo Chavez, the former president of Venezuela: I was a great admirer of Hugo Chavez, thankful for his generosity, his courage, his...
Charles Kader discusses The Militarization of Indian Country, a new book from Ojibwe activist Winona LaDuke: I have recently become aware that a book entitled The Militarization of Indian Country...
"This week’s debate on the Violence Against Women Act marks, what may be a very important stage in improving relations between tribal governments, state and federal governments and the protection...
"Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence enters her fourth week on a hunger strike outside the Canadian parlaiment, thousands of protesters in Los Angeles, London, Minneapolis and New York City, voice their...
"We just saw some $6 billion spent on the most expensive election in history. It’s a couple of weeks later, and I think I’ve recovered from the drama and excitement....
"Let’s start big. It’s official. Climate change is no longer a topic of the presidential election banter. Since pretty much no one has mentioned climate change for the past three...
"He was a hero. Make no mistake about it. And, his death in late October, is a great loss to America, not just American Indians, he challenged us a to...
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Anishinaabe author, economist and activist Winona LaDuke...
"As the wind breathes out of Wind Cave in my face, I am reminded of the creation of humans and my own small place in this magnificent world. Wind Cave...
"Moose Factory, Ontario: When Chief Randy Kapashesit returned this time his remote community in northern Ontario, the earth shook: tremors of 4.4 shook the region, and Randy came home for...
"This past week, I had the distinction of becoming one of a select list of authors banned by the Tucson United School District. Now this is no small feat. It...
"President Obama’s pause on the Keystone Pipeline is a victory for the environment, for sure. It is also a victory for the American people. As it turns out, once the...
"For 14 years, Caroline Chartrand, a Metis woman who recently traveled from Winnipeg, Canada, to the 8th annual Great Lakes Indigenous Farming Conference, has been looking for the heritage seeds...
The Yakima Herald-Republic interviewed Winona LaDuke about various topics, including the Indian trust fund lawsuit, the controversy over the use of Geronimo as a codename for the military mission against...
"Native American activist and writer Winona LaDuke joins us to discuss her new book, The Militarization of Indian Country. LaDuke covers the legacy of the seizure of Native American lands...