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Jacqueline Keeler: 'Black Snake' film explores fight over pipeline in Minnesota
Environment | National
Jacqueline Keeler: 'Black Snake' film explores fight over pipeline in Minnesota (October 10, 2017)
Last year’s water protectors garnered worldwide attention, but several pipeline fights—such as the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline victory—got little public notice.

Mark Trahant: Native women represent in public office across nation
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Native women represent in public office across nation (April 3, 2017)
A little more than 40 percent of all American Indian and Alaska Native legislators are female.

Winona LaDuke: North Dakota spreads garbage about water protectors
Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: North Dakota spreads garbage about water protectors (March 23, 2017)
Governor and state should address the garbage within the state before blaming water protectors.

Winona LaDuke: Water protectors are still standing strong all over
Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Water protectors are still standing strong all over (March 1, 2017)
From one pipeline to another, the water protectors everywhere are standing strong.

Winona LaDuke: Tribes emboldened by resistance at Standing Rock
Canada | Environment | National
Winona LaDuke: Tribes emboldened by resistance at Standing Rock (February 1, 2017)
The surge of formal opposition to tar sands and fracked oil pipelines shows how Standing Rock resistance has emboldened Great Lakes tribes.

Democracy Now: President Trump declares pipeline war on Indian Country
Environment | National | Politics
Democracy Now: President Trump declares pipeline war on Indian Country (January 30, 2017)
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.'

Winona LaDuke won one vice presidential vote in Electoral College
National | Politics
Winona LaDuke won one vice presidential vote in Electoral College (December 21, 2016)
Two prominent activists, Faith Spotted Eagle and Winona LaDuke, were chosen by Robert Satiacum Jr. in Washington state.

Winona LaDuke: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hosts pipeline hearings
Environment | National
Winona LaDuke: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hosts pipeline hearings (November 4, 2016)
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.

Winona LaDuke, Ann Wright and Zoltan Grossman: Open letter to law enforcement and National Guard in North Dakota
Law | Opinion
Winona LaDuke, Ann Wright and Zoltan Grossman: Open letter to law enforcement and National Guard in North Dakota (November 2, 2016)
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?

Winona LaDuke: Join us and put a stop to the pipeline to nowhere
Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Join us and put a stop to the pipeline to nowhere (October 4, 2016)
'We are supporting Standing Rock as they fight this pipeline, but we are also helping to create a new future.'

Winona LaDuke: Indigenous leaders keep our food traditions alive
Environment | Health | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Indigenous leaders keep our food traditions alive (September 30, 2016)
'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.'

Judge won't grant injunction to protect sacred sites in DAPL path
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Judge won't grant injunction to protect sacred sites in DAPL path (September 12, 2016)
The #NoDAPL fight continues on legal and political fronts even after the Obama administration put a crucial portion of the controversial project on hold.

Winona LaDuke: Corporate interests come to destroy our mother
Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Corporate interests come to destroy our mother (August 26, 2016)
It’s 2016 and the weight of American corporate interests has come to the Missouri River, the Mother River.

Winona LaDuke: Bigger problems ahead for Dakota Access Pipeline
Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Bigger problems ahead for Dakota Access Pipeline (August 22, 2016)
The recent announcement of Enbridge's purchase of the Dakota Access Pipeline came as a surprise to most of us.

Winona LaDuke: Indigenous women need allies in all communities
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Indigenous women need allies in all communities (August 10, 2016)
The challenges we face as Indigenous women in North America are related to the challenges faced by women elsewhere; and we need true allies.

Winona LaDuke: Maybe it's time to work closely with tribal nations
Business | Canada | Law | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Maybe it's time to work closely with tribal nations (August 8, 2016)
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.

Democrat Bernie Sanders calls for a nationwide ban on fracking
Environment | National | Politics
Democrat Bernie Sanders calls for a nationwide ban on fracking (April 12, 2016)
Some tribes and tribal activists support a ban on the controversial energy-processing technique but others want to be able to regulate it.

White Earth Nation certifies a dozen candidates for chairperson
Politics
White Earth Nation certifies a dozen candidates for chairperson (February 18, 2016)
Five women -- including activist Winona LaDuke -- and seven men will compete in the April 5 primary.

National campaign launched to stop tribal disenrollment epidemic
Law | National | Politics
National campaign launched to stop tribal disenrollment epidemic (February 9, 2016)
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.

Longtime leader of White Earth Nation resigns due to opposition
Politics
Longtime leader of White Earth Nation resigns due to opposition (January 21, 2016)
Erma Vizenor was the first woman to lead the Minnesota tribe and ran into trouble for pursuing constitutional reform.

Winona LaDuke: Fossil fuels are bad for Native women's health
Environment | Health | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Fossil fuels are bad for Native women's health (October 19, 2015)
Honor the Earth is introducing the Pipeline-free Breast Campaign as a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Winona LaDuke: Energy company hasn't been listening to tribes
Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Energy company hasn't been listening to tribes (June 8, 2015)
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.

Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska symposium focuses on Native issues
National
Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska symposium focuses on Native issues (May 5, 2015)
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.

Winona LaDuke: Ojibwe people return to our sacred homeland
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Ojibwe people return to our sacred homeland (April 21, 2015)
Long ago, during the time of prophecy, the Anishinaabeg were told to follow the Migis shell which appeared in the sky.

Winona LaDuke: A far away Irish tribute to the Choctaw Nation
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: A far away Irish tribute to the Choctaw Nation (March 19, 2015)
Let us recognize the fine relationship between Native people of the Americas and the Irish.

Winona LaDuke: Consider marijuana and hemp in Indian Country
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Consider marijuana and hemp in Indian Country (March 5, 2015)
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.

Winona LaDuke: Ingrid Washinawatok's vision remains strong
Opinion | World
Winona LaDuke: Ingrid Washinawatok's vision remains strong (March 4, 2015)
This week marks the 15th anniversary of the kidnapping and assassination of Menominee leader Ingrid Washinawatok El Issa.

Winona LaDuke: No one believes in the 'black snake' pipeline
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: No one believes in the 'black snake' pipeline (November 21, 2014)
The executive director of Honor The Earth, calls on politicians to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline and look for long-term energy solutions.

Native Sun News: Winona LaDuke addresses energy addiction
Environment | National
Native Sun News: Winona LaDuke addresses energy addiction (November 18, 2014)
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.

Winona LaDuke: Taking treaty advice from indigenous nations
Canada | Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Taking treaty advice from indigenous nations (October 29, 2014)
The executive director of Honor The Earth calls on Canada to take advice from Native nations when it comes to making treaties.

Winona LaDuke: Fracking bans needed across Indian Country
Environment | National | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Fracking bans needed across Indian Country (October 9, 2014)
It is time for a fracked oil and gas moratorium on Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock reservations.

Winona LaDuke: Energy project threatens Ojibwe ricing tradition
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Energy project threatens Ojibwe ricing tradition (July 7, 2014)
Activist Winona LaDuke of Honor the Earth explains the battle against pipeline through treaty territory in Minnesota.

Winona LaDuke: Tribes won't see benefits from Keystone XL
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Tribes won't see benefits from Keystone XL (April 22, 2014)
Activist Winona LaDuke says the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline won't bring long-term benefits to Indian Country.

Winona LaDuke: Protect Ojibwe land from mines and pipelines
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Protect Ojibwe land from mines and pipelines (March 11, 2014)
Activist Winona LaDuke on protecting Ojibwe lands from mining and energy development.

Winona LaDuke: Dirty coal taints Crow Nation and Lummi Nation
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Dirty coal taints Crow Nation and Lummi Nation (February 17, 2014)
Winona LaDuke discusses a controversial energy deal that could benefit the Crow Tribe of Montana and hurt the Lummi Nation of Washington.

Native Sun News: Report on Keystone XL stirs Indian Country
Canada | Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Report on Keystone XL stirs Indian Country (February 7, 2014)
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.

Winona LaDuke: Apologies are slow to come from US society
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Apologies are slow to come from US society (February 3, 2014)
Activist Winona LaDuke on the power of saying 'Thank you' and 'I'm sorry.'

Native Sun News:  Lakota ride warns of Keystone XL Pipeline risk
Canada | Environment | National
Native Sun News: Lakota ride warns of Keystone XL Pipeline risk (October 18, 2013)
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: The militarization of fossil fuels development
Canada | Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: The militarization of fossil fuels development (July 2, 2013)
Winona LaDuke discusses militarization of fossil fuels development.

Radio station fills airwaves from White Earth Nation in Minnesota
National | Technology
Radio station fills airwaves from White Earth Nation in Minnesota (March 13, 2013)
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....

Winona LaDuke: Hugo Chavez   committed to indigenous people
Opinion | World
Winona LaDuke: Hugo Chavez committed to indigenous people (March 11, 2013)
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: LaDuke  tackles 'Militarization of Indian Country'
Opinion
Charles Kader: LaDuke tackles 'Militarization of Indian Country' (March 6, 2013)
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...

Winona LaDuke: VAWA  must protect  all -- Native women too
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: VAWA must protect all -- Native women too (February 18, 2013)
"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...

Winona LaDuke:  Idle No More Movement sees worldwide support
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Idle No More Movement sees worldwide support (January 3, 2013)
"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...

Winona LaDuke: Learning some lessons from the 2012 election
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Learning some lessons from the 2012 election (November 23, 2012)
"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....

Winona LaDuke: A green and pro-life vote  for   President   Obama
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: A green and pro-life vote for President Obama (November 1, 2012)
"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...

Winona LaDuke: Russell Means was  true hero for all Americans
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Russell Means was true hero for all Americans (October 26, 2012)
"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...

Native Sun News: Winona LaDuke turns attention to the military
Environment | National
Native Sun News: Winona LaDuke turns attention to the military (August 27, 2012)
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...

Winona LaDuke: Sacred site in Black Hills on the auction block
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Sacred site in Black Hills on the auction block (August 17, 2012)
"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...

Winona LaDuke: A great chief, Randy Kapashesit, passes on
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: A great chief, Randy Kapashesit, passes on (May 14, 2012)
"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...

Winona LaDuke: Being banned by   school district in Arizona
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Being banned by school district in Arizona (January 30, 2012)
"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...

Winona LaDuke: Keystone XL Pipeline a bad deal for the US
Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Keystone XL Pipeline a bad deal for the US (November 14, 2011)
"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...

Winona LaDuke: Indian farmers preserve traditional seeds
Environment
Winona LaDuke: Indian farmers preserve traditional seeds (May 18, 2011)
"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...

Q&A: Winona LaDuke on Cobell case,  'Geronimo'   and more
National
Q&A: Winona LaDuke on Cobell case, 'Geronimo' and more (May 13, 2011)
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...

Democracy Now:   LaDuke on militarization of Indian Country
National | Politics
Democracy Now: LaDuke on militarization of Indian Country (May 6, 2011)
"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...

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