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Akwesasne

The Onkwehon:we connection with Ecuador

By Tom Keefer AKWESASNE – Mohawk elder Kanasaraken (aka Loran Thompson) recently spoke to Real Peoples Media about his visit to Ecuador to see the devastation in the Amazonian rainforest caused by Chevron. Kanasaraken has been part of developing relationships between the Deyodyohkwahnhasta movement and peoples movements in Ecuador. In this…
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Akwesasne

Mohawk Loran Thomson Witnessed Chevron’s Dirty Hand in Ecuador

August 9, 2015 Following the historic Eagle and Condor encounter in Washington, when over 100 Haudenosaunee people came to show their support for the indigenous peoples of the Amazon negatively affected by Chevron, Mohawk Kanasaraken of the Bear Clan, Akwesasne (aka Loran Thompson) visited Ecuador to see Chevron's legacy of…
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Eagle and Condor

Ecuador’s Indigenous Movement at Crossroads

By Fernando Arce ECUADOR - In 1990, almost 80,000 people flooded the streets of Chimborazo, a central Andes province in Ecuador, in one of the most popular indigenous uprisings of that country. It was called by one of the country's five main umbrella indigenous organizations, the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities…
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