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A condor lands on Eagle Hill

By Tom Keefer The Venezuelan Ambassador comes to Tyendinaga TYENDINAGA – On Friday March 11th, 2016, His Excellency Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernandez, the Venezuelan Ambassador to Canada, arrived in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory to build greater relations between the Onkwehon:we and the Venezuelan people. Tyendinaga is the home of Deganawida, the…
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Demonstrators condemn Canada’s support for Honduras

Originally published in Rabble Blogs, March 15 2016. By Fernando Arce TORONTO – Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside the constituent office of the Ministry of International Trade in Toronto on March 11 to condemn Canada’s commercial involvement with Honduras, where an award-winning Indigenous environmentalist was murdered a week prior. On…
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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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A New Years Message From The Zapatistas January 8, 2016

WORDS OF THE EZLN ON THE 22ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE BEGINNING OF THE WAR AGAINST OBLIVION January 1, 2016 GOOD EVENING, GOOD DAY COMPAÑERO AND COMPAÑERA BASES OF SUPPORT FROM THE ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION, COMPAÑERO/AS MILICIANOS AND MILICIANAS,INSURGENTS, LOCAL AND REGIONAL RESPONSABLES, AUTHORITIES FROM THE THREE LEVELS OF…
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Audio and Photos from the Venezuelan Ambassador’s Visit

The Historic Visit of the Venezuelan Ambassador to the Mohawk Longhouse By Tom Keefer OHSWEKEN – One of the most significant diplomatic events of 2015 in Iroquoian country was the meeting of the Venezuelan Ambassador Wilmer Barrientos with Onkwehon:we clan families organized in the K^onthyokwanhasta movement. History was made on Wednesday…
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Union Leaders join fight against Chevron

By Dwight Tael ECUADOR – The global campaign against Chevron's destruction of indigenous lands in the Amazonian rain forest has been strengthened by the support of the largest private sector union on Turtle Island. Paul Meinema, the National President of UFCW Canada and the Executive Vice President of UFCW International…
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First Autonomous Indigenous Government created in Peru

By Rick Kearns The Wampis people of Peru recently created the nation’s first Autonomous Indigenous Government, which does not seek independence from Peru but intends to protect their rights and their territory. On November 29, in the town of Soledad, the Wampis announced the formation of their autonomous government that…
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