Category: Environmental Degredation

Interview with Sophia of Earth Guardians 0

Interview with Sophia of Earth Guardians

Sophia of Earth Guardians Ottawa-Gatineau talks about her organization and the role it is playing in resisting climate change.

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Onkwehon:we say no to Niagara Reinforcement Line

SIX NATIONS – Rhonda Martin and Colleen Davis provide an update on what happened and why the people are standing up to demand that SNEC consult with their Chiefs and Clan mothers. On April...

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To Wisconsin with Love: Offerings on water, land, and culture

This film is a cautionary story about communities under siege from extractive industry. Using the history of mining and the recent Elk River contamination in West Virginia as a reference, the film looks at...

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The Siege of the Mohawks

By Peter Matthiessen; Peter Matthiessen is the author of “The Snow Leopard” and other books. Washington Post, September 14, 1980 A dangerous confrontation between armed Mohawk factions on a small and remote reservation on...

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This 19th-Century Map Shows that Beaver Dams are Built to Last

By Matt Soniak | Atlas Obscura | January 11, 2016 Lewis Henry Morgan did not like the way beavers looked. “The animal has a ratlike appearance about the head and neck,” he wrote in 1868, “and...

Let’s Talk Native – March 6, 2017 0

Let’s Talk Native – March 6, 2017

In a direct response to comments from Friday’s show, we address the actual damage done to Native lands and people. Oil spills, the Gold King mine disaster, Agent Orange in San Carlos, tar sands...

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Videos from Water is Life – Toronto in Solidarity with Standing Rock

TORONTO  – On January 28th, 2017, a rally was held in Toronto in support of the water protectors in Standing Rock. The following are some scenes from the action. All videos were produced by...

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WGO 27 – The prophecy of the serpents

Sitting around the embers of a dying camp fire, Kanenhariyo tells the story of the prophecy of the serpents. This prophecy is common to the Hopi, the Haudenosaunee, and a number of other indigenous...

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Noam Chomsky: Indigenous people “are the ones taking the lead in trying to protect all of us”

By Michael Keefer First published at the Two Row Times (5 November 2013): 8. Also published as “Noam Chomsky: Harper energy policies are destroying the environment ‘as fast as possible’.” The Canadian Charger (5...