David Suzuki on the crisis of violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada, and the "hard work and leadership of Indigenous women and communities who have spent decades calling for an inquiry."
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Over 1280 archaeologists and historians denounce Dakota Access PipelineOver 1280 archaeologists and historians denounce Dakota Access Pipeline
At least 1281 archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, students and museum directors from the US, Canada and other countries recently signed a letter condemning the destruction of Standing Rock Sioux burial grounds and sacred sites by the Dakota Access Pipeline company.
How #NoDAPL united a movement for indigenous rightsHow #NoDAPL united a movement for indigenous rights
The ongoing #NoDAPL protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline, led by the Standing Rock Tribe, is a new chapter in the "long history of Native American opposition to colonialism and resource extraction on their lands."
Court overturns Canada’s approval of Northern Gateway pipelineCourt overturns Canada’s approval of Northern Gateway pipeline
In a decision that's already being hailed as a major victory for First Nations and the planet, the Federal Court of Appeal recently overturned the Canadian government's 2014 approval of Enbridge's contested Northern Gateway pipeline project.