Faith Spotted Eagle Speaks on Settler Colonialism with Longhouse Media

Faith Spotted Eagle (Dakota: Tunkan Inajin Win[1] or Tȟuŋkáŋ Inážiŋ Win “Standing Stone”; born 1948) is a Native American activist. She is a member of the Yankton Sioux Nation who helped block development of the Keystone XL pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Continue reading

Treaty Alliance First Nations Warn That There Will be No New Tar Sands Pipelines

August 11, 2017, Turtle Island – While the British Columbia provincial government yesterday was prohibiting Kinder Morgan from starting work on its Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline and tanker project on public land until First Nations rights are respected, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley was on site celebrating the start of construction of Enbridge’s “Line 3” project, a tar sands pipeline also mired in Indigenous opposition – including from the 150 First Nations and Tribes who have signed the Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion. Continue reading

The Salmon People at Risk: What Climate Change Means for the Puyallup Tribe

The Puyallup people are a river people, we are a salmon people. The loss of salmon because of climate change and the temperatures rising in the rivers and the loss of habitat along the river banks really does impact us as Puyallup people.” Annette Bryan Puyallup Tribe Continue reading

Supporting the Battle Against the Dakota Access Pipeline: How You Can Support by Linda Black Elk

I have received a number of questions regarding the best sites for donating to #NoDAPL efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline on the Standing Rock Nation.  I have compiled a list of trusted sites where you can donate to the effort to support the #NoDAPL fight. Continue reading