Insurance companies pressured to not support oil drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Fairbanks, AK (December 2, 2020.)- The Gwich’in Steering Committee and a coalition of Indigenous and conservation organizations and investors today released a letter to international insurance companies asking that they pledge to not insure or invest in oil and gas development projects—or companies engaged in such projects—in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern Alaska. The coalition, composed of 77 organizations representing nearly 9 million members and more than $47 billion in assets under management. Continue reading

Over 60 Organizations Send Letter to Liberty Mutual Demanding the Company End its Involvement in Indigenous Rights Violations

BEMIDJI, MN – Today, a letter signed by 60 organizations addressed to David Long, the CEO of Liberty Mutual Insurance has called on the company to immediately stop insuring the Keystone XL pipeline and to meet with Indigenous leaders to hear their concerns about their involvement in its financing. Continue reading

Indigenous Peoples Day: Together We Rise, Resist, Reclaim by Michael Rios

For the seventh consecutive year, the greater-Seattle area and its thousands of Native citizens will proudly celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Replacing the former misbegotten holiday dedicated to a slave trader and lost Italian navigator, the commemorative day to honor the past, present and future of Indigenous cultures takes place annually on the second Monday in October. Continue reading

Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices #1, Anthology Celebrating the Indigenous heroes of the Marvel Universe

New York, NY — August 19, 2020 — This November, Marvel celebrates Indigenous history with a landmark special, MARVEL’S VOICES: INDIGENOUS VOICES #1, written and drawn by some of the industry’s most renowned Indigenous talent along with talents making their Marvel Comics debut! Continue reading