Saturday, November 29, 2008

News from InterContinental Cry

InterContinental Cry
Shoshone Grandmothers Plan to Resist Proposed Mine Site
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 09:48 AM CST
The Western Shoshone Defense Project has sent out an update on Barrick Gold’s Cortez Hills Expansion Project and the effort to stop it. The company has indeed begun ‘construction’, ripping out trees at a reported rate of 30 acres per day. On Monday, attorneys for several Western Shoshone tribes and indigenous and environmental organizations filed [...]

Kainai First Nation: We will hold them accountable
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 09:23 AM CST
Members of the Kainai First Nation in southern Alberta, and especially the Kainai First Nation Elders Association, are tired of having an irresponsible Band Council. They want leadership that can be held accountable for its actions, and who treats the community with respect. Right now the Chief and Council handles them as if they’re low-level employees [...]

Colombia: The Minga has a life of its own
Posted: 25 Nov 2008 10:03 PM CST
The Minga LIVES, may the MINGA LIVE! We call for a Colombia of the people without owners; all the wisdom, all the pain, all the experience, all the words, all our grandmothers and our memories guide us. We are going to live because we are forever tired of the pain, death and greed of those [...]

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