The Daily GRRR!
HEADLINES for July 14, 2014
1. Grassy Narrows’ fight against clearcut logging continues despite Supreme Court setback
2. Gitxsan First Nations issue eviction notice to sport fishers, loggers, and CN Rail
3. Treaty 8 First Nations fight development by BC Hydro
4. Seismic research in northern waters approved by NEB despite broad opposition
5. Kenya’s Maasai communities protest displacement and land theft for energy development
6. Brazil’s agribusiness lobby pushes back against indigenous land recognition
7. Peace agreement negotiated between indigenous Costa Ricans and settler farmers
8. Mayan people’s council organized national strike in Guatemala
9. Landmark US court decision blocks coal mine expansion over carbon pollution
10. Guatemalan activists sue Canadian mining company over protest injuries
Midway Music:Dreams So Real by Metric
Article: “Self-Determination as Anti-Extractivism: How Indigenous Resistance Challenges World Politics”, by Manuela Picq for Intercontinental Cry Magazine, explores how indigenous perspectives are rarely treated as relevant in the field of international relations but nonetheless constitute a significant, creative and dynamic force in world politics.
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Closing Song:Sons of Privilege by Alexisonfire