Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

August 25, 2011

VIDEO Tantoo Cardinal Arrested Tar Sands White House Protest

Photos by Tar Sands Action. Cree actress Tantoo Cardinal arrested with Superman's Lois Lane, Margo Kidder, as Cardinal defended her homeland from the destruction of the Alberta tar sands excavation. The two weeks of protest are to halt the Keystone XL Pipeline planned from Canada to Texas. Meanwhile, Obama is on a 10-day vacation. There were 275 arrests as of Day 5, which was Wednesday.

Tar Sands Action Media Roundup: 8/25

News — admin @ 4:12 pm

Here’s some of the best coverage from the Tar Sands Action so far:

‘Pipeline protesters stage Day 3 of W.H. sit-in’ – Politico

‘Over 160 Arrested in Ongoing Civil Disobedience Against Keystone XL Tar Sands Oil Pipeline’ – Democracy Now!

‘Pipeline foes arrested in D.C.’ – Omaha World-Herald

‘Going to Jail for the Environment’ – Op-ed in Baltimore Sun by Mike Tidwell of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network

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