August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Federal judge allows digging to begin at Paiute Shoshone massacre site at Thacker Pass


Photo by Max Wilbert

Federal judge allows digging to begin at Paiute Shoshone massacre site at Thacker Pass

By Brenda Norrell
Censored News
French translation by Christine Prat


In the race for lithium for electric car batteries, a federal judge has given a lithium company in northern Nevada the go-ahead to begin digging in a Native massacre site at Thacker Pass.

The judge's ruling, siding with Lithium American Corp., is significant because of the violations of federal laws which protect Native sacred sites, and the failure of the Bureau of Land Management to consult Native Americans.

Water Protectors Shut Down Major U.S.-Canadian Tar Sands Terminal: #StopLine3



Water Protectors Shut Down Major U.S.-Canadian Tar Sands Terminal: #StopLine3

By Giniw Collective
Sept. 7, 2021
Contact: giniw@protonmail.com
French translation by Christine Prat

CLEARBROOK, Minnesota -- This morning, Water Protectors erected multiple blockades at a major U.S. and Canadian tar sands terminal in Clearbrook, Minnesota in direct opposition to Enbridge’s Line 3. From grandmothers to young people, Water Protectors of all walks of life continue to stand up for the sacred.

Mohawk Nation News 'Thousand Word Picture'


THOUSAND WORD PICTURE Audio


Posted on September 6, 2021





Mohawk Nation News

Listen to audio at MNN:

https://mohawknationnews.com/blog/2021/09/06/thousand-word-picture-audio/

MNN. 6 Sep. 2021. As karonhiaktajeh said, “We [the indigenous people of the earth] are one people and we stand together”. As time goes on Anglo Americans and their allies show us their innate ugliness. To them killing an Afghani man and 9 kids ‘by’ mistake is “collateral Damage”. Guys in Colorado push buttons and drop missiles and drones on innocent people, on purpose.


THE U.S. & ITS ALLIES DROPPED 26,171 BOMBS ON AFGHANS IN 2016.