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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Mohawk Nation News 'Help Mohawk Mothers Protect Unmarked Graves'


Help the Mohawk Mothers protect unmarked graves

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In traditional Kanien’kéha:ka (Mohawk) society, the Kahnistensera (mothers) play a crucial role in political life, social governance, and land stewardship. The Kahnistensera Mohawk Mothers of Kahnawake are guided by this tradition, rooted in the Kaianerehkowa (the Great Peace), to seek justice for the people of Kahnawake and other Indigenous people whose lands, bodies, and cultures have been harmed by Canadian settler colonialism.

Standing Rock: Fearless Water Protectors Rattled Fossil Fuel Industry into Backdoor Legislation for Prison Time, Fines and Lawsuits


Standing Rock Water Protector 2016. Photo by Jason Patkinsin, Al Jazeera

Standing Rock: Fearless Water Protectors Rattled Fossil Fuel Industry into Backdoor Legislation for Prison Time, Fines and Lawsuits

By Brenda Norrell
Censored News
Climate Cabinet Report

A new report reveals how successful Indigenous protests resulted in the fossil fuel industry bankrolling new laws to slap peaceful protesters with unjust prison time, fines and lawsuits.

"Indigenous-led protest is among the most successful drivers of ambitious climate action that exist," states the new report, "Critical Infrastructure Laws: A Threat to Protests and the Planet," by Climate Cabinet.

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