People & Groups Archives: Indigenous peoples

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Water: Southwest Coalition Statement of Commitment and Call for Allies

28 Sep

            Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting over. —Mark Twain More than any other area of North America, the Southwest faces water shortages just as demands for water increase. These colliding forces are inevitable products of industrial civilization. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest recognize the imminent catastrophe. We view the protection of ground […]

California Tribes Fight for Water Rights

13 Aug

Industrial civilization has always thrived on the flesh and bones of indigenous peoples. Civilization leaves only whatever scraps of land, water or anything else, needed to indigenous populations to survive, which are too trivial or costly to sweep up. Deep Green Resistance is therefore encouraged to see several California Tribes fighting back. From Circle of […]

The Drying of the Colorado River Basin

1 Jul

Perhaps more than any other area of North America, the American Southwest faces water shortages, just as demands for water increase. These colliding forces both owe their existence to industrial civilization. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest recognize the imminent catastrophe and view the preservation of our natural water supplies and systems, and the […]

Hundreds Gather at Oak Flat to Fight for Sacred Apache Land

13 Feb

Resistance to American Fascism grows.  We in Deep Green Resistance share the outrage of the San Carlos Apache tribe over the attempted incursion on their land, conspired to by clever duo of the American government and mining interests. We hope you will join those who have committed to protecting the land, and all the life […]

Deep Green Resistance Stands with the San Carlos Apaches in Protecting Oak Flat from Copper Mining

10 Feb

Image Credit: Ryan Martinez Lewis Deep Green Resistance (DGR) is dedicated to the fight against industrial civilization and its legacy of racism, patriarchy, and colonialism. For this reason, DGR would like to publicly state its support of the San Carlos Apache tribe and the residents of Superior, AZ in the fight to protect Oak Flat […]

Support Production of a Documentary on The Crisis at Oak Flat

28 Jan

Arizona Senator John McCain has slipped a controversial land bill into the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act that hands over 2400 acres of protected and sacred land to mining corporation Rio Tinto, completely dismissing the religious and cultural beliefs of the San Carlos Apache Nation who consider the area sacred. Although tens of thousands of citizens […]

Help Save Mauna Kea from the Astronomy Industry

7 Jan

Many if not all indigenous peoples treasure sacred places – areas of the natural world in which the people live, which provide special meaning, refuge, and succor. Sacred places often serve as locations for (embodiments of, even) rites and rituals that strengthen the cultures of the people who value these places, and which serve as […]

McCain Sells Out San Carlos Apache Tribe to Copper Mining Interests

3 Jan

OAK FLATS- video of “15 year-old Naelyn, of the San Carlos Apache tribe in Arizona speaks to defend her federally-protected ancestral tribal lands against a giant copper mine proposed by two foreign-owned mega corporations. Rio Tinto and BHP have struck a highly lucrative deal with Senator McCain of Arizona. He has offered to give them […]

Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!

13 Sep

Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!. via Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!. (From shutdownwhiteclay.wordpress.com) ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Contact: Rachel Ivey, DGR (321-945-1276, rachelivey@riseup.net) DEEP GREEN RESISTANACE, ROCKY MOUNTAIN PEACE & JUSTICE CENTER TO HOLD BENEFIT FOR ARRESTED ACTIVISTS Deep Green Resistance and the Rocky Mountain Peace & Justice Center are hosting a benefit concert on Friday, […]

Women’s Day of Peace 2012: The Life Givers of the Nations say no more alcohol in White Clay.

12 Jul

***On Thursday, July 19th DGR Colorado will host a screening of the documentary “Battle for Whiteclay” to raise awareness about the problem of Whiteclay and to raise money and support for a caravan that will drive from Colorado up to Pine Ridge to participate in the Aug. 26th Women’s Day of Peace. The screening will […]