September 2016 News

September 30, 2016
Organized by Standing Rock Sioux TribeSeptember 29, 2016 THE STORY: The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST) has taken a strong stand against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), a...
September 30, 2016
September 30, 2016By Jack JenkinsThinkProgress When Pua Case landed in North Dakota to join the ongoing Standing Rock protests in September, she, like thousands of other...
September 30, 2016
Meanwhile, a Reuters investigation finds pipeline spill detection system severely flawed By Deirdre Fulton, staff writerCommon DreamsSeptember 30, 2016 Close to 100...
September 30, 2016
September 29, 2016By NavajoDaily Kos Regardless of where our Water Protectors travel in North Dakota to conduct a peaceful prayer event against the construction of the Dakota...
September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016Telesur Up to 21 people were arrested during a peaceful prayer service. North Dakota police with military-style equipment surrounded Native Americans...
September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016 By Sarah AndersonNation of Change The first sign that not everything is normal as you drive down Highway 1806 toward the Standing Rock reservation in North...
September 27, 2016
September 27, 2016By Ernest Scheyder and Valerie VolcoviciReuters September 27, 2016 From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe’s quest to stop a pipeline By...
September 27, 2016
September 27, 2016 By Celeste Goox yadí Worl Grist Something historic is happening right now in North Dakota. At the camp in Standing Rock, more than 4,000 indigenous...
September 25, 2016
“The tribe was denied access to information and excluded from consultations,” says UN special rapporteur By Andrea Germanos, staff writerCommon DreamsSeptember 25, 2016...
September 22, 2016
More than 50 tribes signed on to the historic treaty alliance, banding together for the sake of their health and planet By Lauren McCauley, staff writerCommon DreamsSeptember...
September 22, 2016
Coalition of 1,200 archeologists, museum directors and historians say $3.8bn Dakota Access pipeline disturbs Native American artifacts in North Dakota By Oliver MilmanThe...
September 20, 2016
A Kosmos Interview with Sister Miriam MacGillis Kosmos: Journal for Global TransformationSeptember 20, 2016 Editor’s note: On September 3, 2016 I had the great honor...
September 20, 2016
September 20, 2016By Sharon AbercrombieNational Catholic Reporter A set of online courses set to debut this week will offer students an introductory dive into cosmological...
September 19, 2016
Despite all the news of pipeline regulation, court appeals, and activist arrests, Native photographer Josue Rivas reminds us that it is actually a peaceful place. By Josue...
September 19, 2016
Modern boundaries complicate —and stymie—the Menominee Tribe’s effort to protect burial grounds. A “Sacred Water” story. By Brian...
September 18, 2016
September 18, 2016By Laylan ConnellyOrange County Register Pedro Castagna gingerly held onto Fr. Christian Mondor, known as “surfing padre,” waves lapping at...
September 16, 2016
September 16, 2016By Jeff AbbottWaging Nonviolence Across Guatemala, indigenous communities are organizing to challenge logging in the country’s vast forests. These...
September 16, 2016
September 16, 2016By Emily McFarlan MillerReligion News Service NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (RNS) – It’s being called “the...
September 14, 2016
September 14, 2016By Andrew Rosenberg, director, Center for Science & Democracy Union of Concerned Scientists Over the past months, we have all had an opportunity to see...
September 13, 2016
September 12, 2016Democracy Now! Watch the video here: http://www.democracynow.org/2016/9/12/native_american_activist_winona_laduke_at While Democracy Now! was covering the...
September 10, 2016
Policy has to be paired with indigenous people’s experiences. By Victoria M. MassieVoxSeptember 9, 2016 Tensions are rising in North Dakota as Standing Rock Sioux...
September 10, 2016
September 9, 2016 By Kelsey Amos Civil Beat Despite the threats military activities pose to the natural world, surprisingly few panel discussions at IUCN broached the subject...
September 8, 2016
September 8, 2016By Jennifer MertensNational Catholic Reporter Four years of waste in a single mason jar? “That’s crazy!” My reaction was similar to many who discover...
September 8, 2016
September 8, 2016By Tony MaglianoCatholic Online As the first pope in history to write an encyclical letter on the environment, Pope Francis demonstrated to the Catholic...
September 5, 2016
September 4, 2016Democracy Now! On September 3, the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs and pepper spray as they protested against the $3.8...
September 5, 2016
Mosques across Morocco will be fitted with solar energy systems in government scheme to boost clean energy awareness By Arthur NeslenThe GuardianSeptember 5, 2016 Six...
September 3, 2016
The Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York, NY, seeks applications from innovative, doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or Sc.D. recipients...
September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016By Julie ZauzmerWashington Post Pope Francis, who has made the environment a clear focus of his papacy over the past three years, deepened his vision...
September 1, 2016
Humans are turning the planet into a ‘polluted wasteland full of debris, desolation, and filth,’ says Pope Francis By Nika Knight, staff writerCommon DreamsSeptember 1, 2016...
September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016By Brian RoeweNational Catholic Reporter Christians across the globe Thursday joined in celebrating the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, but for...