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Why the CIA Wants You to Be a Pacifist

Smash PacifismBy Wes Freeman, Cop Block, April 12, 2014

Psychological Operations (PSYOP) or (as it has been known since 2010) Military Information Support Operations (MISO) are CIA operations geared towards conveying selected information and indicators to audiences to influence their emotions, motives, objective reasoning, and ultimately the behavior of governments, organizations, groups, and individuals – both inside and outside the United States. Read the rest of this entry

Robert Redford renews fight to release jailed AIM activist Leonard Peltier

Leonard PeltierTells Sunday Edition host Michael Enright he is pushing for a pardon from Obama

By Michael Enright, CBC News, April 6, 2014

On June 26, 1975, two FBI agents drove onto the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

Jack Coler and Ronald Williams were looking to arrest a man named Jimmy Eagle, who was suspected of stealing a pair of cowboy boots.

Pine Ridge had been a nightmare of violence, intimidation, murder and mayhem almost on a daily basis.

There had been more than 60 killings in just a couple of years in confrontations between members of the activist American Indian Movement, and groups of thugs who controlled life on the reservation. Read the rest of this entry

Onondaga Nation men march against domestic violence, child abuse

Ononadaga Nation men march against domestic violence and child abuse, April 4, 2014.

Ononadaga Nation men march against domestic violence and child abuse, April 4, 2014.

By Sarah Moses, Syracuse, April 4, 2014

Onondaga Nation Territory — Onondaga Nation men marched to the Onondaga Nation School this morning to take a stand against domestic violence and child abuse.

The goal of the walk was to show the children of the Onondaga Nation that these men will not commit, condone or stay silent about abuse against women or children.

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DFO backs down from commercial fishery banned by Kitasoo/Xaixais First Nation

Three RCMP boats parked at docks in Bella Bella, 'BC.' as part of their operation against Heiltsuk, March 2014.

Three RCMP boats parked at docks in Bella Bella, ‘BC.’ as part of their operation against Heiltsuk, March 2014.

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A coastal British Columbia First Nation is claiming a partial victory after federal Fisheries and Oceans officials agreed to keep commercial herring gillnet boats away from waters set off-limits by the community.

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Judge should have declared ties to CN Rail in native protest cases, lawyer argues

Blockade of CN rail line near Sarnia, Ontario.

Blockade of CN rail line near Sarnia, Ontario.

High-profile lawyer complains to legal disciplinary body that judge should have declared potential conflict of interest before hearing case involving CN Rail and Aboriginal protestors

A high-profile Toronto lawyer has complained to a legal disciplinary body that a judge should have declared a potential conflict of interest before presiding over cases involving First Nations protests along Ontario CN Rail lines.

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Akwesasne Mohawk takeover of border post ends with arrest

Stacey Boots arrested by Akwesasne Mohawk Police, March 22, 2014.

Stacey Boots arrested by Akwesasne Mohawk Police, March 22, 2014.

By Todd Hambleton, Cornwall Standard Freeholder, March 22, 2014

CORNWALL ISLAND – Akwesasne Mohawk Police defused a potential showdown just before noon on Saturday, arresting activist Stacey Boots.

Boots, of Akwesasne, had announced to media outlets his plan to march with other activists on the former Canada Border Services Agency customs house, but it never happened. Read the rest of this entry

Kwakiutl Continues Anti-logging Protest Near Port Hardy

KWAKIUTL FIRST NATION - Kwakiutl First Nation Continues ProtestIsland Timberlands, Canada and BC Remain Silent on Violation of Douglas Treaty

CNW, March 20, 2014

TSAXIS, KWAKIUTL TERRITORY (PORT HARDY), BC- Kwakiutl protest reaches a fifty-day milestone, as Island Timberlands, Canada and BC remain silent on Treaty infringement. Read the rest of this entry

Support the Tyendinaga Arrestees!

Tyendinaga Mohawks have erected a tipi as part of their blockade, March 2, 2014.

Tyendinaga Mohawks have erected a tipi as part of their blockade, March 2, 2014.

Urgent need for money to cover legal fees for Tyendinaga Warriors!

On March 8, following a week of action demanding a national inquiry into the at least 825 missing and murdered indigenous women across Canada, warriors from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory blocked the CN mainline. This action, which fell on International Women’s Day, came the day after the release of a Parliamentary report which attempted to dismiss and deny the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women and prevent any meaningful response or action. This is a continuation of colonization and its inherent violence against Indigenous communities, particularly Indigenous women. For more information on missing and murdered women in Canada, please visit: missingjustice.ca Read the rest of this entry

Sinixt update: Trial set for contempt case against Perry Ridge protesters

Marilyn James of the Sinixt nation speaks to supporters at Nelson, BC, court house, March 17, 2014.

Marilyn James of the Sinixt nation speaks to supporters at Nelson, BC, court house, March 17, 2014.

by  Sam Van Schie , Nelson Star, March 17, 2014

Two people arrested earlier this month for blocking a Slocan Valley logging road are now facing charges of contempt of court.

The accused — Marilyn James and her son Dennis Zarelli, both of the Sinixt Nation — were scheduled to appear at BC Supreme Court in Nelson this morning. However, when their case was called before Justice Mark McEwan, only James was present. A man standing in for Zarelli, who asked to be called Justin, explained that his friend was unable to attend court because his wife had recently died. Read the rest of this entry

Masked and helmeted security guards at Lillooet construction site

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via West Coast Native News, March 11, 2014

The St’at’imc in Lillooet, BC, have been blockading and protesting infrastructure work in the Cayoosh Creek since January of this year.  On March 10, the contractor deployed up to 8 security personnel from Griffin Security, clad in black uniforms, face masks, and what appear to be ballistic helmets.  Read the rest of this entry

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