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Standing Rock Water Protector Found Guilty of Felony


Rodrick Joe in court today in Morton County, with his attorney Amanda Harris (seated)

Water Protector Legal Collective, January 5, 2018

MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – The first of the trials from the November 15, 2106 action in commemoration of missing and murdered indigenous women concluded today. Water Protector Rodrick Joe was convicted of Tampering with a Public Service, a Class C felony. Read the rest of this entry

Activists Paint Anti-Pipeline Mural Outside Wells Fargo

mural wells fargo sfThe guerrilla mural project was done in protest of the corporation’s relationship with fossil fuel companies.

Nuala Sawyer, SF Weekly, Nov 6, 2017

The Wells Fargo and Co. headquarters at 420 Montgomery St. had a colorful awakening Monday afternoon, as hundreds of activists armed with paint created a large mural on the pavement outside. The group successfully shut the street down around noon, and in the span of about two hours, painted a 35-foot blue and black “thunderbird woman” on the asphalt, with “Water is Life!” emblazoned across the top.  Read the rest of this entry

Indigenous artists unite to create Edmonton, Ottawa murals focused on water protection


Artist Isaac Murdoch, from Serpent River First Nation in Ontario, and volunteers in Edmonton began painting a mural on the iHuman Youth Society building on Friday. The mural is about protecting water from threats posed by industrial development and pipelines, Murdoch said. (Brad Crowfoot)

Isaac Murdoch and Christi Belcourt leading creation of murals to raise awareness about water issues

By Brandi Morin, CBC News, September 9, 2017

Two well-known Indigenous artists and environmentalists have partnered to create murals in Edmonton and Ottawa that they hope will raise awareness about the protection of precious water resources. Read the rest of this entry

No Line 3 Graphic

21246398_808363559370722_1653381358589431561_oby Jackie Fawn Illustrations, September 2, 2017
Hey fam! It’s been getting real all over turtle Island with all of these disasters and heartbreaking events. We must all rise up and stand for the water, if not for ourselves for those who can’t stand or speak. If you can’t open your eyes to the global changes, then this art is for you as well as for the others who need to know or who are taking charge in stopping the construction of pipelines, rigs, and all that destroys the natural world. Read the rest of this entry


Sarnia Aamjiwnaang signWHAT: WATER GATHERING AND TOXIC TOUR 2017 Aug.18-20, 2017
1972 Virgil Avenue, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 8E5

In brief: Everyone is welcome to join in at our annual Water Gathering and Toxic Tour at Aamjiwnaang First Nation’s Maawn Doosh Gumig (Place of Gathering). This event is a free educational social gathering for the water and opportunity to gain awareness and education about the environmental surroundings in the Chemical Valley from local community members living on the front line of the Petrochemical Industry. Read the rest of this entry

Toxic Tour Shuts Down 5 Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Sites

BREAKING VIDEO: #NODAPL Indigenous Resistance to the Black Snake! Water Protectors from the #StandingRock encampment embark on a Toxic Tour today to defeat the Black Snake and claim victory by shutting down five DAPL construction sites. #DAPL #NoPipelines #WaterisLife #KeepItInTheGround #BlackSnakeKilla #WaterProtectors #WaterIsLife Red Warrior Camp Ancestral Pride

Activists Shut Down Enbridge Line 9 in Canada Again

Enbridge Line 9 block 1

Vanessa Gray from Anishinaabek Nation and two unnamed individuals locked to Enbridge Line 9 near Sarnia, Ontario, on Dec 21, 2015.

By Mike Roy, Revolution News, Dec 21, 2015

For the second time in as many weeks activists in Canada have occupied and shut down Line 9 Endbridge’s  300,000 barrel per day oil pipe line. This action effectively shuts down the flow of bitumen oil from the Alberta Tar Sands into into the United States. Read the rest of this entry