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  1. Canada's Toxic Chemical Valley
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    About the effects of "Chemical Valley" in the Aamjiwnaang-Sarnia area.
  2. Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9. WHO: Sarah Harmer, NEB intervener and musician, Vanessa Gray, Aamjiwnaang First Nations and Sarnia Against Pipelines, Marilyn Eriksen, Resident of Toronto Ward 24
  3. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 3 - September 1980 - Racism/Racisme

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
  4. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  5. Grand Council Treaty #3 supports Grassy Narrows in their stand for mercury justice and their stand against clear cut logging
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The Chiefs of Treaty #3 First Nations in assembly voted unanimously to support Grassy Narrows First Nation in their demands for mercury justice and an end to clear cut logging on their Homeland.
  6. Grassy Narrows exposes government neglect of mercury survivors
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Thirty Grassy Narrows First Nation people will travel 1,800 km to Toronto to demand justice for mercury poisoning survivors, clean water, and respect for indigenous rights.
  7. Grassy Narrows requests environmental assessment of logging plan - Clearcutting will elevate mercury poison in fish
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Grassy Narrows First Nation is calling for a thorough environmental assessment of the newly approved plan for clearcut logging on their Territory - an important test of Ontario's environmental laws.
  8. On the 12th Anniversary of the Grassy Narrows Blockade We, the Women of Grassy Narrows Make a Statement
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    We, the women of Grassy Narrows, make a statement on behalf of our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren on resource extraction on our traditional harvesting lands since time immemorial.
  9. Panama's indigenous champion defies president's mining deal
    Canadian-Korean consortium plans 30-year gold, silver and copper project

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    In Panama the Ngabe-Bugle indigenous community fights to keep a Canadian copper mining company off their land.
  10. Rebuilding communities: a type of resistance
    Communities in the Amazon resort to constitutional rights to recover territories granted to mining companies.

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    In Tundayme, a parish located in the Cordillera del Cóndor in Ecuador's southern Amazon, the indigenous and peasant communities have decided to recover the territories of abandoned or forcefully evicted communities in order to oppose mining megaprojects. The first few steps have been successful, but they fear that the government and the affected companies will respond aggressively.
  11. Rising Tide Toronto launches "Line 9 Pledge of Resistance"
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Rising Tide Toronto launches Line 9 Pledge of Resistance. Group encourages civil disobedience to stop pipeline approved by NEB.
  12. Secwepemc Tribes Fight New Mines and Old Laws in British Columbia
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Indigenous activists burned down a bridge in British Columbia, Canada, to prevent Imperial Metals from starting a lead and zinc mine on the lands of the Secwepemc peoples. Local tribes say that the mine may severely impact the one of the largest remaining sockeye salmon populations in the world.
  13. System Change Not Climate Change
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Stopping climate catastrophe and winning a world of climate justice is a critical task of our generation -- and it will require a radical transformation of society and of our relationship with nature. This pamphlet examines the climate crisis, Canada's contributio, and the development of colonialism and capitalism that led us here.
  14. When oil is more important than life
    Oil exploitation leaves trail of pollution and death in the Peruvian Amazon

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The dumping of oil waste into the waters of the Marañón, Corrientes, Pastaza and Tigre rivers and the Amazon forest is producing fatal consequences for the local population, mostly to the Kukama ethnic group. The responsible are well-known oil companies, but the Peruvian authorities have not acted with timeliness, making them responsible as well. For years, victims have protested against pollution and violence, but the oil business has always had the upper hand.

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