Gary McKinney, Spokesman for The People of Red Mountain and Lead Scout for the American Indian Movement-Northeast Nevada, reveals to EcoJustice Radio the true cost of lithium and what we might do to protect the Northern Paiute & Western Shoshone sacred site of Peehee Mu’huh to ensure Indigenous peoples and their legacies are not irreparably harmed by the world’s growing hunger for lithium.
Tag: indigenous rights
Intersection of Black and Indigenous Resistance & Justice in the United States
In his book An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States, Kyle Mays argues the foundations of the U.S. are rooted in Anti-Black racism and settler colonialism. He spoke with EcoJustice Radio.
Missions of Culture: Reclaiming Indigenous Wisdom with Caroline Ward Holland
Tune in as EcoJustice Radio welcomes Caroline Ward Holland, a Tribal citizen of the Fernandeño Band of Mission Indians or Tataviam Nation, as she speaks on the ongoing movement to topple controversial Mission monuments and mythologies. She recounts with host Carry Kim her Walk for the Ancestors in 2015, a pilgrimage she embarked upon with her son, Kagen Holland, to honor the Ancestors at all 21 missions in California.
THE BOTTLE SCAM: Land, Water, and Indigenous Rights – Plastic Plague Pt. 5
THE BOTTLE SCAM – EcoJustice Radio connects the dots between the Water Bottle Scam and the fight for Land, Water, and Indigenous Rights. This is PART FIVE of a special seven-part series, called, “The Plastic Plague: Connecting the Dots between Extraction, Inequity, and Pollution.”
Tribal Sovereignty and Self Determination
In this episode of EcoJustice Radio, we interview two Indigenous activists working toward a model of self-determination and a brighter future for the planet through Indigenous prosperity, Manape LaMere and SunRose IronShell.
Wet’suwet’en Chiefs Battle Coastal GasLink ‘Invasion’ in B.C.
Check out this short film on the ongoing struggle of the Unist’ot’en Camp of the Wet’suwet’en Nation to reoccupy their lands and stop pipeline construction. The battle against a natural-gas project appears set to enter a new phase after a British Columbia Supreme Court injunction and the Premier’s pledge that the project will go ahead.
Wixárika/Huichol People: Protecting Sacred Lands of Mexico
In this EcoJustice Radio episode, we discuss the struggle to protect the sacred lands and culture of the Wixárika people, also known popularly as the Huichol, an indigenous group inhabiting the remote reaches of the Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico. Our guests are Andrea Perez, Indigenous Environmental Justice Advocate, and Susana Valadez Director of the Huichol Center for Cultural Survival and Traditional Arts. Jessica Aldridge did the interview.