genocide of indigenous people that has characterized Western
coloniaism and imperialism hs not ended. Around the world,
indigenous people are engaged in desperate struggle to defend
the their culture, theirenvironment, and their lives. Indenous
people face forced relocation, massive pollution, and outright
murder at the hands of multinational corporations and neoliberal
has been actively worked in solidarity with indgenous peopke's
struggle for many years.
other projects, we have:
the Dineh (Navajo) in their fight against forced relocation.
the Ijaw and Ogoni of Nigeria in their struggle for surviv
al against mutli-national oil conglomerates and the Nigerian
indgenous groups in the Burmese rainforest like the Karen,
who are thereated by yhe constrution of a natiural gas pipeline
on their ancestral lands.
have organzied public events to publicize the case of Native
American political prisoner Leonard Peltier.
to break the sinece around the genocide of the U'wa of Colombia.
reparations and clean-up of the ecological disaster left
in the rainforest homeland of Ecuador's indigenous people
Con Ed-supported hydro-electricity projects in Quebec that
threatened the homeland of the Cree people.
the destruction of the British Colombian forest home of
First nation peoples like the Nuxalk.
Environmental Justice Now!, a recent conference with a major
focus on indigenous environmental justice issues.