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Indigenous Activists Living In “Chemical Valley” Disrupt Pro-Tar Sands Conference

Stop The Tar Sands – No Line 9 (The Media Co-Op) By Amanda Lickers (Onondowaga Haudenosaunee), with the Coalition Against Line 9 The impacts of industrial development in the area now known as Chemical Valley are deep. The relationship between the 63 petrochemical industries and the occupied lands they are on is not a coincidence. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tarsandsblockade.org/noline9/

Valero Texas Open Struck by Mysterious Spill, Just as Mysteriously Ignored by Valero

In the wake of a week of spills almost too numerous to name–Exxon in Arkansas, Shell in Houston, Canadian Pacific in Minnesota–a mysterious slick of something dark and disgusting struck the final day of the Valero Texas Open. Although tournament attendees registered no obvious concern as they strolled the grounds chowing down on mini hot …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tarsandsblockade.org/valero-texas-open-struck-by-mysterious-spill-just-as-mysteriously-ignored-by-valero/

Protect The Sacred: Young Native Organizer Speaks Out About Tar Sands, Line 9, Environmental Racism & Colonialism

Our friend, a young Onondawaga Haudenosaunee woman, has written a personal message to Tar Sands Blockaders, our followers, and all defenders of the earth and life within it followed by a new piece that she wrote, “Protect The Sacred”. Those of us who are settlers and working to be indigenous allies must follow the lead of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tarsandsblockade.org/protectthesacred/