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    The Anishinabeg’s Call to Protect the Moose

    For the Anishinabe people of the Ottawa River Watershed, preserving the species is intertwined with food sovereignty and land rights. Land defenders promise to be back at the blockades in September 2021, enforcing the moose-hunting moratorium if the government won’t. 

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    This House Is Not a Home

    The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation was created with a colonial mandate that was meant to keep Indigenous Peoples in the North from being sovereign nations. Nearly half a century later, not much has changed.

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    What is Gender-Based Environmental Violence?

    When humans degrade the land, Indigenous women, girls, and trans and Two-Spirit people are the most severely affected. This isn’t an accident; it’s an integral part of settler-colonialism.

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    To Wood Buffalo National Park, with love

    After a long legacy of power and control by Parks Canada, this story imagines how Lands and Peoples could once again live in healthy reciprocity.

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    Becoming intimate with the land

    To make the link between hunting, land use, and Land Back, Alex Wilson spoke to three Indigenous women hunters about patriarchy, spirituality, and the joys of being on the land. 

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    Reconnecting to the spirit of the language

    In all of our interviews with nêhiyawêwin-speaking Elders, learners, and teachers across Treaty 6, we learned that the land is integral to Indigenous language revitalization, as the land and the language are inherently and intrinsically connected.

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    Four case studies of Land Back in action

    From land trusts to mushroom permitting, here are some examples of what Land Back looks like on the ground

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    What is Land Back? A Settler FAQ

    Settlers have a lot of questions about Land Back: What does it mean? Who will the land be given back to? How will it be governed? Will settlers be forced to leave the continent? Brooks Arcand-Paul and Nickita Longman help clear up some of the frequently asked questions about the Land Back movement.

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    “Land Back” is more than the sum of its parts

    When we say “Land Back” we want the system that is land to be alive so that it can perpetuate itself, and perpetuate us as an extension of itself. That’s what we want back: our place in keeping land alive and spiritually connected. 

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    Decolonizing ecology

    From traditional fishing technologies to bringing back the bison, Indigenous ecological practices are our best bet to save the planet – and ourselves

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    Flux

    The Yukon is caught between millennia of geological change and the accelerated effects of climate change. These photos capture the natural chaos, change, and destruction of an ever-shifting landscape.

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    A remedy for climate grief

    Unearthing Justice is the handbook Canada’s environmental movement needs. Anna Bianca Roach reviews Joan Kuyek’s new book about the mining industry and its discontents.

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    Of lovers and land

    How can immigrant settlers – weighted by our own racial memory of land and its loss – cultivate ethical relationships with the land here?

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    Just transition means returning Indigenous land –  but that might look different than you think

    When the weight of our entire imbalance crashes down on me, I remember that, through treaties, our ancestors planned for us to remain in our homeland through another apocalypse.

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    Land and labour

    Many people believe that there is an unbridgeable rift between left labour activism and Indigenous struggles. But recent events have made clear that “reconciliation” screeches to a halt as soon as it stands in the way of the accumulation of capital.

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    Distinct histories, shared solidarity

    Black and Indigenous people cannot look to the state for protection or systemic change. Instead, our movements have to recognize the differences between our oppressions, and stand beside each other while building new, shared spaces to exist.

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    Exposing the Thin Roots of Prairie Protection

    Another long-standing pasture program in Saskatchewan was cut in the spring of 2017.

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    Front Line Freedom

    A warrior and a journalist speak about the path ahead for Indigenous resistance.

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    The Mighty Fight for Muskrat Falls

    The Inuit, Innu, Métis, and settler communities around the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project depend on the watershed for hunting and fishing. The stakes for protecting the water just got higher and the fight is far from over.

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    Bombardier in Israel

    Bombardier is contracted to supply trains for a high-speed rail line in Israel that will travel across the Green Line and through the occupied West Bank – a blatant violation of international law. While Palestinians are fighting against this newest iteration of dispossession, many Canadians are financing and profiting from Bombardier’s activities.