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Indians Celebrate Pipeline Postponement, Express Caution

Indians Celebrate Pipeline Postponement, Express CautionBy Rob Capriccioso November 11, 2011ShareWASHINGTON—Indian activists are taking a victory lap given their role in the recent announcement of…Continue

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Indigenous Spiritual Leaders Vow to Defend Mother Earth from Oil Sands and Pipelines With Spiritual Declaration

Indigenous spiritual leaders from across the continent have launched a declaration to protect Mother Earth from the impacts of development in Canada's oil sands mega-project.The statement, signed by more than 20 spiritual chiefs at a Sundance this summer in South Dakota, includes members of the Lakota, Navajo, Apache, Mohawk, Dine,…See More
Dec 11, 2012
WinterStar commented on Ben West's blog post Save the Salish Sea Festival Sunday September 2nd in Support of Coast Salish First Nations
"I failed to find WHERE the Salish event is being held.  Are there directions to get there available? Thanks!"
Sep 1, 2012
Ben West posted a blog post

Save the Salish Sea Festival Sunday September 2nd in Support of Coast Salish First Nations

On Sunday September 2, Labour Day weekend, join us for a free family-friendly concert featuring live music, DJ's, special guest speakers, local Indigenous artists, interactive art displays, a kids zone, and much more.  This is a chance to show your support for the Coast Salish Nations as they take a stand against Kinder…See More
Aug 24, 2012
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Navajo Green Energy Video -- Walk in Beauty: Clean Energy for a Changeable World

https://vimeo.com/40318125With support from Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund at Tides Foundation, the Bioneers Dreaming New Mexico Project (DNM) and New Energy Economy (NEE), are pleased to announce the release of the film entitled “Walk in Beauty: Clean Energy for a Changeable World”. This short film tells of the historic opportunity for Navajo Nation to act as a national and global leader in the transition to clean energy.Navajo communities in…See More
Apr 21, 2012
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Area First Nations refuse to deal with Kinder Morgan on pipeline expansion

http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20120417/KAMLOOPS0101/120419797/-1/kamloops01/area-first-nations-refuse-to-deal-with-kinder-morgan-on-pipelineAPRIL 17, 2012 BY MIKE YOUDSDAILY NEWS STAFF REPORTERThree area First Nations are telling Kinder Morgan they will not deal with the energy company even as it plans to consult with them over a…See More
Apr 18, 2012
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Lakota Tar Sands Protest - Heavy Haul Stop for Mother Earth and Tribal Land Rights

By Debra White Plume on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 12:42pm  On Monday, March 5 we were called by a lady from Wanblee village that was forced to pull completely off the highway as the huge semi-trucks hauling  enormous pieces of equipment took up the whole highway. I was sewing new kitchen curtains when she called. …See More
Mar 6, 2012
Michelle Morning Star Doherty commented on Ben West's blog post Tsleil-Waututh Elder Amy George Speaks About Oil Tanker Concerns at the Chinese Consulate
"The truth touches my heart - thank Creator for this woman, and for all those who have carried and continue to carry the Spirit of Love for All our Relations!"
Feb 16, 2012
Stephen Bamford commented on Ben West's blog post Tsleil-Waututh Elder Amy George Speaks About Oil Tanker Concerns at the Chinese Consulate
"This fine woman has spoken to the heart of the matter in so many ways.  Thank you for sharing.  Seems we all drive cars and depend on the system that supports oil and gas drilling and other ways of making energy that are so…"
Feb 16, 2012
Dorette Harmon commented on Ben West's blog post Tsleil-Waututh Elder Amy George Speaks About Oil Tanker Concerns at the Chinese Consulate
"I cant imagine...what will it ,what terrible thing has to happen,before people do the right thing."
Feb 16, 2012
Sylvia Donna Andreozzi commented on Ben West's blog post Archbishop Tutu challenges Canada to stop protecting big oil
"My Brothers and Sisters.,,  As we approach what is clearly a crossroads concerning , really an issue of new found global communication and how to efficiantly utilize that power what comes with it ... It also brings revelation to a lot of people…"
Feb 15, 2012
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Feb 11, 2012
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Feb 10, 2012
Shalahnia Riversong commented on Ben West's blog post THE TAR SANDS STOP HERE! A PUBLIC FORUM FEATURING CHIEF JACKIE THOMAS, REX WEYLER, MELINA LABOUCAN-MASSIMO & NAOMI KLEIN
"This must be defeated!!! Let us join in prayer that it does not materialize so that those yet unborn may still have clean water! At the same time let us march and petition and do all we can to stop this desecration of our earth mother."
Dec 28, 2011
Gillian Helena Cox-Woolven commented on Ben West's blog post THE TAR SANDS STOP HERE! A PUBLIC FORUM FEATURING CHIEF JACKIE THOMAS, REX WEYLER, MELINA LABOUCAN-MASSIMO & NAOMI KLEIN
"Thank you for this post .I am posting onto Facebook. We have been told that Development of this kind will be starting in England as we are sitting on huge shale deposits. We expect to see the outcome of explorations within a ten year period."
Dec 27, 2011
Gillian Helena Cox-Woolven left a comment for Ben West
"Hi Ben, where are you putting your energy during 2012? Are you still writing and active against Tar Sands?  Hope you had a good Christmas, and a thoughtful rest before the New Year. Best wishes to your Family and supporters, Gillie"
Dec 27, 2011
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THE TAR SANDS STOP HERE! A PUBLIC FORUM FEATURING CHIEF JACKIE THOMAS, REX WEYLER, MELINA LABOUCAN-MASSIMO & NAOMI KLEIN at Rio Theatre or live internet streaming on the front page of FWII.

December 1, 2011 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Please join us on Thursday,December 1st at 7pm (doors at 6:30 with the Oceanside Dakota Drum) at the Rio Theatre for a public forum about the Tar Sand's pipelines and tankers, hosted by Ben West of the Wilderness Committee & Hereditary Chief Phil Lane Jr., Yankton Sioux & Chickasaw First Nations, of the Four Worlds International Institute.You can also watch this historic event live…See More
Dec 1, 2011

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Indigenous Spiritual Leaders Vow to Defend Mother Earth from Oil Sands and Pipelines With Spiritual Declaration

Indigenous spiritual leaders from across the continent have launched a declaration to protect Mother Earth from the impacts of development in Canada's oil sands…

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Posted on December 11, 2012 at 2:28pm

Save the Salish Sea Festival Sunday September 2nd in Support of Coast Salish First Nations

On Sunday September 2, Labour Day weekend, join us for a free family-friendly concert featuring live music, DJ's, special guest speakers, local Indigenous artists, interactive art displays, a kids zone, and much more. 



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Posted on August 24, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Navajo Green Energy Video -- Walk in Beauty: Clean Energy for a Changeable World

https://vimeo.com/40318125

With support from Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund at Tides Foundation, the Bioneers Dreaming New Mexico Project (DNM) and New Energy Economy (NEE), are pleased to announce the release of the film entitled “Walk in Beauty: Clean Energy for a Changeable World”. This short film tells of the historic opportunity for Navajo Nation to act as a national and global leader in the transition to clean…

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Posted on April 21, 2012 at 3:30pm

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At 3:24pm on December 27, 2011, Gillian Helena Cox-Woolven said…

Hi Ben, where are you putting your energy during 2012? Are you still writing and active against Tar Sands? 

Hope you had a good Christmas, and a thoughtful rest before the New Year. Best wishes to your Family and supporters, Gillie

 
 
 

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