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Help protect our climate: Tell the presidential candidates to speak out against the Line 3 tar sands pipeline

Help protect our climate

Tell the presidential candidates to speak out against the Line 3 tar sands pipeline. Despite their promises to lead boldly in reducing carbon pollution and preventing damage to our climate, only two presidential candidates have announced opposition to Line 3 in Northern Minnesota.  Use our simple tweet tool to urge the others to oppose this reckless pipeline.

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Making deals with the devil

Last month’s 383,000 gallon spill of the Keystone Pipeline in Edinburgh, N.D., is the deal with the devil. For those of us who live in the land of lakes, just imagine what 383,000 gallons of oil would do to the Hay Creek, Fishhook Lake watershed, and what “clean up” would look like. There’s no way to clean up or protect that aquatic ecosystem. There’s no fish, wild rice, or life after an oil spill.
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Welcome to the Kill Zone- the Shadow of Husky

At the end of the fossil fuel era, stuff crumbles and the wear and tear of 70 years on infrastructure begins to show. Sometimes things blow up. On April 26, 2018 the Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit in the Husky Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, exploded, sending fireballs and a plume of black smoke into the sky.

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‘Oil destroys life’: Winona LaDuke on why she fights Midwest pipeline projects

"Winona LaDuke is internationally known as a vocal indigenous activist in northern Minnesota, where Canadian oil giant Enbridge Energy has been attempting for years to construct a new Line 3 pipeline through tribal lands and sacred wild rice lakes."

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Winona LaDuke leads the hemp crop movement around Minnesota's White Earth Reservation

“Hemp can do almost everything petroleum can do,” Winona LaDuke said, “including replacing some cotton and plastics.”

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For The Wild: An Anthology of The Anthropocene

For the Wild podcast featuring a variety of guests (including Winona LaDuke) discussing a multitude of issues surrounding climate change.

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Ben & Jerry’s Teams with Local Nonprofit on Mission-Driven Flavor “Pecan Resist”

The limited-run flavor was launched recently as part of a campaign to lend publicity and financial support to four justice-based organizations, including Minnesota’s Honor the Earth, which is battling the Enbridge pipeline.

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Our Future is Not a 'Cynical Game'

Winona LaDudke and Lindsey Allen (executive director of Rainforest Action Network) recently co-authored a letter to Forbes Magazine in response to an article written by David Blackmon of Forbes Magazine "Anti-Pipeline Activists Play A Cynical, Costly Game"

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Democracy Now!: Native Americans React to Elizabeth Warren

Tara Houska, Mark Trahant (editor of Indian Country Today / member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes) and Gyasi Ross (a member of the Blackfeet Nation / host of the podcast Breakdances with Wolves) went on Democracy Now! recently to discuss Senator Elizabeth Warren’s decision to use a DNA test to assert her Native American heritage. 

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Winona LaDuke: "America has reached a moment of decision"

Anishinaabe author and activist Winona LaDuke speaks to a class at the Chemawa Indian School before her talk for Willamette’s premiere speaking event, the Atkinson Lecture Series. Undergraduates tutor Chemawa students as part of a partnership between the university and the school.

 

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