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National Congress of American Indians Opposes Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Today, the nation’s oldest and largest national organization of American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), announced their opposition to the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.  This important announcement adds to the growing chorus of voices across the United States opposed to this pipeline and clearly finds that an additional tar sands pipeline is not in the national interest.

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Radio Interview with Winona: What's the history between the US military and American Indians?

What's the historical relationship between the US military and American Indians? On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation with Winona LaDuke, author of The Militarization of Indian Country. She writes, "Native people have seen their way of life destroyed by the military." It began with colonization and continues with military testing on native lands and using words like Apache and Blackhawk to name military equipment. Interview by Rose Aguilar.

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Fix or Nix: The Environment & Technology

How can technology best be used to foster environmental sustainability? Journalist Mark Hertsgaard – the environment correspondent for The Nation and author of the recent book, Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth – will raise that question and others at what promises to be a provocative dialogue with two environmental thought leaders: Stewart Brand and Winona LaDuke.

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Video Highlights from Winona LaDuke and Stewart Brand Debate

On July 21st, Honor's Executive Director, Winona LaDuke, debated Stewart Brand, publisher of the Whole Earth Catalog and more recently known for asking environmentalists to reconsider opposing nuclear power and GMOs. The event was hosted by Earth Island Journal in Berkeley, CA, below are some video highlights of the event.

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We Have a Shot to Stop the Tar Sands

Topic of Discussion: The Alberta Tar Sands; the Heavy Haul and Using the Columbia River as a Means to Transport Coal and Oil Drilling Equipment.

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It's Time To Call the Indian Wars to An End

That the death of Osama bin Laden was relayed with the words "Geronimo EKIA [Enemy Killed in Action]" prompted a din of protest in the halls of Congress.

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Winona LaDuke Explores The Militarization of Indian Country From Geronimo to Bin Laden

Winona LaDuke, a Native American activist and twice Ralph Nader's Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate , has written a dramatic and prescient book, The Militarization of Indian Country (Honor the Earth). Completed in February 2011, the book is currently at press and comes on the heels of the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden, also known as "Geronimo EKIA" (Enemy Killed in Action). When the code name for bin Laden was revealed, Native American groups sat up and took notice. Harlyn Geronimo, a great grandson of the legendary Apache chief, asked Congress for a formal apology.

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Winona Featured On Democracy Now! Newscast

This morning, Winona was featured on Democracy Now's War and Peace Report to discuss the use of "Geronimo" as a code word for Bin Laden, along with her new book The Militarization Of Indian Country. Watch the interview in two parts below.

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New Book Released - The Militarization of Indian Country

Latest LaDuke book addresses military impacts on Native Americans- from naming of military lands to toxic waste dumps.

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Big Oil Wants to Truck Through Nez Perce Land

When 750 Nez Perce, accompanied by 1,000 horses, fled the U.S. Cavalry on a 1,200-mile route through the mountains, valleys and rivers of Washington, Idaho and Montana in 1877, their path took them past the Heart of the Monster, from whence the Nez Perce, or Nimiipuu people, originated, and through their precious Bitterroot Mountains. Their route was treacherous but their determination to survive was unshakable.

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