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Big Stone II Victory! Otter Tail Withdraws Investment

MINNEAPOLIS - The utility leading an effort to build a $1.6 billion coal-fired power plant in South Dakota that would serve five states has pulled out of the project.

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Climate workshop stresses sustainability, indigenous knowledge

PRIOR LAKE, Minn. – American Indian stalwarts of environmental justice recently met at a national workshop to write a milestone climate change declaration, clearly outlining a course on how to save the planet using indigenous science and knowledge.

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Video: Winona LaDuke at the Indigenous Uranium Forum at Acoma Pueblo

The Indigenous Uranium Forum was held from October 22-24 in Acoma Pueblo. Winona was there to discuss her historical work on uranium issues in Indian Country and talk a bit about our recent work in Saskatoon to halt the use of nuclear power to fuel the Tar Sands project. Check out the great video below.

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Winona LaDuke to Co-Chair Native Peoples Native Homelands Workshop

Honor the Earth is part of a national Planning Committee organizing the Native Peoples Native Homelands II workshop.

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Come Join Us At Native Peoples Native Homelands

We have a shot at being self-determining or we can be the victims. This is a time of tumultuous change, economic downturns, accelerating climate destabilization and the depletion of oil supplies, meaning loss of access to cheap petroleum. If we don’t act, we will be caught in a very difficult place as Indigenous peoples.

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Summer Events

HONOR THE EARTH and the INDIGO GIRLS would like to announce three very special acoustic duo shows, September 6-8, 2013, in the Great Lakes region to benefit HONOR THE EARTH.

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Big Stone II: A sinking ship

Tribal peoples of the Midwest are counting on you, Bill Gates, to keep their air clean and their water mercury-free. Gates’ personal investment company, Cascade Investment Management, has the opportunity to stop the continued burning of Powder River Basin coal in South Dakota. After several years of planning, Otter Tail Power’s Big Stone I is to be joined by the 580 MW proposed addition Big Stone II, but timing is critical as the project is gathering a final commitment from investors like Gates who have the ability to prevent construction altogether.

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Monsters Of Folk Donate To Honor the Earth On Upcoming Fall Tour

Monster Of Folk's Conor Oberst, M. Ward, Jim James, and Mike Mogis announce Fall Tour and partnership with Air Traffic Control to donate monies raised from ticket sales to local charities.

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