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AFN 2019 – Indigenous Youth "Declaration of Climate Change Emergency"

AFN 2019 - Indigenous Youth "Declaration of Climate Change Emergency"

This is a 15 minute recap of a debate that spanned over an hour long on the floor of the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention on the Youth and Elders resolution “Declaration for Climate Change State of Emergency in Alaska”. October 19th, 2019 This video was first published onSource …

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Deforestation Is Threatening Papua New Guinea's Indigenous Communities (1999)

Deforestation Is Threatening Papua New Guinea's Indigenous Communities (1999)

Rapid Deforestation (1999): We examine the opposition to logging in Papua New Guinea. Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures The bureaucrats in Port Moresby have sold logging rights without consulting vast numbers of landowners. Thrusting spears at the camera, the warriors of Maisin practise the fierce welcome they plan …

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• Indigenous Cultural Burning – Shackan

• Indigenous Cultural Burning – Shackan

Cultural burn being conducted in spring of 2019 on Shackan band lands facilitated by the First Nations’ Emergency Services Society’s Fuel Management Department and Shackan Indian Band members with assistance from the BC Wildfire Service. The Indigenous cultural burning storytelling and practices video project is a companion initiative to the …

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Sarah James – Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: Report from the Arctic | Bioneers

Sarah James - Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: Report from the Arctic | Bioneers

Introduced bu Dune Lankard, Alaskan Indigenous Social Entrepreneur The revered Gwich’in Elder from Alaska, who has won many awards for her work to protect the arctic national Wildlife Refuge from oil drilling, including the Goldman environmental Prize, depicts how her people are being severely impacted on the front lines of …

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Indigenous communities fear being ‘wiped out’ by coronavirus and fight with scant resources amid lack of government support

Indigenous communities fear being 'wiped out' by coronavirus and fight with scant resources amid lack of government support

Indigenous peoples are at risk of being wiped out by the coronavirus, community leaders have warned, as they battle the pandemic with meagre resources in the void of government support. Community leaders, in the Amazon Basin and Indonesia, are being forced to employ ad-hoc strategies to protect people in remote …

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Green Violence: ‘Eco-Guards’ Are Abusing Indigenous Groups in Africa

Green Violence: ‘Eco-Guards’ Are Abusing Indigenous Groups in Africa

In recent years, conservation groups such as WWF have been embroiled in controversy as the poorly trained “eco-guards” these organizations have funded in Africa have been accused of abusing indigenous people in their ancestral territories in national parks and preserves. Last week, a draft report released by the United Nations …

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Exploring the Connections Between Environment, Equality, and Indigenous Issues

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Q&A: Exploring the Connections Between Environment, Equality, and Indigenous Issues by Angie Tran |March 20, 2020 Ceiba — a musician, activist, and teacher — emphasizes the importance of listening to and learning from indigenous peoples. Photo: Nina A. Padilla/Vignette Portrait Photography This Q&A is part of an ongoing initiative by …

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