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PARIS, FRANCE-- Indigenous Peoples from the Arctic to the Amazon gathered to demand "true climate solutions including bottom up initiatives originating in Indigenous knowledge, culture, and spirituality." The Indigenous flotilla canoed and kayaked on the Bassin de la Villette during COP21 in Paris. On December 6, 2015, the COP21 entered its 7th day of negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change conference. The COP21 is being held in Paris, France, at the Le Bourget conference center. Photos by: Emma Cassidy | Survival Media Agency

Bearing Witness: Indigenous voices missing from negotiations at COP21

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

Last Sunday, 25 indigenous activists from around the world formed a kayak flotilla in Paris’ Bassin de la Villette, calling on world leaders to consider their communities when negotiating the first legally-binding international agreement on carbon emissions reductions.

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

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Bearing Witness: In Honduras, Garifuna women fight climate change & state violence

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

When children in the United States learn about the transatlantic slave trade, they rarely hear stories of revolt or resilience in the face of violence and cultural erasure. The Garifuna are such a people.

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

When children in the United States ...

Indigenous women from the Xingu River walk wearing traditional grass skirts.

Indigenous women stand up to displacement by Brazil’s Belo Monte dam

In the fight to stop climate change, many people paint carbon-neutral energy as the solution to saving the planet. But what happens when “green” energy projects threaten the existence of people, animals, and entire ecosystems living on it?

In the fight to stop climate change, many people paint carbon-neutral energy as the solution to saving the planet. But what happens when “green” energy projects threaten the existence of people, animals, and entire ecosystems living on ...

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The mainstream narrative of Thanksgiving is not only based on a history of violence and genocide, but also historically inaccurate. Chescaleigh Ramsey breaks it down in the above video.

Indigenous communities in Guatemala beat back two hydroelectric projects that would have flooded rivers in their territories.

Shonda Rhimes’ work has been instrumental in getting abortion stories told on television.

Another win for the fight to end family detention.

Naomi Klein lays out what’s at stake now that the French government has banned upcoming climate protests.


The mainstream narrative of Thanksgiving is not only based on a history of violence and genocide, but also historically inaccurate. Chescaleigh Ramsey breaks it down in the above video.

Indigenous communities in Guatemala beat back two ...

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Bearing Witness: North Dakota oil industry increases violence against Native women

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

Up until recently, North Dakota was an unlikely destination for most Americans.

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

Up until recently, North Dakota was ...

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