Steve Ott

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How Is ‘Dune’ So Prescient About Climate Change? Thank This Native American Tribe.

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How Is ‘Dune’ So Prescient About Climate Change? Thank This Native American Tribe.


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  2 Comments  •  1 Like  •  57 minutes ago

The planet, or what’s left of it, is barely recognizable. Once verdant, it’s now a parched wasteland. The rich shelter in air-conditioned bubbles,...

Tribes' Victory in Oklahoma at Risk in Bold Request to the Supreme Court - The New York Times

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Tribes' Victory in Oklahoma at Risk in Bold Request to the Supreme Court - The New York Times


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  4 Comments  •  2 months ago

Last year, the court ruled 5 to 4 that much of the state is an Indian reservation. Oklahoma wants a do-over, testing the court's respect for the...

Minnesota Sheriff Blockades Anti-Pipeline Camp

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Minnesota Sheriff Blockades Anti-Pipeline Camp


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  7 Comments  •  4 months ago

This is an outrageous and unlawful effort to blockade people who are engaged in protected First Amendment activity.

Indigenous leadership is a linchpin to solving environmental crises | TheHill

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Indigenous leadership is a linchpin to solving environmental crises | TheHill


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  3 Comments  •  1 Like  •  8 months ago

What Joe Biden and Justin Trudeau are committing to might sound like common sense — and it is — but make no mistake, it is also a profound...

Over 75 Indigenous Women Urge Biden to Stop Climate-Wrecking Pipelines and Respect Treaty Rights | Common Dreams News

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Over 75 Indigenous Women Urge Biden to Stop Climate-Wrecking Pipelines and Respect Treaty Rights | Common Dreams News


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  2 Comments  •  1 Like  •  9 months ago

Joe Biden, we are asking you to stand on the right side of history and humanity by putting an immediate end to the deadly pipelines destroying our...

Biden Picks Deb Haaland For Interior Secretary | HuffPost

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Biden Picks Deb Haaland For Interior Secretary | HuffPost


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  3 Comments  •  10 months ago

The congresswoman from New Mexico would make history as the first Native American to serve as the top steward of America's public lands and waters.

Indigenous Groups Push Insurers to Abandon Fossil Fuel Projects

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Indigenous Groups Push Insurers to Abandon Fossil Fuel Projects


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  6 Comments  •  2 Likes  •  10 months ago

Indigenous land defenders are increasingly pressuring the financiers of fossil fuel infrastructure to respect their sovereign land right.

What a Joe Biden Cabinet Pick Might Mean for Native Americans—and Democrats - POLITICO

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What a Joe Biden Cabinet Pick Might Mean for Native Americans—and Democrats - POLITICO


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  17 Comments  •  1 Like  •  11 months ago

Choosing Deb Haaland as Interior secretary would be historic. It could also bring a new community into the party fold.

2020 election: How the Navajo Nation helped push Democrats ahead in Arizona - Vox

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2020 election: How the Navajo Nation helped push Democrats ahead in Arizona - Vox


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  2 Comments  •  last year

Indigenous voters are often forgotten about. But they may have been key in turning swing states for Democrats like Arizona and Wisconsin.

In the North American interior, the Lakota have persevered | Aeon Essays

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In the North American interior, the Lakota have persevered | Aeon Essays


Via: Steve Ott  •  Anishinaabe - The First People  •  8 Comments  •  last year

Facing annihilation, the Lakota instead remade themselves - and took a lead role among the world's Indigenous peoples

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