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Connect The Dots – Robert Gough – 09.20.17

A rebroadcast (from December 2014) of a conversation with the late environmentalist and tribal elder, Robert Gough, an attorney specializing in cultural ecology, who has worked with Indian Tribes on cultural and natural resource issues over the past thirty years. Topic: why indigenous communities are serving on the front-lines of environmental activism.   Download this episode (right click and save)

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The Gary Null Show – 02.28.17

Tuesday Feburary 28th and The Gary Null Show has an impactful show for you! The show opens up with Gary talking about the latest in health and healing covering topics of the benefits apples and walnuts have how frequent sex havers are more likely to be happier than most. In the second half of the show Gary Null plays an import audio clip on Why the poorest county in West Virginia has faith in TrumpDonald Trump was more popular in McDowell County than anywhere else in America during the Republican primaries. Now that he’s the nominee, what’s the power of his message in the poorest county of West Virginia?

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Meditations and Molotovs – 12.12.16

Show Description – MONDAY, DECEMBER 12th – On today’s program, Vince talks about love, the holidays, anti-Russian propaganda, Standing Rock, the unfortunate state of leftwing activism in the U.S., and why we should occasionally disconnect from social media and various other forms of manufactured digital realities.

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Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt – Feeding the Fire in December

As the daylight wanes and the nights grow longer, colder and darker, we draw our energy in. Instead of the labor of summer, we begin to curl inward, focusing on our internal landscape, on reading, writing, journaling, on feeding the fire, stacking and chopping wood, while cultivating our vision for the seasons to come. December is a time to slow …

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Alexandra Rosenmann – Trump, In the Wake of Standing Rock’s Victory, Is Already Planning Privatization of Native American Lands

The Dakota Sioux living on the Standing Rock reservation celebrated Sunday when news broke that the construction of the North Dakota pipeline had been halted. But their victory may be short lived. The following day, Reuters published an article detailing the upcoming Trump administration plans for Native American lands. Reservations contain 20% of the nations oil, gas and coal reserves, …

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Deirdre Fulton – Betraying Water Protectors, Obama Set to Approve Dakota Access Pipeline

UPDATE: The Obama administration said late Friday afternoon that no decision has been made on the disputed easement for the Dakota Access pipeline. # # # Even as water protectors continued to face off against police on Friday in North Dakota, news outlets reported that the Obama administration is set to approve the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) as early …

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VIJAY PRASHAD – Last Stand at Standing Rock

The names of towns and districts in North Dakota echo the violence of an earlier time, when the United States government pushed Native Americans off their ancestral lands onto reservations and, for many, to their deaths. One such town is Cannon Ball. It is in the heart of Sioux County on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. North of Cannon Ball, on …

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This Can’t Be Happening – 09.28.16

Native News Online publisher and editor Levi Rickert reports on developments in the Indigenous community, in particular a meeting in Washington of reps from the 500 Indian Tribes and Nations with government officials to hammer out how to comply with President Obama’s executive order requiring “substantive” talks with Native Peoples’ before any actions by government bodies that impact indian lives and lands. He also updates listeners on developments at Standing Rock, ND, where, ignored by most of the corporate media, the Lakota and their supporters are standing firm against plans for the Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross indian land and sacred sites, threatening the tribe and also environmental disaster. Host Dave LIndorff also discusses the ongoing slaughter of innocents by America’s increasingly violent and militarized police.

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RAMZY BAROUD – The Native American and the Palestinian: A Spirited Fight for Justice

Thousands of Native Americans resurrected the fighting spirit of their forefathers as they stood in unprecedented unity to contest an oil company’s desecration of their sacred land in North Dakota. Considering its burdened historical context, this has been one of the most moving events in recent memory. The standoff, involving 5,000-strong Native American protesters, including representatives of 200 tribes and …

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This Can’t Be Happening – 09.21.16

Levi Rickert, editor of Native News Online, a national publication about indigenous peoples of North America, talks about what he calls the most significant political action by Native Americans since the 1973 Wounded Knee occupation on the Pine Ridge reservation. He tells how activists from over 200 Indian tribes as well as representatives of indigenous peoples from around the world have converged at Standing Rock in North Dakota to help the local embattled Standing Rock Sioux People defend their land and water against despoilation by the Army Corps of Engineers, which is trying to construct a pipeline across Sioux lands to carry Bakkan Field crude oil to St. Louis.