* One Tribe One Nation One Fire Honoring Chief Theresa Spence, and the women who started the IdleNoMore Movement.



NO MINE IN THE PENOKEE HILLS Bad River is under attack under Mining Special Interests in Legislature, the Treaties that Protects and Preserves our Cultural Environment, Lands and the Water, honor them.



* VAWA Indigenous Women Issues Our congress refuses to sign the VAWA Law that has the protections and rights to prosecute non-natives who abuse our Women on Tribal Lands and more, this is important. Global awareness, to Stop the Violence Against Women, Sexual Assault, lack of support for justice departments from leaders of disappearing indigenous women, and children murdered and / or sold into human trafficking.



Sisters and Brothers leading Idle No More, in Madison throughout Wisconsin is: Rachel Byington, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma * Arvina Marin, Ho Chunk Nation Diana Miller, Menominee Nation * Sarah LittlerRedfeather, decent of the Anishinaabe, MN Chippewa Band - White Earth * Sanford LittleEagle, Ho Chunk Nation * Chuck Davis, Sr. We are in Solidarity and active with IdleNoMore Milwaukee.



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MISSION The, "Idle No More calls on all people to join in a revolution which honors and fulfills Indigenous sovereignty which protects the land and water." The movement wants to "stop the government from passing more laws and legislation that will further erode treaty and indigenous rights and the rights of all Indigenous people globally." - We are in Solidarity with Canada, Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin to Idle No More, Protect our Lands and Water.



* One Tribe One Nation One Fire Honoring Chief Theresa Spence, and the women who started the IdleNoMore Movement.



NO MINE IN THE PENOKEE HILLS Bad River is under attack under Mining Special Interests in Legislature, the Treaties that Protects and Preserves our Cultural Environment, Lands and the Water, honor them.



* VAWA Indigenous Women Issues Our congress refuses to sign the VAWA Law that has the protections and rights to prosecute non-natives who abuse our Women on Tribal Lands and more, this is important. Global awareness, to Stop the Violence Against Women, Sexual Assault, lack of support for justice departments from leaders of disappearing indigenous women, and children murdered and / or sold into human trafficking.



Sisters and Brothers leading Idle No More, in Madison throughout Wisconsin is: Rachel Byington, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma * Arvina Marin, Ho Chunk Nation Diana Miller, Menominee Nation * Sarah LittlerRedfeather, decent of the Anishinaabe, MN Chippewa Band - White Earth * Sanford LittleEagle, Ho Chunk Nation * Chuck Davis, Sr. We are in Solidarity and active with IdleNoMore Milwaukee.



WE ARE NOT AN ORGANIZATION ... WE ARE GRASSROOTS TRIBAL INDIVIDUALS WORKING TOGETHER TO INITIATE #IDLENOMORE WISCONSIN IN SOLIDARITY WITH CANADA, INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES. - WHEN DONATIONS ARE ASKED, THEY ARE FOR FUNDING OF PERMITS AT OUR MARCHES/EVENTS, SPACE RENTALS AND/OR GAS / TRAVEL EXPENSES FROM THOSE TO ATTEND FROM IMPOVERISHED COMMUNITIES.

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'Water Wednesdays' in Winnipeg focus on protection - Manitoba - CBC News #IdleNoMore to Protect #WATER

'Water Wednesdays' in Winnipeg focus on protection - Manitoba - CBC News #IdleNoMore to Protect #WATER | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

First Nations activists in Winnipeg held a traditional water ceremony on Wednesday to highlight the importance of protecting clean water.

The afternoon ceremony at Memorial Park launched "Water Wednesdays," a nine-week art project that will draw attention to what organizers say is the federal government's "reckless stewardship of our water resources."

 

The project is a call to action by the Idle No More movement, which held protests across the country earlier this year in opposition to the federal Conservative government's controversial omnibus budget legislation.

Protesters and First Nations leaders have said there was a lack of consultation on changes to the bill regarding environmental protection regulations.

 

The federal bill has since passed into law, but Idle No More organizers in Winnipeg say that won't stop them from calling for change.

 

One organizer of Wednesday's event, Michael Champagne, told CBC News most people take access to clean drinking water for granted, but he has met Manitobans who don't have clean water in their own communities.

Champagne said Water Wednesdays will raise awareness of water, which he describes as a resource under threat by deregulation and resource development across Canada.

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A decade of #Enbridge Oil Pipeline Spills @ Ya-Native.com #nosuperiorwi #idlenomore

A decade of #Enbridge Oil Pipeline Spills @ Ya-Native.com #nosuperiorwi #idlenomore | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

 

A decade of Enbridge Oil Pipeline Spills

By Joyce Nelson...

 

2000:: 7513 barrels. Enbridge reported 48 pipeline spills and leaks including a spill of 1500 barrels at Innes, Sask.

 

READ MORE ... they are looking to expand Enbridge connection of the crude tar sands from Alberta Canada through into Superior Wisconsin, along the shores of Lake Superior.

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A decade of Enbridge Oil Pipeline Spills

By Joyce Nelson...

 

2000:: 7513 barrels. Enbridge reported 48 pipeline spills and leaks including a spill of 1500 barrels at Innes, Sask.

 

READ MORE ... they are looking to expand Enbridge connection of the crude tar sands from Alberta Canada through into Superior Wisconsin, along the shores of Lake Superior.

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SIX! Oil Spills in One Week: 'Accidents' or Business as Usual? #idlenomore no #tarsands #keystone #exxon #enbridge

SIX! Oil Spills in One Week: 'Accidents' or Business as Usual? #idlenomore no #tarsands #keystone #exxon #enbridge | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

UPDATE: Since publication of this story this morning, yet another oil spill has come across the wire - a CP Rail spill from a derailment in northern Ontario - raising the total of spills this past week to SIX.


Let's review the record over the last week:   

•  This past friday, ExxonMobil's Pegasus Pipeline coated the streets of Mayflower, Arkansas with what CNN describes as a "smelly, asphalt-like crude" (i.e. diluted bitumen from the Alberta Tar Sands - the same kind the proposed Keystone XL would carry). These photos illustrate the effects of the spill on the sleepy Little Rock suburb - see the viral video captured by a local resident below.

• Enbridge was back at it again last week, with the fourth recorded spill in two months along its Norman Wells Pipeline through the Northwest Territories. The company has leaked an estimated million litres of oil since February, 2011, from this one pipeline, prompting the National Energy Board to order an engineering assessment of the chronically malfunctioning line.

• Meanwhile, back at the Alberta Tar Sands, Suncor was dealing with (and furiously downplaying) a leak from one of its massive waste ponds into the Athabasca River. This comes on the heels of a leaked memo to Conservative Resources Minister Joe Oliver, which acknowledged routine spillage from these ponds throughout the Tar Sands. 

• Over the weekend, Michigan was hit with another spill - this time up to 500 gallons of hydraulic oil spilled into the Lansing Grand Riverduring an equipment malfunction at a local utility.

• For those who would look to rail as an alternative to pipelines for transporting oil, there was the derailment last week of a CP Rail train,spilling an estimated 30,000 gallons of its crude cargo in western Minnesota.

 
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The Tar Sands Disaster @barackobama must do what’s best for America no #keystone #tarsands #idlenomore

The Tar Sands Disaster @barackobama must do what’s best for America no #keystone #tarsands #idlenomore | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

President Obama will be doing Canada a favor if he blocks the Keystone XL pipeline once and for all.

 

The most obvious reason is that tar sands production is one of the world’s most environmentally damaging activities. It wrecks vast areas of boreal forest through surface mining and subsurface production. It sucks up huge quantities of water from local rivers, turns it into toxic waste and dumps the contaminated water into tailing ponds that now cover nearly 70 square miles.

 

Also, bitumen is junk energy. A joule, or unit of energy, invested in extracting and processing bitumen returns only four to six joules in the form of crude oil. In contrast, conventional oil production in North America returns about 15 joules. Because almost all of the input energy in tar sands production comes from fossil fuels, the process generates significantly more carbon dioxide than conventional oil production.

 
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The Tar Sands Disaster ... "Mr. Obama must do what’s best for America. But stopping Keystone XL would be a major step toward stopping large-scale environmental destruction, the distortion of Canada’s economy and the erosion of its democracy."  
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Key Canada climate centre faces closure - Canada’s government says it will no longer fund the facility.

Key Canada climate centre faces closure - Canada’s government says it will no longer fund the facility. | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it
Funding dries up for experimental Lakes Area research project that provides key climate change details.
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Canada’s government says it will no longer fund the facility.

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#TarSands Coal Trains: This Week's Bloopers! #tarsands spilled into the Athabasca River #idlenomore

#TarSands Coal Trains: This Week's Bloopers! #tarsands spilled into the Athabasca River #idlenomore | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

First, a coal train derailed—oops! According to Nola.com: A train carrying coal derailed Monday afternoon while traveling through Kenner. No one was injured, according to Sgt. Brian McGregor, spokesman for the Kenner Police Department.

Tar Sands MishapsNext, a tailing pond from the tar sands spilled into the Athabasca River! Don’t that just beat all? If derailing coal trains isn’t enough to get the hippies protesting coal shipments irate, wait till the anti-Keystone XL people hear about this one. According to that bastion of sane, good hearted news, CNBC:

“Contaminated water may have spilled into the Athabasca River from a broken pipe at Suncor Energy Inc’s oil sands project in northern Alberta, sparking new fears about pollution of the river from the huge oil sands developments on its banks.


The Athabasca is the main source of drinking water for aboriginal[!] and other communities downstream and has been the subject of several controversial reports on its water quality.


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Tar Sands Mishaps - Next, a tailing pond from the tar sands spilled into the Athabasca River! Don’t that just beat all? If derailing coal trains isn’t enough to get the hippies protesting coal shipments irate, wait till the anti-Keystone XL people hear about this one. According to that bastion of sane, good hearted news, CNBC:
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To the Last Drop: Canada's Dirty Oil Sands - Part 2 - @barackobama say NO #keystone #tarsands #dirtyoil

Residents of one Canadian town are engaged in a David and Goliath-style battle over the dirtiest oil project ever known.

Filmmakers: Niobe Thompson and Tom Radford

The small town of Fort Chipewyan in northern Alberta is facing the consequences of being the first to witness the impact of the Tar Sands project, which may be the tipping point for oil development in Canada.

The local community has experienced a spike in cancer cases and dire studies have revealed the true consequences of "dirty oil".

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Shouting match follows protest-shortened C-27 press conference - #IdleNoMore

RAW VIDEO: Idle No More organizer Pam Palmater and Canadian Tax Payers Federation prairie region director Colin Craig have a heated discussion during a scrum following the announcement from Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt that Bill C-27, the First Nations Financial Transparency Act, has received royal assent.

The press conference was interrupted shortly after Valcourt finished speaking. A protestor repeatedly banged a drum and shorted from the back of the room. Security escorted the Minister from the room and other speakers, including Craig and Phyllis Sutherland from Peguis First Nation were not able to comment....Canadian Taxpayers Federation prairie regional director Colin Craig interrupts and shouts at an Idle No More organizer - tells her she is "disgraceful" for fighting bill C-27. 

Meanwhile, apparently the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has no interest in the billions and billions of dollars we spend funding a corrupt, unaccountable, nontransparent and undemocratic government - the Harper Government.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lrMeEC3ub4

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RAW VIDEO: Idle No More organizer Pam Palmater and Canadian Tax Payers Federation prairie region director Colin Craig have a heated discussion during a scrum following the announcement from Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt that Bill C-27, the First Nations Financial Transparency Act, has received royal assent.

The press conference was interrupted shortly after Valcourt finished speaking. A protestor repeatedly banged a drum and shorted from the back of the room. Security escorted the Minister from the room and other speakers, including Craig and Phyllis Sutherland from Peguis First Nation were not able to comment.

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Algonquins of Barriere Lake vs Section 74 of the Indian Act - #IdleNoMore Canadian #NoIndianAct74

Barriere Lake Solidarity has produced this video to help bring attention to the current struggle of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake: The Canadian Government's attempt to take control of the community through an obscure provision of the Indian Act known as Section 74. The video is narrated by Barriere Lake spokesperson Norman Matchewan.


Please visit http://www.barrierelakesolidarity.org/ for more information on what's going on and how you can help. You can also watch this video on Vimeo: Algonquins of Barriere Lake vs Section 74 of the Indian Act.

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Barriere Lake Solidarity has produced this video to help bring attention to the current struggle of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake: The Canadian Government's attempt to take control of the community through an obscure provision of the Indian Act known as Section 74. The video is narrated by Barriere Lake spokesperson Norman Matchewan. --  Please visit http://www.barrierelakesolidarity.org/ for more information on what's going on and how you can help. You can also watch this video on Vimeo: Algonquins of Barriere Lake vs Section 74 of the Indian Act.

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* This is not an Enbridge Kool Aid - this is Mother Earth, and Nibi

THANK YOU! The response to this video has been amazing. I am very grateful. Thank you to everyone who has shared it and signed the petition. If you haven't s...
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This is a response to oil giant Enbridge. Their animation of the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline in which they deleted all the islands in the Douglas Channel in British Columbia Canada.


For more details, check out the news article here :: Enbridge pipelines have already caused irreversable impacts tot the environment including Minnesota, and Michigan and Canada.

 

Article :: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/08/17/lori-waters-enbridge-video-complaint_n_1793400.html?

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Indigenous Peoples in Canada and US Unify Forces with Joint Signing Ceremony of The Save the Fraser Declaration and the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects in Ottawa,...

Indigenous Peoples in Canada and US Unify Forces with Joint Signing Ceremony of The Save the Fraser Declaration and the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects in Ottawa,... | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

Indigenous Peoples in Canada and US Unify Forces with Joint Signing Ceremony of The Save the Fraser Declaration and the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects in Ottawa, Ontario.

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#Idlenomore Harlem Shake Aamjiwnaang Edition *The Indignants* - the children will out dance you any day.

Mar 18, 2013

The IdleNoMore Harlem Shake Aamjiwnaang Edition. During The Ultimate Toxic Tour of Canada's Chemical Valley. Around 100 people took part in the 10 KM toxic walk. March 15th 2013.

Filmed and Edited by Mike Roy
Recorded in Aamjiwnaang, and Sarnia, Ontario Canada (15th March 2013)
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#IdleNoMore, Defenders of the Land form alliance, call for “Sovereignty Summer” | APTN National News

#IdleNoMore, Defenders of the Land form alliance, call for “Sovereignty Summer” | APTN National News | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it
"Idle No More has joined forces with Defenders of the Land and the new alliance plans to launch “escalating action” during what is being called the “Sovereignty Summer,” according to a draft joint declaration obtained by APTN National News.

The alliance has been endorsed by Jessica Gordon, Sylvia McAdam, Sheelah McLean and Nina Wilson, the four founders of Idle No More, along with the movement’s lead organizers, provincial and territorial chapters.

As a result of the alliance, Idle No More has now agreed to support non-violent direct action, including blockades, in the cause of Indigenous rights."
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"Idle No More has joined forces with Defenders of the Land and the new alliance plans to launch “escalating action” during what is being called the “Sovereignty Summer,” according to a draft joint declaration obtained by APTN National News.

The alliance has been endorsed by Jessica Gordon, Sylvia McAdam, Sheelah McLean and Nina Wilson, the four founders of Idle No More, along with the movement’s lead organizers, provincial and territorial chapters.

As a result of the alliance, Idle No More has now agreed to support non-violent direct action, including blockades, in the cause of Indigenous rights."
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President @BarackObama No to #KXL #idlenomore #keystone #tarsands Thanks to Dusan Harminc @OLBLightBrigade

No to KXL // Overpass Light Brigade Music by Mobygratis.com

Overpass Light Brigade shared a link.

We recorded a timelapse video message for President Obama as he ponders his earth altering decision on Keystone XL tar sands pipeline construction. Help us deliver this message to him by sharing and Tweeting it out.
Thanks to Dusan Harminc for the incredible timelapse photography and editing and as always the amazing holders of the light, who worked long hours to make this video message possible.

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Land Activist and Women's Memorial March Committee Member, Carol Martin speaks against Border Security - #IdleNoMore

INM - Please watch and share!!! Defenders of the Land Activist and Women's Memorial March Committee Member, Carol Martin speaks against Border Security Reality tv show.

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INM - Please watch and share!!! Defenders of the Land Activist and Women's Memorial March Committee Member, Carol Martin speaks against Border Security Reality tv show.

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BREAKING! Third major oil spill in a week: Shell pipeline breaks in Texas RT USA #idlenomore #tarsands

BREAKING! Third major oil spill in a week: Shell pipeline breaks in Texas  RT USA #idlenomore #tarsands | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

Thousands of gallons of oil have spilled from a pipeline in Texas, the third accident of its kind in only a week.

 

Shell Pipeline, a unit of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, shut down their West Columbia, Texas, pipeline last Friday after electronic calculations conducted by the US National Response Center showed that upwards of 700 barrels had been lost, amounting to almost 30,000 gallons of crude oil.

By Monday, Shell spokespeople said inspectors found “no evidence” of an oil leak, but days later it was revealed that a breach did occur.

 

Representatives with the US Coast Guard confirmed to Dow Jones on Thursday that roughly 50 barrels of oil spilled from a pipe near Houston, Texas and entered a waterway that connects to the Gulf of Mexico.

 

Meanwhile, though, rescue works in Arkansas have been getting their hands dirty responding to an emergency there. A rupture in ExxonMobil's Pegasus pipeline late last week send thousands of barrels of oil into the small town of Mayflower, around 25 miles outside of Little Rock. Authorities evacuated more than 20 homes in response, and by this Thursday roughly 19,000 barrels had been recovered.

 

Another incident in Canada this week caused an estimated 400 barrels — or roughly 16,800 gallons — of oil to be compromised in northern Ontario when a train derailed. Originally, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said only four barrels were lost in the accident.

  
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BREAKING!!! 3rd major oil spill THIS WEEK in Texas again. And, SHOCKER Oil company says found "no evidence," of an oil leak but "DAYS" later evidence shows YES IT DID! -- "Coast Guard Petty Officer Steven Lehman said that Shell had dispatched clean-up crews that were working hard to correct any damage to Vince Bayou, a small waterway that runs for less than 20 miles from the Houston area into a shipping channel that opens into the Gulf." - -So why is pipelines, expansions, and Keystone a good idea? Something tells me Mother says, NO!

 
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Fasting and Idle No More A Spark Lit the Fire - Native News Network

Fasting and Idle No More A Spark Lit the Fire - Native News Network | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

As Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence embarked on her 44 day fast, which was really a spiritual journey, she demonstrated her courage to do this for her people and it awakened the spirit of nations. Many immediately began their own actions in support. An online event began on December 12 in support of Chief Theresa Spence. The goal was simple and it spiritual.

 

Non-natives have joined in the fight because much of the changes already in place and the many more to come will impact the entire Turtle Island and that is a cause for great concern. Our waterways are at a high risk for pollution now and with very little protection many communities will sink deeper into poverty. The ecosystem cannot survive if it not protected, life on our Mother Earth will become extinct.

 

So I applaud everyone who has decided to stand up and speak out. We cannot allow things to continue the way they have been, our future generations need us to remind our governments how important it is to protect environment, lives and the rights of the First Nations. The fire has been lit and it is up to us to keep it burning for the sake of all my relations.

 

- This article published in the Spring issue of Whisper n Thunder www.whispernthunder.org

- Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Whisper-n-Thunder-Fan-Page/145996572092902?fref=ts

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So I applaud everyone who has decided to stand up and speak out. We cannot allow things to continue the way they have been, our future generations need us to remind our governments how important it is to protect environment, lives and the rights of the First Nations. The fire has been lit and it is up to us to keep it burning for the sake of all my relations.

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YES! Magazine - Google+ - At Seattle Idle No More Event, A Mix of Ceremony and…

YES! Magazine - Google+ - At Seattle Idle No More Event, A Mix of Ceremony and… | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it
YES! MagazineMar 28, 2013 (edited)  -  PublicAt Seattle Idle No More Event, A Mix of Ceremony and Protest

[PHOTOS] Saturday's +First Nations Idle No More event showed that a beach can be perfect for a protest drawing attention to the relationship between people and water: http://bit.ly/Yi12rz

[Photo by Kristin Hugo]
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Idle No More made the yes! cut in Google+ !!! Aho! Congratulations! <3

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H2OIL : Fort Chipewyan are already paying the price - cancer leading to genocide #tarsands

H2OIL : Fort Chipewyan are already paying the price - cancer leading to genocide #tarsands | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

In the vast, pristine forests of Western Canada, the ‘war for water’ has already begun…

Thanks to Alberta’s Athabasca oil sands, Canada is now the biggest oil supplier to the United States. A controversial billion-dollar industry is heavily invested in extracting crude from the tarry sands through a process so toxic it has become an international cause for concern. Four barrels of glacier-fed spring water are used to process each barrel of oil, then are dumped, laden with carcinogens, into leaky tailings ponds so huge they can be seen from space. Downstream, the people of Fort Chipewyan are already paying the price for what will be one of the largest industrial projects in history. When a local doctor raises the alarm about clusters of rare cancers, evidence mounts for industry and government cover-ups. In a time when wars are fought over oil and a crisis looms over access to clean fresh water, which resource is more precious? And what price are we willing to pay? — Gisèle Gordon.

 

H2Oil: The Documentary on Facebook
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Tipping Point - 
The Age of the Oil Tar Sands - CBC 2011
The End of Oil

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CPR Oil Spills Mount for Railroads - derailed trains, shipment accidents, pipe ruptures - needs to stop

CPR Oil Spills Mount for Railroads - derailed trains, shipment accidents, pipe ruptures - needs to stop | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

A train carrying crude oil to Chicago derailed in western Minnesota and spilled up to 714 barrels, state officials said, the biggest recent accident in a growing number of railroad leaks of crude.

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A train carrying crude oil to Chicago derailed in western Minnesota and spilled up to 714 barrels, state officials said, the biggest recent accident in a growing number of railroad leaks of crude.

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Barriere Lake Solidarity - #IdleNoMore Canada #NoIndianAct74

Barriere Lake Solidarity - #IdleNoMore Canada #NoIndianAct74 | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

Current struggle of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake: The Canadian Government's attempt to take control of the community through an obscure provision of the Indian Act known as Section 74. The video is narrated by Barriere Lake spokesperson Norman Matchewan.


Please visit http://www.barrierelakesolidarity.org/ for more information on what's going on and how you can help. You can also watch this video on Vimeo: Algonquins of Barriere Lake vs Section 74 of the Indian Act.

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Current struggle of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake: The Canadian Government's attempt to take control of the community through an obscure provision of the Indian Act known as Section 74. The video is narrated by Barriere Lake spokesperson Norman Matchewan.


Please visit http://www.barrierelakesolidarity.org/ for more information on what's going on and how you can help. You can also watch this video on Vimeo: Algonquins of Barriere Lake vs Section 74 of the Indian Act.

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Sylvia McAdam: Canada and a devastated indigenous land - #idlenomore #WATER #keystone #tarsands

Sylvia McAdam: Canada and a devastated indigenous land - #idlenomore #WATER #keystone #tarsands | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

The recent passing of laws allowing exploitation of indigenous territories is causing irreparable damages to communities, communities who ask for respect for their sovereignty and their essencially life-giving natural resources.

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Important INM article on human rights violations against Indigenous peoples and ongoing environmental destruction. Please read and share!

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German research institute pulls out of Canadian #tarsands project - #idlenomore #keystone @idlenomorenews

German research institute pulls out of Canadian #tarsands project - #idlenomore #keystone @idlenomorenews | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE / Germany’s largest and most prestigious research institute has pulled out of a Canadian government-funded CAN$25 million research project into sustainable solutions to tar sands pollution, citing fears for its environmental...
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German Research Institute Pulls Out of Canadian Tar Sands Project
http://www.euractiv.com/science-policymaking/german-research-institute-pulls-news-518608

“It’s a clear signal that Canada’s energy and climate policy is not accepted by the international community."

"Doing research in this constellation could have had reputational problems for us, especially after Canada’s withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol."

Canada’s tar sands deposits contain twice the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by global oil use in HUMAN HISTORY, according to James Hansen, the head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

An atmosphere of patriotism has been stirred around tar sands by a massive PR campaign involving advertisements on national TV and in cinemas. "A number of high level EU decision makers have stated that the Canadian lobbying effort goes beyond what is considered acceptable." But due to the damage the Tar Sands are doing to Canada's reputation, economy and environment, IT IS ANTI-CANADIAN TO SUPPORT THE TAR SANDS. To support the Tar Sands is to hate Canada, to hate life itself.

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Profile of a courageous campaigner - meet Crystal Lameman #idlenomore no #tarsands #keystone

Profile of a courageous campaigner - meet Crystal Lameman #idlenomore no #tarsands #keystone | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it
Profile of a courageous campaigner - meet Crystal Lameman - RAVEN is so proud to be working with Crystal - her fierce dedication and determination are inspiring! - CANADA - Profile on Beaver Lake Cree activist Crystal Lameman and the great work being done to highlight the cause

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CANADA - Profile on Beaver Lake Cree activist Crystal Lameman and the great work being done to highlight the cause ...tar sands, and pipelines.

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Sustainable Man Vs. The #Keystone XL Pipeline | Watch Now - #idlenomore with us @barackobama protect our lands, and water

Sustainable Man Vs. The #Keystone XL Pipeline | Watch Now - #idlenomore with us @barackobama protect our lands, and water | IDLE NO MORE WISCONSIN | Scoop.it

We attended the "Forward On Climate Rally" and made this video about it. Thanks to all those we met and agreed to be a part of the video. Vandana Shiva said "When you do the right thing by the Earth, she gives you great company" and we've certainly found that to be true.

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We attended the "Forward On Climate Rally" and made this video about it. Thanks to all those we met and agreed to be a part of the video. Vandana Shiva said "When you do the right thing by the Earth, she gives you great company" and we've certainly found that to be true.

Read more: vision, energy, climate change
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