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  • Collective Power Grows in Grieving Community of Stolen Lives

    May 12, 2020
    Roseville, MN – Dozens of family members from across the United States gathered in Minnesota in March for the third annual weekend of events honoring Cordale Handy and other victims of police terror and community violence. As family members continue to mourn the loss of…...
  • Another Immigrant Claims Sanctuary from Deportation in Colorado

    February 14, 2020
    Denver, CO – Like others who have claimed sanctuary from deportation, Jorge Araiza Ávila decided to skip his appointment with an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official on December 10, 2019, and instead, took refuge at Park Hill United Methodist Church and Temple Micah. On…...
  • ‘Not Your Mascot’ Protest in Minnesota Takes Aim at Washington Football Team Name

    October 24, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – Native American activists and allies, along with a coalition of tribal governments and organizations, are protesting to urge the National Football League team ‘Redskins’ to change their name. This is part of a national movement called #NotYourMascot urging institutions to not use…...
  • EPA to Hear Public Comments in Proposed Uranium Mine in Black Hills

    October 5, 2019
    Hot Springs, SD – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public comment hearing on their two updated draft permits concerning the Dewey Burdock proposed in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium mine and its proposed disposal of treated uranium mining waste fluids into the Minnelusa…...
  • Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum

    August 29, 2019
    Sioux City, IA – Eleven of the candidates in the upcoming 2020 United States Presidential elections participated in a first-of-its-kind event, the “Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.” The forum, named for Native American civil rights leader Frank LaMere, took place over August 19-20 2019…...
  • Maunakea Protectors Supported at Gathering at Dakota Sacred Site

    July 29, 2019
    St.Paul, MN – Sunday, July 28 Indigenous peoples and allies gathered to share prayer, story, song, and dance to support the Kia’i (Protectors) of the mountain Maunakea, in Hawaii, which is held sacred to the Kanaka Maoli Ohana (Native Hawaiians). The gathering in Minnesota was…...
  • Puerto Rico / Borikén Solidarity Action in Minnesota

    July 22, 2019
    St. Paul, MN – On July 22, 2019 a Puerto Rico solidarity rally and march was organized to take place downtown at 3:30 p.m. in the capitol of Minnesota. Protests have been happening world-wide in solidarity with the Boricuan #RickyRenuncia movement, which saw social media…...
  • Italian Social Center XM24 Supporters Face Down National Agenda to Close Self-Organized Spaces

    June 27, 2019
    Bologna, Italy – The autonomous public space XM24 in Bologna is one of the latest organizations to come under pressure from Italian authorities aiming to evict and disperse them. National politicians such as Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, a leader of the far-right Northern League (Lega…...
  • CO Community Gathers Outside GEO ICE Facility on Longest Day of Year

    June 21, 2019
    Aurora, CO – Friday marks the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year. Often the solstice is an especially dangerous day for those who are walking through the desert along the U.S.-Mexico border in search of relief in the United States. Community…...
  • Minnesotans Rally in Support of Ilhan Omar during Trump Visit

    April 17, 2019
    Burnsville, MN – Minnesotans gathered to support Minnesota US Representative Ilhan Omar after President Donald Trump shared a tweet on his social media that Congresswoman Omar stated caused increased death threats against her. The Congresswoman’s supporters were met by Trump supporters who arrived to cheer…...