27 Feb '17, 9pm

Native Nations Rise from Standing Rock to the Amazon #NoDAPL

At Amazon Watch, we felt a profound sadness last Wednesday when the protests camps at Standing Rock were fully evacuated and destroyed. Like many of you, we had visited, prayed, rallied, and spoken out in support of the rights of indigenous peoples to defend their sacred territory and water. But the Standing Rock struggle, and the movement of indigenous peoples across the continent to defend their land and the environment, is nowhere near over. It continues in the courts and in bank lobbies, but above all – and this part is so important – Standing Rock was an awakening. It brought together indigenous communities from around the world, and it inspired countless allies to stand up for indigenous rights and environmental justice. And that movement building continues. We encourage everyone to join us on March 7-10 as we participate in the Native Nations Rise march and days of ...

Full article: http://amazonwatch.org/news/2017/0227-native-nations-rise...

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