27 Apr '14, 5am

Cowboys and Indians stage a feisty #KeystoneXL protest #tarsands #NoKXL #CNDpoli

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Visitors to the National Mall this week might have noticed an unusual addition to the monuments and Smithsonian museums: a collection of tipis. They were brought there by groups of Native Americans and Canadian First Nations, from as far away as British Columbia, and set up as an encampment to convince President Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. They were the central staging ground for a week of action, culminating in a march and rally on Saturday, by the Reject and Protect coalition. The theme of the week: “Cowboys and Indians.” It may sound strange to name a progressive movement after a politically incorrect and outdated children’s game. But the metaphor is surprisingly apt. The coalition is an alliance between those famous historical adversaries: North America’s indigenous people and the ranchers and farmers with whom they share the R...

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grist.org 27 Apr '14, 3am

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Visitors to the National Mall this week might have noticed an unusual addition to the monuments and Smi...

Cowboys and Indians stage a feisty Keystone XL ...

grist.org 27 Apr '14, 3am

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Visitors to the National Mall this week might have noticed an unusual addition to the monuments and Smi...

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350.org 26 Apr '14, 7pm

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SLIDESHOW: Thousands March at #RejectAndProtect @ecowatch @dhlovelife @Neilyoung @350 #NoKXL

SLIDESHOW: Thousands March at #RejectAndProtect...

ecowatch.com 27 Apr '14, 2pm

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amazonwatch.org 26 Apr '14, 9pm

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nctx.co.uk 26 Apr '14, 11am

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Anti-nuclear protesters stage #Taipei blockade

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straitstimes.com 27 Apr '14, 11am

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Greenpeace sends new protest ship to meet Russia's first Arctic oil tanker @afp

Greenpeace sends new protest ship to meet Russi...

channelnewsasia.com 28 Apr '14, 11am

THE HAGUE: Greenpeace on Monday sent a protest ship to meet a Russian tanker carrying the first oil drilled offshore in th...

#Greenpeace sends new protest ship as first Russian Arctic oil arrives

#Greenpeace sends new protest ship as first Rus...

channelnewsasia.com 28 Apr '14, 12pm

THE HAGUE: Greenpeace on Monday sent a protest ship to meet a Russian tanker carrying the first oil drilled offshore in th...