Posts Tagged with "Grassy Narrows"

Old Growth Conference Call Recording – click to listen

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

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LINK to the Grassy Conference Call – click here to listen On June 19th, 2008, RAN hosted a conference call to discuss the Old Growth Campaign’s part in the Indigenous lead efforts that brought us to the tremendous news that AbitibiBowater had decided it was time to leave the Whiskey Jack forest in the traditional [...]

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Hundreds Kick off a Week of Protest in Toronto

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

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Update: Photos can be found here and here. RAN joined with more than a dozen other groups to sponsor a week-long occupation of the Ontario Legislature in Ontario. Pictures and news reports are below. Event details can be found here. Independent News Coverage Paul Terefenko, “Natives Stake Their Claim.” Now Magazine. May 29, 2008 Judy [...]

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Grassy Narrows women take action

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

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Last week women from Grassy went out to the edges of their land, near where some cutting of the forest is still taking place. One of the women sent out this statement: We will go there to feel a little bit of the suffering the land is feeling. We will go there to feel the [...]

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All Eyes on OfficeMax and Grand&Toy

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

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Reports and pictures are just starting to roll in from the dozens of actions at OfficeMax and Grand & Toy locations throughout the US and Canada. Early this morning, Activists in Toronto locked themselves to the Headquarters of Grand & Toy for the better part of an hour somehow negotiating their way out with no [...]

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Grassy Narrows Clan Mothers Issue Eviction Notice

Thursday, December 13, 2007

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There’s few details available, but it sounds like action may be brewing in Grassy Narrows. The message below was forwarded along with this eviction notice late last night from Judy Da Silva, a clan mother and one of many women leading the grassroots effort to end clearcut logging there. These 4 women are out there [...]

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Grassy Narrows Blockade 5th Anniversary

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

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Last Friday marked the 5th anniversary of the logging road blockade at Grassy Narrows. Judy DaSilva, a clan mother from Grassy Narrows and member of the grassroots effort to end clear cut logging there, offered these thoughts. December 2, 2002 Grassy Narrows People (& youth) decided to put up a road blockade on a logging [...]

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Pointing the finger

Friday, September 21, 2007

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Just winding down from a great event in Toronto this afternoon. RAN teamed up with the Christian Peacemaker Teams to influence the elections coming up here in Ontario. Volunteers worked on the massive banner for weeks. Today it found a home on the lawn of Queen’s Park, the provincial legislature. The message was simple: “native [...]

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Victory for Indigenous rights at the UN

Thursday, September 13, 2007

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This Report just came from Rainy Blue Cloud of the International Forum on Globalization from the floor at the UN General Assembly Dear Indigenous sisters and brothers, NGO partners and other friends, I am very pleased to be writing to you directly from the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations Headquarters in New York [...]

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