Calling all snake handlers! The Black Snake is a monster long prophesied by the Lakota people that will desecrate the Lakota’s sacred sites, poison the water, and ultimately destroy the world. The resemblance between the … Read more
This week saw some extremely ominous news from Giniw Collective: This is yet another major escalation in police repression and transparently illegal…but who enforces the law when it’s “law enforcement” who are the criminals? In … Read more
From Giniw Collective, dated June 23, 2021: The struggle against Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline continued with another civil disobedience action Wednesday morning. Five Water Protectors locked themselves to a horizontal directional drill … Read more
An incredible action. When we headed back to the blockade site this morning, there were still 4 people locked to the boat blocking the road into the site. A few people across the road stayed overnight to provide some support. Activists with a lot of direct action experience and skills, and those with little or none, all worked together beautifully.
Finally, after 7 years of Indigenous-led resistance to Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline expansion (NOT replacement) project, the huge Treaty People Gathering with thousands on site broke through mainstream media silence. Media coverage helps protect people doing … Read more
On a bright sunny Friday morning, activists fighting climate catastrophe gathered in Cully Park, in the largest numbers since the pandemic struck last year. 350PDX provided bright sunflower umbrellas while newly vaccinated comrades greeted each other with hugs. On the 5-year anniversary of the Mosier train derailment, we were there to tell the media and the City of Portland to deny the Land Use Compatibility Statement that Zenith Energy needs to get an air quality permit from the Department of Environmental Quality.
Every weekday during morning and evening rush hours, you can join activists around the city to hold banners on overpasses and near busy intersections to raise awareness to the general public about the fight to Stop … Read more
Here’s what I learned in Minnesota: Pipelines are not a climate change issue. They’re an Indigenous issue with global consequences. Pipelines always run through Indigenous territories because they’re politically disenfranchised, the result of half a millennium of persecution and genocide. It’s the path of least resistance.
While some XRPDX and 350PDX members are in Minnesota for the Treaty People Gathering, here in Portland we will hold a solidarity action, Monday, June 7th, at 4 pm outside the downtown Chase bank (811 … Read more