Louisa Willcox

From Pipelines to Grizzly Bears, Tribal Nations Are Engaged in a Fierce Fight Against Govt. for the Rights of Nature

In an unprecedented series of events, Tribes from across North America are rising up to protect land, water and wildlife such as the sacred grizzly bear from degradation by greedy corporations. In one of the latest developments, Chief Stanley Grier of the Piikani Nation of the Blackfeet Confederacy submitted a declaration to Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell reaffirming their opposition to removal of federal protections for the Yellowstone grizzly bear (“delisting”) and support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their protest against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) (link).  

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