Damita Brown talks with Christine Nobliss, Founder of Great Plains Action Society about Native American issues and how they intersect with Black issues: voter suppression; Covid-19 impact; missing, murdered and exploited women; land theft; gun violence and more. Support independent media at wortfm.org or call 608-256-2001!
Native Hawaiian activists have been protesting a massive telescope project planned for the Mauna Kea mountain on Hawaii’s Big Island. Protests began in October 2014, when plans were first announced for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). With construction of the TMT scheduled to restart, protesters gathered to block road access starting on July 13, 2019. […]
“Every conservation battle has to be fought over and over again,” says Stephen Trimble. Right now, environmental activists in Utah are working to restore full protections to two national monuments, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, both of which have been massively reduced by the Trump administration. For today’s episode, we learn about the Native history […]
Today on the show, we look at Indigenous resistance movements and environmental activism in Latin America. First, reporter Reynard Loki discusses the Waorani resistance to oil activity in Ecuador. Then, journalist Karla Mendes gives on-the-ground information about the fight for land rights in Brazil under the Bolsonaro administration. Reynard Loki is editor and chief correspondent […]