All Out for Wedzin Kwa: Interview with a Leader of the Gidimt’en Checkpoint
The Wet’suwet’en-operated Gidimt’en checkpoint is at the forefront of a struggle against the Canadian Coastal GasLink pipeline. All out for Wedzin Kwa!
Left VoiceDecember 16, 2021
Five Indigenous Struggles You Should Support on Thanksgiving
While Thanksgiving is an opportunity to spend time with family and community, it also represents the whitewashing of the country’s genocide of Native Americans. Here we present five Indigenous struggles that you can support today.
Sam CarlinerNovember 25, 2021
Native Occupation of Alcatraz Island Began on This Day in 1969
Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the start of what would become a year-and-a-half-long occupation of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay in 1969 by 89 Native Americans and their supporters. It was a remarkable demonstration of Indigenous resistance self-organization and helped launch a broader struggle.
Emma LeeNovember 20, 2021
Thousands in Ecuador Protest the Government’s Austerity Measures
Thousands have taken to the streets in Ecuador to protest increases in fuel prices and the government’s austerity measures. But the union and social movement leaderships are not putting forward a serious plan of struggle to defeat these plans through a real national strike.
Diego SacchiOctober 28, 2021
Indigenous Communities in Colombia Are Being Persecuted, Disappeared, and Displaced
Indigenous people in Colombia are being murdered, disappeared, and displaced. But the Duque government refuses to address their rights and prefers to stigmatize them.
Begonia DSeptember 23, 2021
Thousands of Indigenous Activists are Resisting Land Grabs and Ecocide in Brazil
Brazil’s Indigenous peoples are resisting capitalist attacks on their land enabled by the Bolsonaro government. As Brazil’s Supreme Court stands poised to advance these attacks, the international working class must show solidarity with the “Struggle for Life.”
Sam CarlinerSeptember 1, 2021
Mexico: AMLO Installs a Replica Aztec Temple While He Dispossesses Indigenous Communities
The Mexican government pays lip service to indigenous struggle, all while dispossessing indigenous communities.
Óscar FernándezAugust 12, 2021
“We Can’t Make the Bleeding Stop on Our Own”: Interview with a Native Water Protector in Minnesota
A Native water protector at the #StopLine3 actions in Minnesota spoke with Left Voice about how fossil fuel extraction connects to the history of violence against Indigenous Communities.
Sam CarlinerJuly 16, 2021
Apologies Are Not Enough: Residential Schools and the Fight for Indigenous Rights
Less than a month after the uncovering of 215 unmarked graves of indigenous children at Kamloops Indian Residential School, another harrowing discovery revealed an additional 751 graves at the site of the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.
Emma LeeJuly 10, 2021
Canadians Rise Up Against the Country’s History of Genocide
In recent weeks, as the horrors perpetrated in the Canadian governments residential schools have been crystalized by the discovery of a series of mass graves of Indigenous children killed in the system, the country has erupted in a spate of Catholic churches burnt, church buildings covered by graffiti, and statues of those whose responsible for the murders toppled.
Rob LyonsJuly 6, 2021