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Tensions rise over Ipperwash Beach
InsideHalton.com
Ontario Provincial Police — who fatally shot George in the 1995 standoff and now have a special framework for handling aboriginal protest actions — monitored the situation. Their spokesman for the area wasn't available Sunday. Requests for meetings ...

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Sun, Dec 07, 2014, Continue reading at the source

WA Traditional Owners converge on Perth to protest Heritage Act changes
ABC Online
MARK COLVIN: More than 60 traditional owners from all over Western Australia converged on parliament in Perth today, protesting planned changes to the state's Aboriginal Heritage Act. They say they haven't been consulted over the changes, which they ...

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Thu, Nov 20, 2014, Continue reading at the source

The Age

The Age

WAR declared at Aboriginal G20 gathering
The Age
... you're a native in South Africa, whether you're Irish or Scottish, we want to have discussions and dialogue with you," he said. "Because we feel the exact same yoke of oppression, just like you do." Another Aboriginal protest will be held on ...
G20: Hundreds march against Aboriginal deaths in custody ahead of summitYahoo!7 News
G20 Brisbane: protesters complain of police overkillBrisbane Times
Aboriginals use G20 to call attention to plightGulf Times

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Fri, Nov 14, 2014, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

G20: Indigenous protesters rally in Brisbane CBD ahead of leaders' summit
ABC Online
About 100 people gathered in Brisbane ahead of the G20 leaders' summit to protest against the treatment of Indigenous Australians. The group converged on Roma Street in the CBD this morning, with many draped in Aboriginal flags and holding placards.
G20 protesters: Police warn Anonymous activists risk arrest if they wear masks ...Courier Mail

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Mon, Nov 10, 2014, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Painted protesters march against NT's McArthur River zinc mine 'pollution'
ABC Online
Protesters opposed to one of the world's largest zinc mines have painted their faces white and called for an end to what they say is destruction of their local environment. People from the Borroloola area in remote eastern Northern Territory marched ...

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Mon, Oct 13, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Aboriginal protest over Gatineau dig site taken down
CBC.ca
Police have removed an aboriginal group that had occupied a portion of Jacques Cartier Boulevard in Gatineau, Que., in protest over infrastructure work at the site of a recent archaeological dig, one day after a city deadline to vacate the area. The ...

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Fri, Sep 19, 2014, Continue reading at the source

TheChronicleHerald.ca

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Wastewater leak cleanup continues amid aboriginal protest in Pictou County
Cape Breton Post
ABERCROMBIE POINT, N.S. (CP) — Nova Scotia's Environment Department says pumper trucks were on the site Friday of a wastewater spill in Pictou County as aboriginal protesters continued to block repair efforts.
NS: McNeil reiterates commitment to clean up after Northern Pulp mill leakDaily Business Buzz - Nova Scotia

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Sat, Jun 14, 2014, Continue reading at the source

STORIFY: Aboriginal protest shuts Belleville-area road
Northumberland News
BELLEVILLE, Ont. - First Nations protesters forced the closure of a rural road east of Belleville on Monday as part of their call for a federal inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women. Provincial police shut down the road (Shannonville Road ...

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Mon, Mar 03, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Australian flag burnt by protesters
Sydney Morning Herald
The escalation came as Prime Minister Julia Gillard said she was unaware of claims one of her staffers may have triggered yesterday's ugly Aboriginal protest, which culminated in her being dragged from a Canberra restaurant by her security team. A ...

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Fri, Jan 27, 2012, Continue reading at the source

Gillard, Abbott escorted under guard amid Aboriginal Tent Embassy protest
The Australian
JULIA Gillard and Tony Abbott have been bundled out of a Canberra restaurant after the building was rushed by Aboriginal protesters today. The Prime Minister and Opposition Leader were trapped in the building for about 30 minutes as about 100 activists ...
PM Julia Gillard and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott trapped in Aboriginal ...The Daily Telegraph (blog)
Australian PM Julia Gillard rescued by police after aboriginal protestTNT Magazine
Aboriginal activists attack Gillard, Abbott on Australia DayNEWS.com.au
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Thu, Jan 26, 2012, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Controversial Law in Brazil Sees Indigenous Clash With Police; Law Fails
Indian Country Today Media Network
Last week the Brazilian Congress shelved a proposed constitutional amendment that would have taken territorial demarcation rights away from indigenous communities following a dramatic protest where police prevented activists from confronting lawmakers ...

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

How One Indigenous Woman Took On a Multinational Mining Corporation... And ...
Intercontinental Cry
This mine is widely opposed by peasant, worker, and indigenous peoples in the region, who have protested its resource extraction, exploitation, displacement, and environmental harm with with mass marches and general strikes. When Yanacocha sought to ...

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Take the Chains Off: The Struggle for Racial Justice Continues
Truth-Out
The people are rising against the state, demanding justice it cannot give and the state cannot crush the protests without risking more rebellion. A great collision is coming, driven by a question that has been asked repeatedly for nearly four centuries ...

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Sun, Dec 21, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Port Angeles considering Indigenous People's Day
The Spokesman Review
But Italian-Americans consider Columbus Day to essentially celebrate their contributions to American culture, and some groups have protested the celebration of Indigenous People's Day on that holiday. Port Angeles Mayor Dan Di Guilio, who is of Italian ...

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Sun, Dec 21, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Gratitude for the defense of the rights of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil
Intercontinental Cry
Those individuals affected sought to exercise the right of defense of their interests by means of demonstration, of the protest movement, of contesting a society that in their view, by means of their representatives, stood in opposition to them ...

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Sun, Dec 21, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Port Angeles considering Indigenous People's Day
Daily Astorian
But Italian-Americans consider Columbus Day to essentially celebrate their contributions to American culture, and some groups have protested the celebration of Indigenous People's Day on that holiday. Port Angeles Mayor Dan Di Guilio, who is of Italian ...

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Sat, Dec 20, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

PEC 215: No vote by special commission of Brazilian House
Intercontinental Cry
A large police contingent was mobilized under the order of the president of the House, Henrique Eduardo Alves (PMDB / RN), to prevent the entry of protesters. Indigenous peoples protesting the PEC were repressed and six of them were arrested. The vice ...

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Sat, Dec 20, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Civil Rights Marches Versus the Right to Puke
CounterPunch
The New York Daily News, for example, breathlessly declared: “Police said Sunday that they had arrested a hooligan who assaulted two police officers during protests on the Brooklyn Bridge overnight.” The paper made sure to ... Racism began to be ...

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Naples Daily News

Naples Daily News

A path runs through it: Miccosukee tribe protests River of Grass Greenway project
Naples Daily News
Quiet protest greeted a public-input meeting last Thursday about the proposed River of Grass Greenway project, which would create a 75-mile-long asphalt or concrete trail between Miami and Naples along Tamiami Trail. In a 15-page written objection to ...

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Thu, Dec 18, 2014, Continue reading at the source

UPI.com

UPI.com

Indigenous protesters clash with Brazil police inside National Congress
UPI.com
"The indigenous people were not consulted on the bills," said Sonia Guajajara, the national coordinator of Brazil's Association of Indigenous Peoples. Armed with bows and arrows, the group of 30 protesters tried to enter Tuesday's committee session but ...
Indigenous group clashes with police outside Brazilian CongressGlobal Times
Indigenous group clashes with police in RioIANS

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Wed, Dec 17, 2014, Continue reading at the source
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