Native Tribes Unite to Fight the Keystone Pipeline and Government 'Disrespect'
Robert Boos - PRI
go to original
February 19, 2015

Native Americans march during an anti-Keystone XL protest in Washington on April 26, 2014. (Stephen Melkisethian)

The Keystone XL pipeline may have divided advocates and lawmakers in Washington, but the controversial project has also united a wide group of Native American tribes whose lands the pipes would cross.

 

This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.

The proposed pipeline would run for 1,179 miles from southern Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico, crossing through six states and the territories of numerous tribes from the Dene and Creek Nations to the Omaha, Ho-chunk and Panka tribes.

These tribal nations say the US government has failed to adequately consult and negotiate the matter with them, despite the direct effect the pipeline’s route would have on their lands.

A map showing the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline and its path through tribal lands. (Robert Boos)

Read the rest at PRI

 

Above All Else: A Stand Against Corporate Bullying Becomes a Rallying Cry for Climate Protesters(SXSW)

We invite you to add your charity or supporting organizations' news stories and coming events to PVAngels so we can share them with the world. Do it now!

You Can Make a Difference

Coronavirus - How You Can HelpIf you would like to donate directly to the non-profits in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, here are some suggestions you may want to consider to help our local communities in this time of greatest need.

Coronavirus - How You Can Help

Local News

Discover Vallarta-Nayarit

Banderas Bay offers 34 miles of incomparable coastline in the states of Jalisco and Nayarit, and is home to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit's many great destinations.