US Tribal Leaders Present President Obama with Mother Earth Accord Opposing Keystone XL

News — the tar sands action team December 6, 2011 @ 2:55 pm

Rosebud Sioux Nation President Rodney Bordeaux

US and Canadian Indigenous Peoples United To Stop Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Monday, December 5, 2011

Washington DC-A delegation of US Tribal leaders gathered together in Washington DC, during the third annual

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Strategy Session Debrief Notes

News — the tar sands action team @ 12:45 pm

Last night hundreds of us joined a national conference call to debrief what was discussed in our movement strategy sessions last week. We couldn’t get a recording of the call, but we did take notes. Here’s what was discussed:

Thanks

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Tonight! Movement Strategy Sessions Debrief

News — the tar sands action team December 5, 2011 @ 6:13 pm

Friends –

We tried something new this past week.

For the first time ever, we had a nationwide brainstorm — a collaborative “movement strategy session” to chart the path ahead. Thousands of people have contributed ideas, either online or in …

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Getting back in gear – Big oil fights back with back room deals to pass Keystone XL

News — the tar sands action team @ 4:51 pm

Dear Gang,

Well, our temporary delay of the Keystone Pipeline may be even more temporary than we’d hoped.

In the last few days a team of industry-funded Senators and Congressmen have introduced bills designed to force almost immediate approval of …

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Movement Strategy Session Debrief Call: Tonight!

News — the tar sands action team @ 2:33 pm

Tonight we’ll be meeting back up to debrief what was discussed during the movement strategy sessions last week. Here is information about the call:

What: Climate Movement Strategy Sessions Debrief Call
When: Monday December 5th, 9 PM Eastern …

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BC First Nations Unite to Declare Province-Wide Opposition to Crude Oil Pipeline and Tanker Expansion

News — the tar sands action team @ 2:01 pm

VANCOUVER, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Dec 01, 2011 — First Nations, whose unceded territory encompasses the entire coastline of British Columbia, have formed a united front, banning all exports of tar sands crude oil through their territories, and effectively …

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Movement Strategy Session Video Chat

Uncategorized — the tar sands action team November 30, 2011 @ 9:22 pm

Terrific talking to everyone tonight! Looking forward to hearing from you soon.

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Indigenous Leaders Will Hand Obama Emergency Mother Earth Accord, Say Face To Face No Keystone XL

News — the tar sands action team @ 6:29 pm

2011-11-30-ShutDowntheTarSands.jpgPhoto credit: Shadia Fayne Wood
In the ongoing fight to keep tarsands oil in the ground, no group has been more vocal, more consistent, and more effective than native and indigenous groups on both sides of the border.

When I …

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Something really big is underway

News — the tar sands action team November 29, 2011 @ 3:47 pm

Friends-

I’ve been on the road the past couple of weeks, meeting up with folks in Colorado and Ohio, and I must say: everywhere I go, I can tell something really big is underway.

Between stopping Keystone in its tracks

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Planning What's Next for the Climate Movement

News — the tar sands action team November 28, 2011 @ 7:23 pm

This Wednesday, the Tar Sands Action will be meeting to discuss the future of our movement.

We just won an important victory against Keystone XL, and folks across North America are meeting up this week to discuss how to keep

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