The proclamation states Asheville was built on the homelands and villages of native people who lived here before the Americas were settled.
Sage Dunston, and other members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, came for Tuesday night’s vote.
Duke Energy Wants to Build a $5 Billion Pipeline Through Eastern North Carolina. They’ll Have to Go Through Marvin Winstead First. | News Feature | Indy Week
“There’s no question that, if you look into it, Native American communities are disproportionately impacted,” Winstead says. “These companies are driven by greed. To me, they’re traitors to society. They’re compromising our safety, our health, and they are harming the air that you breathe.” Source: Duke Energy Wants to Build a $5 Billion Pipeline Through […]
How the Climate Crisis Is Pushing Central Americans Out of Their Homes Toward the U.S. | Democracy Now!
Source: How the Climate Crisis Is Pushing Central Americans Out of Their Homes Toward the U.S. | Democracy Now!
By Isaac Windes | Cronkite News Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 WASHINGTON – A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a Republican bill that would sharply curtail the Antiquities Act, which allows presidents to order the creation of national monuments. The House Natural Resources Committee also rejected, by the same party-line vote, a Democratic measure […]