Sign on to Protect Onondaga Lake – Support the Indian Law Alliance Petition

Onondaga Lake, near Syracuse, NY, was once beautiful and healthy. It is culturally and spiritually important to the Haudenosaunee (also known as the Iroquois or Six Nations). People should be able to drink the water, eat the fish, swim, and walk Onondaga Lake’s shores without worry. Sign a petition to protect the lake.

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TOU Joins American Indian Law Alliance to Recommend Water Study at UN

Intervention at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: We recommend that a study on sacred waters be conducted on the effects of extractive industries’ impacts on freshwater in North and South America (Turtle Island) including groundwater and sacred waters.

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Haudenosaunee Delegation Takes Fight for Onondaga Lake to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

The Haudenosaunee are taking their fight to restore Onondaga Lake – and by extension all Indigenous lands and waters contaminated and polluted by UN Member States – to the United Nations, calling on the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues to raise their voices in support of restoring Mother Earth.

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American Indian Law Alliance: Indigenous Voices Must Not Be Excluded from UN

“The suggestion of this draft by Member States that only a select few be allowed to voice concerns regarding human rights violations is unacceptable. The UNPFII was created by Indigenous Peoples for the purpose to voice our opposition to egregious human rights violations… Our right to self-determination is not negotiable.”

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Amazonian Tribe Seizes Military Helicopter and Takes Government Officials Hostage After Oil Spill

The Amazonian tribe is holding at least eight public officials in response to their tribal land, food, and water ways being polluted. The hostages include three oil company executives, four government regulatory officials and a specialist with the energy and mines ministry.

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Faith Groups Call for Nuclear Weapons Abolition in Geneva – Sign On!

Sign on to this important nuclear weapons abolition statement! “Nuclear weapons are incompatible with the values upheld by our respective faith traditions—the right of people to live in security and dignity; the commands of conscience and justice; the duty to protect the vulnerable and to exercise the stewardship that will safeguard the planet for future generations.”

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Day of Vesak to be celebrated at the UN 5/20/16

“Vesak”, the Day of the Full Moon in the month of May, is the most sacred day to millions of Buddhists around the world.

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Do You Know All Four of These Islamic Concepts?

The WorldPost asked five Muslims: What parts of Islam should more people know about?

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