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Take Action: Protect Sacred Sites

In this moment of self-reflection across the United States and the acknowledgment of past and present injustices inflicted on Native Peoples and our lands without our consent, we invite you to join us in our request that Presidential and Congressional candidates stand with us to protect sacred places and Indigenous ways of life. Sign our … Read Update


Return the Black Hills to the Oceti Sakowin

Petition to Close Mount Rushmore and Return All Public Lands in the Black Hills to the Oceti Sakowin

The Mt. Rushmore carving is an international symbol of white supremacy and racial injustice, and represents the history of oppression of the Lakota Nation in their own homelands, the theft of Indigenous lands, and the continued erasure of Indigenous history, culture and people. The Mt. Rushmore carving represents the active oppression of the Lakota Nation … Read Update


Stand with the People of Bristol Bay

It is time to permanently protect Bristol Bay to ensure that our home will continue to sustain our cultures and communities and supply healthy, sustainable food to people around around the world. In the name of our communities, our businesses, our children, our traditional ways of life, and our future generations, we call on the … Read Update


Take action to protect the Tongass with WEACT

50 Organizations Call on President Biden to Protect Tongass and Carbon-rich Forests Under U.S. Climate Commitments

Recently, 50 organizations, including WECAN, submitted a letter to the Biden Administration calling for carbon-dense forests, including the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, to be specifically protected in the United States’ Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), a plan for climate action that is integral to the international Paris climate agreement. The NDC, which is currently being … Read Update


Save Our Hunter-Gatherer Ways. Help us protect Thacker Pass – Peehee mu’huh

We, members of the Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe and our native and non-native allies, demand that the Department of the Interior rescind the Thacker Pass Lithium Mine Project Final Environmental Impact Statement, Record of Decision, and Plan of Operations. Despite the harm this mine will cause to the Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, ancestral burial sites, … Read Update


Free the Snake River

Honor and Respect Treaty Rights of the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce)

Every Voice is a Crack in the Dam. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to restore wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest’s Columbia & Snake Rivers and their tributaries, once the greatest salmon rivers in the world. We can do this by removing four outdated and expensive dams on the lower Snake River. For too long … Read Update