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Enbridge Search for an Indian Whisperer Is a Pipeline Dream

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 01.25.2015 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

"Enbridge Desperately Seeking Indian Whisperer" is a gentle, humorous approach to a very serious threat to Native culture. The filmmakers pulled off a coup that reveals a side of Indian humor that most whites never see.

Minnesota PUC Stymies Enbridge Sandpiper Pipeline Plans

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

No one wants to see a major oil disaster in the Great Lakes, which contains one-fifth of the world's supply of surface fresh water and 54 percent of the world's liquid fresh water by volume.

First Nation Ride For Mother Earth Forms "Norwegian/Indian Alliance"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Her audience was mostly blond and blue eyed, and blue eyes widened at the news that the Enbridge Corporation was planning a pipeline that would traverse treasured lakes and waterways in northern Minnesota.

Community Supports First Nation Concerns in Minnesota

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

First Nation supporters including activists and artists organized a "Love Water Not Oil" tour to present concerns about the proposed Enbridge pipeline expansions in northern Minnesota.

Honor the Earth: Love Water, Not Oil

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.29.2014 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Lots of oil and a shaky or non-existent infrastructure is cause for lots of worry in the North Country.

Native Video Offers Oil-Soaked Vision for Christmas Future

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Activist, orator, and former 1996 and 2000 Green Party Vice-Presidential candidate Winona LaDuke introduced a new video on YouTube this week. Produced by Honor the Earth and narrated by LaDuke, "The Triple Crown of Pipeline Rides" revisits three horseback journeys by native riders and their supporters along oil pipelines.

First Nation Riders Protest Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.30.2013 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

The National Wildlife Federation estimated that even with a shut-off time of eight minutes after a rupture, as much as 1.5 million gallons could spill from this pipeline into the Straits of Mackinac.

Bakken Oil: A Fort Berthold Elder Speaks to Power

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

Marilyn's passion at this stage of her life, now as an administrator at the Museum of the Three Affiliated Tribes, is establishing an online database that will keep tribal members informed about the impact of oil exploration on the reservation.

Winona LaDuke Pledges Help for Native Tribes Facing BP Oil

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

"She was a woman drawn to the border. She was drawn to battle; into the cycle of war and revenge. She never professed to understand war or to understa...

An Interview with the Indigo Girls' Emily Saliers

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Moss

As open lesbians, gay rights have been major for the Indigo Girls -- along with environmental concerns They are artists who believe that activism goes part and parcel with the power of song.