• 450+ lawyers and legal organizations support Steven Donziger at his sentencing hearing

    Over 450 lawyers and legal organizations around the world submitted a letter of support to Judge Preska in the sentencing hearing for Steven Donziger on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The letter was coordinated by the National Lawyers Guild International Committee and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. It urges Judge Preska “to sentence Mr. Donziger […]

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  • Video: Divest the Wall, Divest Elbit

    On Friday, May 7, the NLG’s Indigenous Peoples Rights Committee and International Committee, organized the first installation of the Divest Border Panel Series, as indigenous peoples and allies discuss the impacts of Integrated Fixed Towers (IFTs) and their impact on Indigenous peoples rights in the United States and globally. Research by O’odham VOICE Against the […]

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  • May 7 Webinar: Divest the Wall, Divest Elbit

    Friday, May 7 4 pm Pacific/7 pm Eastern Register to join on Zoom: https://bit.ly/divestwall Or Watch on Facebook: https://facebook.com/NLGIC Join us in the first installation of the DIVEST BORDER PANEL SERIES as indigenous peoples and allies discuss the impacts of Integrated Fixed Towers (IFTs) and their impact on Indigenous peoples rights in the United States […]

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  • Video: Movement Lawyering and Working with Indigenous Communities

    On August 27, 2020, the National Lawyers Guild Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Committee and Environmental Human Rights Committee organized the fourth event in their webinar series, “Movement Lawyering and Working with Indigenous Communities,” hosted by Natali Segovia, co-chair of the IPRC. The speakers during the event were Julianna Repp, Moira Meltzer-Cohen, and Pat Handlin. Lawyers who […]

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  • August 27, Webinar: Movement Lawyering: Working With Indigenous Peoples

    Thursday, August 27 4:00 pm Pacific/7:00 pm Eastern Register: https://bit.ly/indigenousmvmts Watch on Facebook Live: https://facebook.com/NLGIC Organized by the NLG Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Committee and Environmental Human Rights Committee Lawyers who were part of the legal efforts at Standing Rock will discuss the challenges and lessons learned from working within a movement space that was/is indigenous-led. […]

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  • Video: Indigenous Peoples and the Struggle Against Extractive Industry

    The following webinar was organized by the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Committee and the Environmental Human Rights Committee of the National Lawyers Guild on June 23, 2020, with speakers Michelle Cook, Leoyla Cowboy Giron, Leona Morgan and Jakeline Romero Epiayu. The panel discussion focused on the impact of extractive industries (mining, oil pipelines, fracking, etc.) on […]

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  • Video: Earth Rights and Indigenous Sovereignty in an International Human Rights Framework with Andy Reid

    This webinar was organized on July 9, 2020 by the National Lawyers Guild’s Environmental Human Rights Committtee and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Committee. The webinar focused on the concept of “earth rights,” indigenous sovereignty and resistance, and the use of international human rights norms, with reflections on lessons from the Black Hills, #NoDAPL and current KXL […]

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  • July 9, Webinar: Earth Rights and Indigenous Sovereignty in an International Human Rights Framework with Andy Reid

    Join the National Lawyers Guild’s Environmental Human Rights Committtee and Indigenous Peoples Rights Committee for a webinar on Thursday, July 9, at 4:00 pm Pacific – 7:00 pm Eastern. The webinar will focus on the concept of “earth rights,” indigenous sovereignty and resistance, and the use of international human rights norms, with reflections on lessons […]

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  • Video: Decolonization, Discovery, Sovereignty, and Neocolonialism

    On June 26, the NLG Indigenous Peoples Rights Committee and Environmental Human Rights Committee hosted a webinar with Tupac Enrique Acosta of Tonatierra. This foundational decolonization webinar addresses the Doctrine of Discovery, the intersection between indigenous and environmental struggles, facing the challenges of neocolonialism (i.e., the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)) and the forced disappearance of the […]

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  • June 25 Webinar: Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery: Decolonization and Indigenous Self-Determination

    Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery: Decolonization and Indigenous Self-Determination Online Event via Zoom Thursday, June 25 4:00 pm Pacific – 7:00 pm Eastern   REGISTER ONLINE: https://bit.ly/decolonizationwebinar Featured speaker: Tupac Enrique Acosta, Tonatierra Join us for this foundational decolonization webinar addressing the Doctrine of Discovery, the intersection between indigenous and environmental struggles, facing the challenges of neocolonialism […]

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