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Canada Pipeline Expansion Meets Resistance From Tribes

A proposed expansion to the Trans Mountain pipeline has been met with resistance from many citizens of Canada. Indigenous tribes are especially opposed, not only because it will affect their lands, but also because they feel a strong spiritual responsibility to protect the environment. The proposed new routes will run through nine aboriginal reserves, with […]

October 28th

Aboriginal Spirituality and the Oil Sands

Every day more people wade into the discussion for and against the oil sands development in Alberta, Canada. While the debate rages about the economic, social, and environmental outcomes, one piece is missing from the media and larger social discussion. How do the oil sands affect the local aboriginal spirituality? As aboriginal reservations and settlements […]

June 18th

Pipeline Delayed, Thanks Singing Sisters and Doubtin’ Abbey!

We’re used to environmentalists protesting fracking and pipelines, but what about monks and nuns? In a story coming out of Kentucky, the developers and the devout are clashing over construction of the Bluegrass Pipeline. The proposed pipeline would transport natural gas from fracking sites in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio, to the developing petrochemical market in the […]

March 19th