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About Melina Laboucan-Massimo

Melina Laboucan-Massimo is from Northern Alberta and a member of the Lubicon Cree First Nation. She works as an advocate for Indigenous rights, and for the past 8 years she has worked against unabated tar sands extraction and expansion as a Climate and  Energy campaigner with Greenpeace in Alberta, as well as with the Indigenous Environmental Network internationally.

Articles by Melina Laboucan-Massimo

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“Mehmet

Mehmet Kurt is this week’s guest editor, introducing the theme, ‘New Turkey and Old Troubles’.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Energy democracy: building a solar dream in a tar sands nightmare

Refusing to be victims in this game of fossil fuel roulette, communities like Little Buffalo in Alberta are leading the way towards energy independence. They are turning their gaze to the sun.

Awaiting justice: Indigenous resistance in the tar sands of Canada

The Nation of the Lubicon Cree is on the frontlines of environmental destruction, as it challenges the forces behind resource extraction and environmental and cultural genocide, and seeks justice for all.

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