Defenders of the Land

$2,000 to support community organizing and direct actions to protest the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline led by youth from Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Nations in western Canada whose territory would be impacted by the proposed pipeline route.

Indigenous Environmental Network

$2,000 to support an action camp hosted by the ‘Unist’ot’en (People of the Headwaters) of the Wet’suwet’en Nation, with Indigenous participants from energy corridor proposed communities in British Columbia, tar sands extraction-impacted communities from Alberta and pipeline-impacted communities from Minnesota and North Dakota.

Keepers of the Athabasca

$4,000 to support the 2011 Tar Sands Healing Walk, attended by several hundred people from tar sands impacted communities, hosted in Fort McMurray where major tar sands expansion is causing irreversible damage to both the environment and human health.

Black Mesa Indigenous Support (BMIS)

$2,150 to support the Indigenous peoples of Black Mesa who are resisting unjust large-scale coal mining operations and forced relocation policies on Dine’ and Hopi traditional homelands in the Black Mesa region of Northeastern Arizona.

Climate Ground Zero

$2,000 to host trainings to help prepare activists to engage in non-violent direct action to address climate change, including supporting efforts to stop mountaintop removal coal mining in Coal River Valley in southern West Virginia.

Coal River Mountain Watch

$1577 to support the Coal River Valley Wind Project, a proposed wind farm on Coal River Mountain in southern West Virginia that would provide an alternative to the planned mountaintop removal coal mining operation.

Black Mesa Water Coalition

$1577 to support work by this inter-tribal community organization to address environmental justice and Indigenous Rights issues in the Southwest, including efforts to keep the world’s largest coal company, Peabody, from mining on Dine’ and Hopi traditional homelands.