Walk the Talk — Protect Sacred Spaces and Phase Out Fossil Fuels

By Isabella Zizi, Movement Rights' National Organizer Movement Rights was invited to walk 4.5 miles in solidarity with 7 Directions of Service and frontline communities who are being directly impacted…

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Climate Week is Over. Now what?

Casey Camp Horinek is an elder and the Environmental Ambassador for the Ponca Tribe of what is now called Oklahoma. She is also the Board Chair of Movement Rights. As…

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Gathering Tribal Water Protectors in a Fossil Fuel Epicenter

By Shannon Biggs, co-founder, Movement Rights In Oklahoma alone there are 78,000 miles of fresh water that run through the territories of 38 tribes and hundreds of non-tribal communities on…

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2022: The Year of Rights of Rivers and Climate Justice

By Shannon Biggs and Pennie Opal Plant, co-founders, Movement Rights Movement Rights is an intentionally small, Indigenous and women-led organization, focusing on three pillars organizing: frontline-led climate justice, Indigenous Rights,…

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Media Advisory: Ponca Tribe Recognizes the Rights of Rivers

For Immediate Release: July 18, 2022  Casey Camp Horinek, Ponca Environmental Ambassador, campcaseyponca@yahoo.com Shannon Biggs, Movement Rights, shannon@movementrights.org (415)942-2434 Ponca Nation, Turtle Island:  On July 6th, 2022, the Ponca nation made history for the protection…

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2021 Year in Action & 2022 Looking Forward

By Shannon Biggs & Pennie Opal Plant, co-founders, Movement Rights  The year 2021 marked many changes. COVID-19 continued to shift the landscape of when, where and how we could respond…

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Generations of Indigenous Women Protecting the Rights of Water

Water is alive. It needs to be respected. We must recognize her as a living entity.— Water Warrior Grandmother Josephine Mandamin, Ojibway By Casey Camp Horinek, Shannon Biggs & Pennie…

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Movement Rights’ 2020 Year in Review & Look Ahead

By Shannon Biggs and Pennie Opal Plant, Co-founders, Movement Rights To say the least, 2020 has been unlike any year before. Throughout the fear, grief and loss due to the…

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