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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MEDIA ADVISORY: Oklahoma Tribes Under Attack from State

                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/08/2020 For Media Inquiries Contact: Casey Camp Horinek, Environmental Ambassador, Ponca Nation of…

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Finding Victories for the Amazon (and beyond)

By Shannon Biggs, co-founder,  Movement Rights If we ever needed a reminder that we are all connected, the Amazon Rainforest provides. With every breath you take, 20% of that air…

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Casey Camp Horinek speaks at a protest that was part of the Frontline Oil and Gas conference in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

What Happened When the Climate Justice Movement Came to Ponca Tribal Lands

By Pennie Opal Plant and Shannon Biggs, co-founders, Movement Rights  “Was that an earthquake?” As rivers swelled, floods surged, the earth shook, and tornadoes whipped across Oklahoma—more than 200 Indigenous,…

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Poisoning Paradise: A Community Fights Back

By Annie Dobbs-Kramer and Shannon Biggs Annie is the political director of the North Bay Organizing Project (NBOP) in Sonoma County, CA, and Shannon is the co-founder of Movement Rights.  …

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