Indigenous Activists Tom Goldtooth & Eriel Deranger on the Link Between Colonialism & Climate Crisis

Democracy Now! is broadcasting live from COP27, the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where hundreds of activists protested outside the plenary hall Thursday to demand climate justice. We speak to two Indigenous activists and land defenders at the summit, Eriel Tchekwie Deranger and Tom Goldtooth. “It is frontline communities, land defenders and Indigenous peoples that have experienced the loss of our territories at the hands of oil and gas and extractivism,” says Deranger, executive director of Indigenous Climate Action and member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. “Colonialism has to be addressed in these hallways, and there’s been lack of political will around that,” says Goldtooth, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network and member of the Diné and Dakota nations.

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  1. They werent indigenous any more than any of the rest of us are however they ARE heathens that worship devils.

  2. Tom… are you. I am Milodi from Indonesia. Glad see you again. Keep healthy and succeed everyday…

  3. The world is doomed to a nuclear winter!!! Unless we scream no nukes! No reactors no bombs!!!

  4. Greenwashing it's a scam …..
    Keep everybody scared put everybody in poverty control that's it nothing else control

  5. Indigenous Communities people are real activist on the planet to protect the planet and mitigate the climate change and they most neglected people too . Applaud their Sincerity for the efforts they should be Protected too .

  6. Oh, not meaning to spam, Amy, but I had heard the word "sacred" being tossed around by some of your guests; as a progressive liberal you should understand that nothing is sacred when it comes to grifting…I mean…pushing an agenda.

  7. "Climate Dept"?
    "Climate Justice"?
    I do not think the climate is demanding payment, nor justice.
    I imagine this starts with confiscating the farmland Bill Gates has acquired, as well as Al Gore's cattle, planes, mansions; maybe even demand that China and India comply with global standards, right?
    Oh, okay, we will just hand over all of our rights and property to the WEF, right, because pale rich guys know best, right?
    Why are these activists using high-tech energy-wasting microphones when they could just scream into conch shells, or use energy efficient smoke signals?
    Something does not seem right here.
    I am not convinced this activists are being sincere.

  8. Kabila langu ni Balanta na Zulu. European Colonialism is a global issue. The U.S. and Africa have been greatly affected. I am pleased to see this interview. Great work on multiple levels. Ubuntu Ma'at Ase'🙏🏿

  9. I encourage anyone on YouTube to seek out and listen to Indigenous leaders & storytellers speak about their history and philosophy.

  10. Global warming is a hoax. The sun's interaction with the galactic current sheet is changing the environment on every planet. There have been increases of temperature on this planet far higher than what you crazies are talking about and that was before the industrial revolution. You're being played just like they did to you during the PLANDEMIC. Wake the fuck up people

  11. We played cowboys and Indians. Y'all lost. Do we need to crank up cowboy's and climate whackos?



  13. If you can't beat them join them. THEN; The World will be all together going towards one evil way of life, who's end is the fire. Do not follow Satan for he is ever rebellious against The Most Gracious God. Will you go towards that, that cannot hear or see. Are many gods better, or The One Compassionate God. If there were many gods each would take what it has created, but as you see there's no confusion in The Heavens. More valuable then The World and everything it contains it's gold, oil, diamonds, ect. Come; Away from darknesses of evil, come; into light upon light, The World's ultimate goal. Clean the darknesses from the heart. Bear witness; There is no God but God, and Muhammad is the Messenger of God.

  14. Hey, do anybody believe that the heating up of the planet could be coming from WORMWOOD ? Are from the blue carchina?

  15. Covid doesn't hold a candle to what WISHFUL THINKING is capable of in being a pandemic .
    The best way to accurately describe their mental makeup is REALITY DRESSED IN DRAG.
    Just like they manage to convince themselves that the "2" biological sexes can change with a thought or a feeling, they don't want oil production when that nylon tent they virtue signal from comes from petroleum.
    You simply can't be matter of fact with those who live their lives being mad at he fact.

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