Grants in North America

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (on behalf of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug)
2006
$5,000 in support of KI, a fly-in community of approximately 900 people located 400km from the nearest road in the Canadian Boreal, in its legal efforts to defend its treaty rights against a $10 billion lawsuit filled by Platinex and to mount a constitutional challenge to so-called "free entry" mining and the Ontario Mining Act.
Humboldt County Forest Defense Group
2005
$2,500 in general support of efforts to prevent logging in Nanning Creek Grove, some of the last old growth forests in California.
Friends of Grassy Narrows
2005
$3,000 to support two public educational events featuring spokespeople from the Pimicikamak Cree community of Cross Lake and from a community of the James Bay Cree on expected environmental and social impacts of major proposed hydro developments for northern Manitoba (including in roadless areas of the Boreal).
Olancho Environmental Movement
2004
$5,000 to allow 12 local leaders to be trained and in turn train their communities in several areas related to the struggle against illegal logging in Olancho, Honduras.
Hupacasath First Nation
2004
$2,000 to support the Hupacasath’s lawsuit challenging the Canadian government’s order allowing Weyerhaeuser to log, without consultation, on the community’s traditional territory on Vancouver Island.