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).
Mishkeegogamang and Saugeen Communities Anishnaabekwe
2004
$5,000 grant to support efforts led by Ojibway women to initiate one the largest forest blockades in north western Ontario history due to the unresponsiveness of Bowater, which has been logging and spraying chemicals on the First Nation's territory without authorization.
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.