National Day of Mourning

2021 National Day of Mourning

11.25.21 12 noon Cole’s Hill, Plymouth, MA (hill above Plymouth Rock) ORIENTATION Masks Up! Mayflowers Down! WHAT IS NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING? An annual tradition since 1970, Day of Mourning is a solemn, spiritual and highly political day. Many of us fast from sundown the […]

Pine Barrens clear cut for solar project

Solar Gone Wrong: Solar v. Forests– A False Choice

In Southeast Massachusetts on the traditional territory of the Wampanoag Nation, globally rare Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens forests are being clear-cut and strip-mined to site ground-mounted industrial solar installations. Biodiversity, wetlands and waterways are being harmed. Mass Peace Action supports massive solar expansion for climate but […]

Indigenous Peoples Day

Hearing on Indigenous People’s Day

There’s a MA Joint Committee on State Administration & Regulatory Oversight hearing coming up on September 28 at 10:30 AM for an important bill from the MA Indigenous Legislative Agenda: H.3191/S.2027 An Act establishing an Indigenous Peoples Day. While some cities and towns across the state have […]

Line 3 protest, Jamaica Plain, Aug 25, 2021. Cole Harrison/MAPA photo
Peace and Climate

Resistance to Minnesota Line 3 Pipeline

by Craig Simpson In Northern Minnesota one of the most important struggles  around Indigenous Rights and environmental justice has been going on for almost seven years. It involves Anishinaabe tribes and one of the largest fossil fuel companies in the world–Enbridge Corporation. The stakes are […]