Category: Native American
Mapping Out Missing and Murdered Native Women
Native Leaders Bring Attention to Impact of Fossil Fuel Industry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Trump’s Political Maneuvers Could Rob Native America of Tribal Sovereignty, Culture, Health Care
The years between 1603 and 1714 were perhaps the most decisive in English history. At the onset of the seventeenth century, the sceptered isle was a second-class power, but the Great Britain that emerged by the beginning of the eighteenth century was, in many ways, the planet’s reigning superpower.1 It then passed the baton to Read more…
Narratives from the fight against the desecration of the land surrounding Red Butte
I recently spoke with Clayson and Jeneda Benally about their bands Blackfire and Sihasin, their indigenous roots and the power of punk rock to change the world.
The Promise and Problems of the Tribal Law and Order Act
Construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline would impact the watershed of the Lumber River, a waterway of deep significance to North Carolina’s Lumbee people. (Photo of the Lumber River by NC Wetlands via Flickr.) Two American Indian tribes in North Carolina are among the groups seeking to join a court challenge to federal regulators’ decision to Read more…
The Midwives’ Resistance
Indigenous activists are using solar-powered tiny houses to block the proposed path of the oil pipeline across Secwepemcul’ecw territory. Could this become the ‘Standing Rock of the North’?