Peace and Justice
Keepers of the Seeds
by Winona LaDukeMay 12, 2011
- Winona LaDuke: How Native farmers and gardeners are working to preserve their agricultural heritage.
Photo Essay: Crude Reflections from the Amazon
by Lou DematteisMay 04, 2011
- After enduring years of toxic dumping and rising cancer rates, indigenous Ecuadorians took oil giant Chevron to court to fight for the life of the rainforest—and its people.
The Law of Mother Earth: Behind Bolivia’s Historic Bill
by Nick BuxtonApr 21, 2011
- A new law expected to pass in Bolivia mandates a fundamental ecological reorientation of the nation's economy and society.
Our Animal Selves
by Linda HoganMar 09, 2011
- All around us are radiant species. What can the first peoples teach us about restoring our relationship with animals?
Good Governance in Indian Country
by Michael LipskyJan 06, 2011
- Honoring Nations recognizes tribal leadership.
All in the Ohana
by Puanani Burgess, as told to Doug PibelDec 13, 2010
- How Hawaiians embrace the land, its abundance, and their responsibility to each other.
At Climate Talks, an Answer Grows Outside
by Luis A. UbiñasDec 09, 2010
- In Mexico, communities own and manage their own forests, a proven method for reducing deforestation.
by Puanani BurgessDec 05, 2010
- How Hawaiian tradition sorts out family disputes.
Stories That Light Up The Dark
by Sanjay KhannaSep 17, 2010
- The experiences of our ancestors offer us wisdom for surviving today's crises.
A New Age of People Power: Lessons from the Dongria Kondh
by John PerkinsSep 03, 2010
- With greater power to build alliances across boundaries, the Davids of the world are having more success throwing off the Goliaths.
Tribes Unite to Fight BP
by Sue SturgisJul 07, 2010
- Indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
Western Showdown: Saving the Klamath
by Alice OutwaterMay 27, 2010
- How the tribes of the Klamath River stood up for the salmon—and won.
Alaska Native Wisdom for Modern Times
by Llarion MerculieffMay 27, 2010
- The Roman Empire lasted for 500 years; southwest Alaska’s Aleuts for 9,000. As the economy crumbles, what can Alaska Natives teach us about sustainable economics?
Ancient Traditions Keep Desert Waters Flowing
by Arturo SandovalMay 13, 2010
- New Mexico's acequias—communal irrigation canals—still function as a tool to preserve and share scarce desert water.
Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak
by Janet RedmanApr 29, 2010
- The World People's Summit broke new ground by allowing those most affected by a changing climate the chance to speak out about their ideas for just solutions.