When members of the Elsipogtog First Nation attempted to prevent seismic testing on their land that could lead to fracking, armed police appeared and violence ensued. Here, indigenous writer and academic Leanne Simpson puts the issue into context.
Students in Columbia's Native American Council think the University could do more to acknowledge indigenous history, and they're helping to make it happen.
Indigenous activist Ellen Gabriel explains why she is in solidarity with members of the Elsipogtog Nation who are attempting to block seismic testing, which they believe is a precursor to fracking.
Three states have already dropped Columbus Day, while a movement begins to celebrate Indigenous People's Day instead.
Modern westerners often see indigenous people as weird or exotic. A look at history shows why they’re not the strange ones.
Cree organizer Clayton Thomas-Muller provides a deeply personal account of a ceremonial healing walk through the broken landscape of Canada’s tar sands. This year’s walk begins July 4.
The dams would cost $105 billion, flood an area twice the size of LA, and force the relocation of tens of thousands of indigenous people. Against all the odds, the local forest-dwelling people are coming together and organizing in a way that’s unheard of in this part of the world.
Idle No More is the latest incarnation of an age-old movement for life that doesn't depend on infinite extraction and growth. Now, armed with Twitter and Facebook, once-isolated groups from Canada to South America are exchanging resources and support like never before.
Tribal leaders trucked the battered old home to Washington to show the nation’s leaders what the housing crisis on reservations looks like in person.
Saturday's Idle No More event showed that a beach can be the perfect place for a protest when a movement is drawing attention to the relationship between people and water.
Naomi Klein speaks with writer, spoken-word artist, and indigenous academic Leanne Betasamosake Simpson about “extractivism,” why it’s important to talk about memories of the land, and what’s next for Idle No More.