Winona LaDuke: How Native farmers and gardeners are working to preserve their agricultural heritage.
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.
A new law expected to pass in Bolivia mandates a fundamental ecological reorientation of the nation’s economy and society.
Honoring Nations recognizes tribes leading the way.
Mexico is letting communities manage their own forests to reduce deforestation...and it's working.
How Hawaiian tradition sorts out family disputes.
The experiences of our ancestors offer us wisdom for surviving today's crises.
With greater power to build alliances across boundaries, the Davids of the world are having more success throwing off the Goliaths.
A delegation of indigenous leaders from Ecuador visited Louisiana to share what they learned in a decades-long battle with Texaco.
How the tribes of the Klamath River stood up for the salmon—and won.
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?
New Mexico's acequias—communal irrigation canals—still function as a tool to preserve and share scarce desert water.
The World People’s Conference on Climate Change held last week in Bolivia was an experiment in replacing the less-than-democratic UN process with one that invites public participation. Janet Redman, one of the drafters of the People’s Accord, explains the difference between Copenhagen and Cochabamba.
Will Cochabamba be a turning point in the climate crisis?
At the World People's Conference on Climate Change, the emphasis on local and indigenous knowledge stands out.