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In Finland, lament singing is experiencing a revival, one sad song at a time.
Tristan Ahtone | May 16, 2017
To deal with a Trump administration, the tribal nation might now want to use that 200-year-old treaty right.
Tristan Ahtone | Jan 4, 2017
Tohono O’odham traditional lands extend deep into Mexico, and any border wall will face legal and physical opposition.
Tristan Ahtone | Nov 15, 2016
The Department of Justice promised to consider nationwide reform in how the U.S. treats tribal land. Legal experts consider what, exactly, that might look like.
Tristan Ahtone | Sep 16, 2016
From the Standing Rock Sioux to the Wounaan in Panama, indigenous communities are staking claims to traditional territories even when they no longer possess ownership rights.
Tristan Ahtone | Sep 14, 2016
From blue corn to bison, narrow federal food-safety codes impact tribal food systems. But advocates are writing their own food laws to preserve Native food sovereignty.
Tristan Ahtone | May 24, 2016
Of 194 languages remaining in North America, nearly 63 percent are spoken only by adults or elders. That’s why children's television programming is key.
Tristan Ahtone | Oct 21 2016