Renewable energy isn’t just a green business venture; it’s a way to support tribal self-determination and economic development.
“It’s not only about wildlife, or birds and trees. It’s also about the people.”
The Sámi people of Northern Sweden oppose geoengineering as a solution to climate change because they say it follows the same logic that produced the climate crisis in the first place.
The Hawaiian movement for self-determination was forever changed by the fierce and unapologetic leadership of the late Haunani-Kay Trask. This loving obituary written by one of Trask’s mentees explores her powerful legacy.
“The treaties are not just a concern for Indigenous people. They were entered into by the U.S. government, and as citizens, we have a responsibility to ensure our government honors that law.”
When the Elwha River dams fell, it was the culmination of many decades of successful partnerships to support the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe in righting historic wrongs.
For Indigenous people threatened by climate change, the choice is not an easy one: Move away from a place to which families have been tied for centuries, or stay and remain at risk.
With income from sequestering carbon in its forests, the tribe has supported youth programming, housing, road improvement, and businesses development.
A post-petroleum transition plan.
A report from occupied Palisade, where Water Protectors confront a dying, but still deadly, energy behemoth.
A new social movement is bringing together Indigenous activists and TikTok creators to prevent drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
A new children’s book centers Native culture and our relationship with Earth.