The destruction of burial mounds in Detroit paralleled the displacement and genocide of Indigenous peoples throughout the United States.
If done right, they should be prompting uncomfortable conversations, not self-congratulations.
Renewable energy isn’t just a green business venture; it’s a way to support tribal self-determination and economic development.
In their new book, authors Rupa Marya and Raj Patel explore how capitalism and colonialism have caused sickness and how Indigenous knowledge can offer healing.
“If it’s extractive in nature, you are absolutely unwelcome.”
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 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.
This fraught holiday is a time to hold the truth that we need each other to survive and thrive.