Native tribes are reliant on their local water sources, which have been continuously exploited and contaminated by the U.S. government and non-Native people. Indigenous groups are finding new ways to demand justice.
The decision offers hope to First Nations everywhere: Commercial investors cannot ignore the consent of Indigenous communities.
From short videos to influencing Hollywood storylines, a new climate-related project is empowering BIPOC artists to take the lead on storytelling.
“Wild Coast communities are using the courts to fight for the right to determine what happens in their territory and strengthening their hand in a country heavily marred by colonialism.”
Indigenous and Aboriginal women on Bainbridge Island had to hide their identity. Now, their adult children embrace it.
“I felt a kinship with the Nez Perce who, like my Japanese American community, were banished to less desirable land.”
“It’s not just swapping out oil and gas. It’s about changing the system so that it’s sustainable for everybody.”
The authors, who are taking part in COP26 this week, discuss ways to support Indigenous communities and their allies in healing the planet and moving forward to a post-oil future.
If done right, they should be prompting uncomfortable conversations, not self-congratulations.
Oriel María Siu’s new children’s book explodes the myth of Christopher Columbus as a celebrated explorer and re-centers Indigenous narratives of how the Americas were colonized.
The first Native-owned and Native-led land trust is working to empower and equip young Natives to successfully farm kelp.
Native Americans were put into a status of guardianship due to a system of federal and local policies developed in the early 1900s. A lawyer explains this sordid history in light of the recent case of pop star Brittney Spears' conservatorship.
Renewable energy isn’t just a green business venture; it’s a way to support tribal self-determination and economic development.
“I want our kids to dare, to imagine, and want the best.”
A Native writer finds meaningful connections between his heritage and his love for a show about bad movies and goofy robots.
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.
Engaging residents opens the opportunity for them to thrive despite the ever-increasing climate emergency.
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.