Historically, Indigenous and Black folks have been turned against each other by colonizers and enslavers. Now, communities are learning from one another and finding solidarity in efforts to reclaim stolen lands.
Colonization, through genocide, land theft, and the imposition of private property, has dispossessed Indigenous and Black peoples of their homelands across the continents for generations.
Their success is changing the perception of Aboriginal communities from “fish thieves” to leaders in regional development.
Solidarity can go a long way in connecting communities working through similar challenges.
“Once we collectively feel this connection, this relationship, we can then begin to understand the responsibility we have—the responsibility that I feel, and that my ancestors felt.”
Native study of the natural world is exceptionally deep and nuanced at understanding and protecting ecosystems.
Thanks to digitization, a fragile Tlingit ceremonial garment is once again teaching traditional weaving techniques.
How the queen and her reign is remembered depends on where the remembering is taking place—and by whom.
Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.
Listening to survivors share their stories of horror does not absolve the Catholic Church of wrongdoings or release it from further accountability.
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.”