Unitierra has no classrooms, no teachers, and no formal curriculum. Yet the school has successfully helped local people learn practical skills for years.
Bill McKibben on the tradition of environmental activism he’s seen among members of First Nations, and the unique role of the Idle No More movement in the fight against climate change.
In an urgent pursuit for environmental justice and basic human rights, First Nations gather across North America under the banner of Idle No More.
Idle No More has organized the largest mass mobilizations of indigenous people in recent history. What sparked it off and what’s coming next?
Hundreds of supporters of the Idle No More movement performed a Round Dance flash mob, one of many similar actions around the world to fight for indigenous land rights.
A California proposal would offset the state’s climate-altering emissions by paying for forest conservation in Chiapas. Could there be unintended consequences in a region with a history of human rights abuse and land grabs?
Heather Purser set out to win gay marriage rights within the Suquamish Tribe and found herself on a personal journey toward self-acceptance.
On the Trail of Tears, we walked from one history into more difficult times, and by the time we reached Indian Territory, Oklahoma, none of our ponies remained.
How Hawaiians embrace the land, its abundance, and their responsibility to each other.
The ITT oil fields, located within Ecuador's Yasuní National Park, have become the center of an experiment that could bring equity and human rights into the climate equation.
Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, is forwarding a socially just agenda that promotes the country's sovereignty and multiculturalism.
Hopi and Iroquois prophecies draw on long cultural memories, offering practical approaches to surviving hard times.
For a sundancer and bundle-keeper in the Dakota tradition, the world and the spirit are identical.