As humankind grapples with climate change, communities around the world show what’s possible by planning hundreds of years ahead.
Black Seminoles in the U.S. have long struggled against erasure and exclusion. Now, a recent reunion in Florida offers momentum for progress.
Seattle’s South Lake Union may be home to Facebook, Google, and Amazon, but now, thanks to Native rights activists, it will once again be home to hand-carved canoes, too.
After the disruption of colonization, numerous tribal efforts aim to reinvigorate traditional foods and the health benefits they provide.
“Along with the power of creation, we were given the power to choose.”
Indigenous-led efforts are conserving land on an unprecedented scale while enabling scientists to study threats to northern ecosystems.
The Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas is suing to protect the tribe’s ancestral land.
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.