Human rights

March 30, 2016
By:
Peter d'Errico

Thomas Jefferson's ghost stalks Oak Flat.

March 09, 2016
By:
Jennifer Falcon

March 12 marks the 44th Anniversary of an important part of the Indian Civil Rights Movement, when 12 Indian employees at the Bureau of Indians Affairs’ Plant Management Engineering Center filed a formal complaint against the bureau stating discriminatory practices in training, hiring and promoti

February 27, 2016
By:
Terese Mailhot

My auntie says there’s a direct connection between violence against the earth and violence against Indigenous women. I think of my own brown body when she says this, and how it was damaged in childhood and adolescence.

February 22, 2016
By:
Alice Kehoe

In a column written for Indian Country Today Media Network, Alvin Manitopyes commented on the film, The Revenant. He concluded on a very false note: that First Nations “women were perceived as p

October 29, 2015
By:
Toni Tsatoke

Some days I leave my classroom unsure that what I have taught has any real effect on my students, but then there are days like today.

September 12, 2015
By:
Isadore Day

September 6 marked 20 years since Anthony “Dudley” George, an unarmed First Nation man, was shot by the Ontario Provincial Police and died.

August 23, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

The death of civil rights icon Julian Bond last week gets me off the dime on commentary I resolved to make on my series of articles about the disappearance of thousands of Indians at the hands of other Indians in the disenrollment epidemic.

July 21, 2015
By:
Mike Myers

Over the past 30 years there has been the emergence of Indigenous economies being developed by Indigenous nations and entrepreneurs.

April 26, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

Jim Obergefell’s grief is on the verge of being written into legal history this year, no matter what the U.S. Supreme Court does in the case that bears his name.

April 25, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

Pope Francis recently trumped political correctness on yet another sensitive topic: the Turkish massacre of Armenian people 100 years ago.

March 28, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

Editor’s Note: Reprints of advance reviews of Darkness in El Dorado by Patrick Tierney are currently circulating on online, and a recent post from Newpower was cited as the lead-in to the columnist Steve Newcomb’s dissection of the dehumanizing effects of anth

March 04, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

In a February 17, 2015 article titled “Lake was never given to the tribe” posted on DailyWorld.com, Guy Boudia builds his argument on a tacit and flimsy premise of Christian domination.

January 17, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

On January 15, 2015, during a flight from Sri Lanka to Manila, Pope Francis declared to reporters: “In September, God willing, I will canonize Junipero Serra in the United States.” In other words, the pope intends to make Serra a Roman Catholic saint.

January 09, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

The "outcome document" of the high-level ple

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