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The Week That Was: September 25, 2016
NMU Awarded Grant to Increase STEM
50 Faces of Indian Country 2016 Mag!
Obama’s Legacy On the Line:Dakota Access
DAPL: Climate Justice Meets Racism
Cherokee Elder Talks Doll-Making
Fighting to Protect ‘Living Forests’
What Does ‘Tribe’ Mean?
Federal Agencies Seek Input From Tribes
Sacred Ground Sold to Dakota Access
Rowling Take on N8V Culture is Dangerous
Atom Bombs, Rotting Pipe Lines
6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!
How Standing Rock Helped Boy Keep Braid
Felix Aripa, Coeur d’Alene, Walks On
Archaeologists Petition for DAPL Study
Plastic Soup in the Pacific
Osage Language Program Receives Grant
NPS Future Seeks Native Involvment
Lawsuit: School Failed in Boy’s Death
Thing About Skins
Genetics is Your Friend: Natives Not Anti-Science, Just Anti-Exploitation
Tanya H. Lee
Three young Native American geneticists are making their mark in a field often shunned by indigenous scientists...
Science Blows Up Big Lies: Pre-Columbian Peoples Skilled Farmers, and Many Millions Killed by Invasion
We call it the European Invasion but modern academics have a more anodyne term, “Columbian Encounter.” Whatever you call it, the civilizations invaded or encountered left physical ...
Indigenous in Ecuador Struggle to Get Chevron to Pay Up on $9.5 Billion in Damages
Their land still saturated with goop, indigenous groups in Ecuador are awaiting a decision in the Supreme Court of Canada on whether Chevron Corp...
Outrage: Human Rights Violations Continue Around the World
The international community often depends on sporadic experiences and expressions of outrage to support and defend Indigenous Peoples who are subject to land loss, unwanted resourc...
Alibaba’s $20b Magic Carpet Ride
Readers who follow this column will recall I said I don’t invest in China, but I will trade anything...
Amazon Oil Spill Has Killed Tons of Fish, Sickened Native People
Barbara Fraser, EHN
Reprinted with permission from Environmental Health News ...
Missionary Convicted of Child Pornography Involving Indigenous
A former New Tribes Mission missionary, Warren Scott Kennell was sentenced to 58 years in prison January 28, for taking pornographic photographs of tribal children in the Brazilian...
How Did I Miss That? Anti-Gay Catholics, Chinese Sex Toys
Saturday’s New York Times carried another in a series of investigative reports by Christopher Drew and Danielle Ivory on massive stealing from the US Navy by civilian contractors w...
Isolated Peruvian Tribe Tries to Make Contact: Pushed Out By Drug Smugglers?
Tensions were high in June as more than 100 members of the Mashco-Piro clan, an Indian tribe that lives in voluntary isolation, attempted to make contact in Peru’s southeastern Ama...
Actress Michelle Thrush Helps Win Oil Company Concession for Indigenous Ecuadorians
Canadian Gemini award–winning Cree actress and self-proclaimed “artist in solidarity with Idle No More” Michelle Thrush is wielding her celebrity clout in defense of Indigenous Peo...
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