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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
Cutest Species on Earth Discovered by Scientists: Hello, Olinguito!
It rivals both teddy bears and kittens for cuteness, and until recently this animal's existence was not known to those beyond its habitat high in the Andes...
No Rest, No Peace for Lonesome George: Giant Tortoise Gets Stuffed
It seems that Lonesome George, the Galápagos tortoise who never mated and then died a year ago at age 100, will not be permitted to rest in peace, after all...
Grounding of Morales Plane Could Push Bolivia to Give Snowden Asylum
Bolivia's President Evo Morales is now on his way home from an official trip to Russia following a night stranded in Vienna after France, Spain, Portugal and Italy denied his plane...
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...
New Bolivian Ambassador to Ecuador Is Indigenous Woman Leader
For the first time in history the new Bolivian Ambassador to Ecuador is an indigenous woman, Rusena Maribel Santamaria Mamani, a former leader of a women’s agricultural union...
Samia Maldonado, Kichwa Filmmaker Uses Film to Recovery the Kichwa Culture
Samia Maldonado a Kichwa psychologist turned filmmaker from Otavalo, Ecuador was in Paris to present her documentary Mindalae during the Geneva film festival – Filmar por Latin Ame...
Oil and Gas Drilling on the Rise in Ecuador and Peru; Indigenous Communities Share Concerns
Tensions over oil and gas drilling on or near indigenous territories in the Amazon have flared again as Ecuador seeks bidders for oil leases and a company in Peru expands its opera...
Chevron Assets Frozen in Argentina as Part of Amazonian Lawsuit
Chevron has not yet paid any of the massive fine levied against it in Ecuador so the plaintiffs in that case have taken their fight to the international stage...
Indigenous Plaintiffs Score Two Victories in Battle Against Chevron
Indigenous and rural plaintiffs from Lago Agrio, Ecuador have won two battles recently in their efforts to sue the U.S...
A Kichwa Victory Against Big Oil and Government in New Documentary
The Kichwa people of Sarayaku, Ecuador won two major victories this year: in April, for the first time in their history, the government of Ecuador acknowledged responsibility for i...
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