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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
Illegally Armed Group Killed Two Indian Leaders in Colombia
Maria Clara Valencia
Two Indian leaders from the Embera community in Colombia were killed by the illegally armed group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc)...
Brazil: Guarani Leader Slain by Masked Gunmen
A hit squad of some 40 masked gunmen on November 18 executed a cacique or traditional leader of Brazil’s Kaiowa-Guarani people...
Paraguay’s Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Slowly Improving
On a recent visit to Paraguay , Kyung-wha Kang, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, noted that the government has made progress to protect and respect Indigenous Peoples’...
Colombia's Cofán People Struggle Against Being Squeezed Out of Territory
In a case reminiscent of the movie Avatar, a tree symbolic to the Cofán people of southern Colombia is threatened by construction of a military base...
South Africa Proposes National Traditional Leaders Bill, Indigenous Leaders Cautious
Indigenous Peoples in South Africa have reacted with cautious optimism to President Jacob Zuma's announcement of a National Traditional Leaders Bill...
Science Paper Supports WSU Finding of ‘Earliest Known North Americans’
A bone projectile point found in a mastodon rib discovered in S’Klallam’s historical territory in 1977 has been confirmed to be 13,800 years old – 800 years older than stone tools ...
Better Test Scores for Indigenous Students in Mexico
Indigenous elementary school students in Mexico have improved their test scores in Math and Spanish again this year according to results from a national comprehensive exam, and the...
History of Oppression Told
The fall temperatures were mild but the rhetoric was heated as some of the 1,000-strong Occupy Denver participants heard Glenn Morris, a leader of the American Indian Movement – Co...
Bolivia President Moves to Reroute TIPNIS Road
Indigenous Bolivians from the National Park and Indigenous Territory Isiboro Secure (TIPNIS) won a major concession from President Evo Morales today...
A Historic Victory in Costa Rica
For the first time in Costa Rican history an indigenous community has successfully sued to recover territory that had been theirs according to earlier rulings...
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