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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
Achuar Lawsuit Against Occidental Petroleum Ends With Settlement
A decade-long legal battle over pollution from oil drilling has ended with the announcement of a settlement between Occidental Petroleum and five Achuar communities on the Corrient...
Marginalization and Cultural Choice
Policy makers and academics often describe the contemporary condition of Indigenous Peoples as marginalized politically and economically...
Mapping Sacred Indigenous Sites Along the Black River In Brazil
The mapping of sacred indigenous sites along the Black River (Rio Negro) in Brazil’s Amazon, known as the Anaconda Expedition, moved into its second phase this year, bringing toget...
Indigenous Territories Play Dual Role As Homelands and Protected Areas
Indigenous communities claim—and scientific evidence increasingly shows—that indigenous forested territories are as well protected as, or better protected than, government-designat...
Isolated Awa in Brazil Forced Out of Their Lands Again by Illegal Loggers
Illegal logging is forcing isolated indigenous people out of their territory again in Maranhao province in northern Brazil, renewing concerns of further deaths from assaults and ex...
Evo Morales Begins Historic Third Term as President of Bolivia
Clad in a brown tunic and crimson hat adorned with gold, Evo Morales emerged from a stone door in the ancient city of Tiwanaku on January 21 to address the waiting crowd and begin ...
Indigenous Warriors Who Shut Down Oil Facility in Ecuador Arrested
After attacking and shutting down an oil field in Ecuador in early January, most of the Waorani warriors who were arrested for the attack will be tried soon for sabotage and paraly...
Industries Suffer If They Do Not Respect Indigenous Rights, Report Says
The disrespect of indigenous rights by companies and governments is both unjust and bad for business according to a special report issued by indigenous scholars at First Peoples Wo...
Photo: People + Rights = Living Forests, Bringing Attention to Climate Change
Indigenous activists and allies sent a message to the world and the participants in the UN COP20 climate change summit in Lima, Peru in December, forming a human banner stating (in...
Indigenous Rights Get Little Mention In Climate Agreement
Indigenous groups called for international climate change agreements to respect human rights and land rights at a United Nations summit here, but the meeting ended with an agreemen...
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