Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: indigenous people

Indigenous protectors are defending the Amazon and ‘paying with their lives’

Human rights groups warned in an open letter that the Amazon’s last uncontacted indigenous people face “genocide,” amid raging fires and mounting incursions into their territories.

National Missing and Unidentified Persons System is providing free training on...

“Everybody can access this system. It’s not just for law enforcement.”

A new bill could help protect the sacred seeds of indigenous...

Clayton Brascoupé has farmed in the red-brown foothills of New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo Mountains for more than 45 years. A Mohawk-Anishnaabe originally...

Why more places are abandoning Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous...

While Columbus Day affirms the story of a nation created by Europeans for Europeans, Indigenous Peoples Day emphasizes Native histories and Native people.

Indigenous people demand an end to detention on stolen lands

“As the original caretakers of these lands and territories, we have inherent authority over migration and demand an end to these barbaric acts.”

Why Bolivian indigenous movements draw their power from oral history

Despite defeats both political and economic, despite everything, the “ayllus” endure.

U.S. suicide rates soar with Indigenous Women particularly vulnerable

U.S. suicide rates have reached the highest level since World War II.

These people are giving a voice to missing and murdered indigenous...

More than 4 in 5 American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence and more than 1 in 2 have experienced sexual violence.

Maine becomes first state to ban Native American mascots at public...

"Our people, communities and understanding and respect for one another are Maine's source of pride, and it is time our symbols reflect that."

Arctic word games or Indigenous survival?

Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response (an idea that was trashed by the Trump administration).

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Small steps against climate change

Let’s start thinking about ways such as this to stop necessary waste.

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Warren vs. Buttigieg clash offers contrast with Bernie’s consistency

he finger-pointing by Warren and Buttigieg over their histories has helped showcase the one front runner whose history is consistent and progressive.

New York becomes third state to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos

This move could help protect children, agricultural workers, and the environment.