Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: indigenous people

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).

These Indigenous women are reclaiming stolen land in the Bay Area

“We want to be able to figure out how to give the land back to Indigenous people.”

Venezuela: Indigenous people are forgotten victims of crisis as profits trump...

The result of this is a breakdown of the relationship between the Venezuelan state and indigenous people, and a return to the longstanding struggle over territory and mining resources.

Maine becomes latest state to ditch Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples’...

There has been a growing movement to change the name of Columbus Day, which has been a federal holiday since 1934.

Notre Dame and the fight for sacred lands

“Part of our slogan has been ‘what part of sacred don’t you understand?’ Essentially we’re saying, why isn’t it enough for us to say a site is sacred and should be set aside and protected and respected because it’s integral for our spiritual practice to be continued.”

In the search for missing women, neighbors and family members pair...

Often, Indigenous communities don’t trust that police will act on reports of violence.

Indigenous peoples go to court to save the Amazon from oil...

Historic lawsuit launched by the Waorani people of Ecuador to save their homes – and our planet – from destruction.

“Water is life”: Midwestern floods threaten Indigenous communities at forefront of...

As Nebraska and the U.S. Midwest recover from devastating climate change-fueled floods, we speak with Lakota historian Nick Estes on how two centuries of indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming “Water is life.”

Indigenous organizers halted plans for oil drilling in the Amazon

After months of protest, the government scaled back its plans – at least temporarily.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

Why is Barack Obama the best?

Looking back at the flaws of past presidents, one can understand why Obama is the best. Because by comparison, he looks sterling.

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

‘A message that America will tolerate war crimes’: Trump poised to pardon war criminals

“It was important that the perpetrators of those horrific offenses were brought to justice. Now Trump, in a twisted, grotesque ‘celebration’ of Memorial Day, wants to pardon these and other murderers?!

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