Tag: indigenous people
"Our people, communities and understanding and respect for one another are Maine's source of pride, and it is time our symbols reflect that."
“We want to be able to figure out how to give the land back to Indigenous people.”
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.
There has been a growing movement to change the name of Columbus Day, which has been a federal holiday since 1934.
“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.”
Often, Indigenous communities don’t trust that police will act on reports of violence.
Historic lawsuit launched by the Waorani people of Ecuador to save their homes – and our planet – from destruction.
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.”
After months of protest, the government scaled back its plans – at least temporarily.