Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: Indigenous Peoples Day

Native Americans protesting Trump border wall tear gassed, arrested by US...

United States Border Patrol agents and Arizona law enforcement officials violently repressed a peaceful action held Monday morning by roughly 30 land and water protectors.

Indigenous Peoples Day comes amid a reckoning over colonialism and calls...

As Indigenous peoples the world over continue to defend ancestral lands, Indigenous Peoples Day can have important meaning, more than just the renaming of a national holiday.

The Native history of Indigenous Peoples Day

As more cities and states consider marking Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day, one Native American scholar aims to set the record straight on where the movement began.

“We’re still here”: Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration reflects ongoing resistance to...

Christopher Columbus arrived in the Bahamas 527 years ago this week, unleashing a brutal genocide that killed tens of millions of Native...

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.

On Indigenous People’s Day, a look at the movement to revive...

This means that restoring food sovereignty to Native communities requires the re-introduction of indigenous food production, distribution practices and infrastructure, in concert with the re-valuation of traditional ecological knowledge that has long been sidelined from Western notions of science.

Los Angeles changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day

“This gesture of replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day is a very small step in apologizing and in making amends.”

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Climate paralysis? Try multisolving

There’s an approach called “multisolving” that can move us from paralysis to action.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.