Tag: indigenous rights
"It's a matter of life and death, of dignity, which is why all federal initiatives must include local Indigenous communities in positions of leadership that recognize and respect our sovereignty."
“There are huge gaps in the way the federal government responds to tribes when a natural disaster occurs.”
Hunting has a bad reputation and is rarely considered in forest governance and conservation strategies. But what if, instead, we tried to learn from it?
Despite the flawed state decision, three federal lawsuit challenges to pipeline project continue to proceed.
“We want to be able to figure out how to give the land back to Indigenous people.”
Often, Indigenous communities don’t trust that police will act on reports of violence.
Long ignored by the media, the people of Chagos struggle relentlessly to reclaim islands that the U.S. and U.K. stole for a military base.
“What these new maps show us is that understanding Indigenous perspectives and Indigenous contributions to conservation are essential when negotiating local or global conservation agreements."