Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: indigenous women

‘We don’t trust Enbridge’: Indigenous women push Biden to block line...

"The construction of this pipeline will bring massive risk and destruction. We do not want to see irreversible damage to our land, water, and wild rice. We do not want our lifeways destroyed."

Why Indigenous activists are occupying the Hamptons until Thanksgiving

As a leader of Sovereignty Camp 2020, Shinnecock attorney Tela Troge discusses why they are protesting a lawsuit by New York state.

The banality of evocation

Perhaps in 2020, the best monuments to the fight for women’s rights — for all our rights — may look nothing like what most of us would imagine.

‘A matter of life and death’: COP 25 protest outside US...

"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."

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

For Indigenous women, the #MeToo movement is a deeper fight against...

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, our fight goes deeper into the roots of colonial power to which we have never consented.

Why aren’t fossil fuel companies held accountable for missing and murdered...

Resource extraction takes a toll on more than just the economy and the environment.

2020 candidates address historical trauma, missing Indigenous women & more at...

Exploring the candidates’ proposals to tackle issues affecting the Native American community, including the chronic murder and disappearance of Native American girls and women, land sovereignty, and generational trauma caused by colonialism.

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

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

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.