Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: indigenous women

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.

These people are giving a voice to missing and murdered indigenous...

More than 4 in 5 American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence and more than 1 in 2 have experienced sexual violence.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”