Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Native Americans

How Albuquerque hopes to meet the unique needs of urban Native...

In Albuquerque, Native Americans account for about 4% of the population, yet they make up 44% of the city’s homeless population, according...

#MeToo in Indian Country; ‘We don’t talk about this enough’

Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth.

How tribes are harnessing cutting-edge data to plan for climate change

The tribes in the Pacific Northwest are leaders in climate adaptation and have mounted multifaceted responses to the threats they face.

Can Native American tribes protect their land if they’re not recognized...

State laws and policies in California have made some progress possible, but many tribes still lack legal recognition and struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and the environment.

56 million Native American deaths caused by European colonizers changed Earth’s...

"For once, we've been able to balance all the boxes and realize that the only way the Little Ice Age was so intense is ... because of the genocide of millions of people."

Native American communities bear brunt of shutdown with medicine shortages &...

Democratic members of Congress held a hearing Tuesday on the effects of the shutdown on health, education and employment in Native communities.

Native Americans take power

“Voting is how we exercise our sovereignty. We are here, we are part of the process. We’ve been an afterthought, and that’s not the case anymore.”

U.S. to investigate discrimination against Native American students on Montana reservation

The Education Department said it will look into a long-standing complaint of racial inequities in Wolf Point schools after The New York Times and ProPublica wrote a story about the issue.

How Native and white communities make alliances to protect the earth

Tribal nations have always been on the front lines of environmental protection. Now their neighbors are catching up.

“We are still here”: Native Americans win a voice in government

In light of important midterm election wins, two Native journalists revisit the influence of Indigenous peoples on democracy through the ages.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.