Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: Native Americans

The Unfulfilled promises of the Fort Laramie Treaty: A deep dive...

Uncovering historical injustices—the ongoing struggle of the Sioux Nation against treaty violations.

Supreme Court upholds Indian Child Welfare Act

The Supreme Court of the United States upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), which maintains Indigenous children under state care stay within their tribe rather than being placed outside their community.

Solving the climate crisis requires traditional ecological knowledge

Native study of the natural world is exceptionally deep and nuanced at understanding and protecting ecosystems.

‘Reckoning’ with the economic marginalization of Native Americans

Efforts to narrow the racial wealth divide must address the disparities that are at the heart of our nation's founding and still run through its veins in the 21st century.

How the Native American population in the US increased 87% says...

Another way to describe this recent adoption of Native American identity is what I call “racial shifting.”

Clueless Santorum perpetrates ‘second genocide’ of Native Americans

Thus do racists defend “manifest destiny,” the delusion that God endorsed genocide, the greatest single theft of land, freedom and property in history.

Pro-fossil fuel senators grill Deb Haaland as she bids to become...

Congressmember Deb Haaland, President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Interior Department, could become the first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary if she is confirmed.

‘Indian Country’ is excited about the first Native American secretary of...

Indian Country finally has a seat at the table.

Native Americans on police response to Capitol insurrection

“No way would Black or Brown people be treated that way had they attacked a symbol of our democracy.”

Native leadership for the US Department of the Interior

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez called it a “truly a historic and unprecedented day for all Indigenous people.”

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Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.

Biden signs ADVANCE Act to boost nuclear power amid controversy over safety and regulation

President Biden’s signing of the ADVANCE Act aims to accelerate nuclear power development for clean energy and jobs, but critics warn of safety and regulatory issues.

Student loan payments paused amid legal battles over Biden’s debt relief plan

As legal challenges threaten President Biden’s student debt relief efforts, the administration pauses payments for millions, sparking reactions from advocates and opponents alike.

Escalation in Yemen: Israeli airstrikes and Houthi retaliations deepen regional conflict

A new front emerges in the Middle East as Israeli airstrikes target Yemen’s Hodeidah port following Houthi drone attacks on Tel Aviv, raising concerns of a broader regional conflict.

Who’s a bigger threat to democracy—immigrants, or billionaires?

Don’t be distracted by the anti-immigrant rhetoric this election. The real impact on democracy comes from moneyed elites.