Tag: Native Americans
Native study of the natural world is exceptionally deep and nuanced at understanding and protecting ecosystems.
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.
Another way to describe this recent adoption of Native American identity is what I call “racial shifting.”
Thus do racists defend “manifest destiny,” the delusion that God endorsed genocide, the greatest single theft of land, freedom and property in history.
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 finally has a seat at the table.
“No way would Black or Brown people be treated that way had they attacked a symbol of our democracy.”
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez called it a “truly a historic and unprecedented day for all Indigenous people.”
Haaland’s nomination was backed by progressives, as well as more than 120 tribal leaders, who sent a letter to Biden last month urging him to select her for the post.
Environmental and Indigenous groups say this construction threatens the water where Native Americans harvest wild rice and also would be a factor in increasing climate change.