Tag: Native Americans
"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."
Democratic members of Congress held a hearing Tuesday on the effects of the shutdown on health, education and employment in Native communities.
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.
Tribal nations have always been on the front lines of environmental protection. Now their neighbors are catching up.
In light of important midterm election wins, two Native journalists revisit the influence of Indigenous peoples on democracy through the ages.
"I’ll go to Congress to make sure that we are paying attention to the issues that folks care about."
The effort followed a U.S. Supreme Court decision last month that allowed state voter identification requirements to go into effect for the general election.
The decision means that potentially thousands of Native Americans will not be able to vote in the upcoming elections.
Tribes – with celebrity help – are mobilizing members ahead of midterms.