Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: Native Americans

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.

Deb Haaland, one of nation’s first Native Congresswomen, calls for probe...

"I’ll go to Congress to make sure that we are paying attention to the issues that folks care about."

North Dakota’s Native Americans surged to the polls amid disenfranchisement fears

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.

Federal judge won’t block voter ID law that strips Native Americans...

The decision means that potentially thousands of Native Americans will not be able to vote in the upcoming elections.

Backlash over North Dakota voter ID law could rally Native Americans

Tribes – with celebrity help – are mobilizing members ahead of midterms.

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Watch for Pelosi’s brilliant move: She won’t fall into the Republicans’ deadly trap

If Trump somehow escapes removal by impeachment the jury will cast their votes in the 2020 elections and they will, without question, find him guilty as charged.

Small steps against climate change

Let’s start thinking about ways such as this to stop necessary waste.

The (progressive) case against Mayor Pete

Footage of Mayor Peter praising the Tea Party at a 2010 conference and calling for more bipartisanship is not a good look for the millions of Americans hoping to chart a more progressive course post 2020.

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."