Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: Native Americans

Remember This When You Talk About Standing Rock

Yes, everyone should be talking about climate change. But we deserve to survive because our lives are worth defending in their own right — not simply because “this affects us all.”

VIDEO: “The Police Killings No One Is Talking About”

Native Americans are more likely to be killed by police than any other group, including African Americans.

One Tribe’s ‘Long Walk’ Upstream for Environmental and Cultural Justice

Wisconsin's Menominee tap their forebears—and Native American cultural rebirth underway in North Dakota—on a walk to protect their river.

Democracy out of Reach for Some Native Americans

The U.S. has done almost nothing to make voting accessible for some Native American tribes. A federal judge on Tuesday will hear an emergency motion to open more polling locations.

50 Native Tribes Join Fight to Prevent Delisting of Yellowstone Grizzly...

The treaty signed today makes a statement about the core interests of Native American and Native Canadian peoples in the survival of the grizzly bear.

U.S. to Pay $492M to 17 American Indian Tribes

Even as the U.S. government pats itself on the back over these settlements regarding the abuse of American Indian land, a federal judge has ruled against the Standing Rock tribe’s request to halt construction of the crude-oil pipeline.

Native Americans in Nevada Will Have to Travel Almost 100 Miles...

When confronted about the disparity, the state claimed that Native Americans can still register by mail or on the internet.

Native People Waging Historic Struggle Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Hundreds of Native Americans have mobilized to oppose the construction of a major oil pipeline across the Missouri River.

Media Silent as Native Americans Successfully Halt Construction on Oil Pipeline

It’s the Keystone XL Pipeline all over again.

Bernie Sanders Delivers Passionate Speech on Native American Rights

Bernie Sanders continues his commitment to fighting for Native American's rights by dedicating the majority of his rally speech in Arizona to talking about the serious issues they face in today's society.

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Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.