Tag: sacred land
These Indigenous women are reclaiming stolen land in the Bay Area
“We want to be able to figure out how to give the land back to Indigenous people.”
Notre Dame and the fight for sacred lands
“Part of our slogan has been ‘what part of sacred don’t you understand?’ Essentially we’re saying, why isn’t it enough for us to say a site is sacred and should be set aside and protected and respected because it’s integral for our spiritual practice to be continued.”
Can Native American tribes protect their land if they’re not recognized...
State laws and policies in California have made some progress possible, but many tribes still lack legal recognition and struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and the environment.
This Thanksgiving, a look at the indigenous communities making the climate...
Here are a handful of front-line organizations and efforts connecting climate change and indigenous communities.
Why Native Americans struggle to protect their sacred places
While Congress created the American Indian Religious Freedom Act to provide “access to sacred sites,” it has been open to interpretation.