Apache Sue To Protect Religious Freedom

By Apache Stronghold, Popular Resistance. -

Apache Stronghold, on behalf of traditional Apache religious and cultural leaders, sued the Trump administration today in U.S. District Court in Phoenix to stop the transfer of Oak Flat, [...]

Marx Didn’t Invent Socialism, Nor Did He Discover It

By Steve Lalla, MR Online. -

There’s no debate that Marx didn’t invent socialism. As co-editor of a French-German radical newspaper by 1843, a young Marx would have read the term “socialism” used by French author Pierre [...]

As A Native American, Here’s What I Want You To Know About Thanksgiving

By Corinne Oestreich, Huff Post. -

Native Americans don’t just live on reservations, we live in cities, and we live internationally. I grew up in the Silicon Valley of California. I was born in the city and have lived here my [...]

Houseless Camp: ‘It’s A Sovereign Place’

By Stewart Huntington, Indian Country Today. -

Rapid City, SD - When Lakota activists set up a camp for homeless relatives in this Black Hills town last month, the police descended immediately and shut it down. The response? The activists [...]

Indigenous Anarchic Hierarchy

By Eepa, IAF-FAI.org. -

It is possible to characterize positions of hierarchy within some Indigenous systems as hierarchies based on respect, not domination. People may hold a position as ‘chief’ in a hierarchy that [...]

Indigenous Knowledge Revives Ancient Clam Garden Practices

By Monica Whitepigeon, Native News Online. -

La Conner, WA - Tribal communities are reviving 3,500-year-old eco-friendly practices to create sustainable beaches along the Pacific Northwest Coast. Teams of tribal members and scientists in [...]

An Indigenous Māori View Of Doughnut Economics

By Juhi Shareef, Resilience.org. -

Working in sustainability, one understands that context is key. When we fail to identify or understand the nuanced, complex, systemic and local context of a situation, the best-intentioned [...]

Tribes Sue Over Border Wall

By Native News Online. -

Washington - A group of federally recognized tribes sued the Trump Administration on Wednesday over construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, saying the controversial barrier impinges on [...]

Naga Tribes Face Loss of Land And Forest Under New Law

By Robert Bociaga, Mongabay. -

The Naga tribes inhabit the hills in the northwestern corner of Myanmar and northeast India. They had long been isolated from outside culture, dwelling in independent village republics. This [...]

Large Indigenous Territories Are Necessary For Culture And Biodiversity

By Liz Kimbrough, Monga Bay. -

In Brazil, indigenous lands make up 13.5% of the national territory and are home to half a million indigenous peoples speaking 280 distinct languages. New research, published in the [...]

‘Trying To Teach Ourselves’ Deep-Rooted Knowledge

By Sydney Akridge, Indian Country Today. -

Cheryl Morales started the medicinal garden at the Aaniiih Nakoda College’s demonstration farm in 2010 with only four plants: yarrow, echinacea, plantain and liquorice root. After 10 years, the [...]

Tribal Leaders Call Bears Ears Opening An ‘Unlawful Action’

By Joaqlin Estus, Indian Country Today. -

Trump administration opens southern Utah national monument lands to development including grazing, mining, and oil and gas development Thursday the Trump administration announced it was [...]

Chaco Canyon, Chaco Earth

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, N.M.—A bitter wind whipped down the 10-mile-long Chaco Canyon, kicking up swirls of dust among the thorny greasewood and sagebrush bushes. I ducked behind [...]

Yellowstone’s Buffalo Trap Blocked

By Wild Buffalo Defense. -

Yellowstone National Park, Gardiner Basin, MT - Early this morning, Buffalo Field Campaign patrols in Gardiner discovered “some interesting events” taking place at the access road to [...]