Indigenous Studies Requirement Is A ‘No Brainer’

By Dalton Walker, Indian Country Today   -

A land full of rich Ojibwe culture and Dakota history that stretches back hundreds of years can go unnoticed to college students attending a northern Minnesota university in the thick of Indian [...]

Behind the headlines: #ShutDownCanada

By Dawn Marie Paley, -

I write from Vancouver Island, where emptied tankers sit in the harbor, unable to go to port because of rail blockades in solidarity with Indigenous land defenders. As I write, we are [...]

Native Language Schools Are Taking Back Education

By Abaki Beck, -

For more than 150 years, the Wôpanâak language was silent. With no fluent speakers alive, the language of the Mashpee Wampanoag people existed only in historical documents. It was by all measures [...]

A Talking Puppet s Teaching Kids An Endangered Language

By Tristan Ahtone, -

By Tristan Ahtone for Yes Magazine. Norway - A good puppet has to be liked, so Binnabánnaš was given a pair of friendly brown eyes, a set of uneven blue antlers, and leather shoes with red trim [...]

Moose Cree First Nation Seeks To Revitalize Its Language

By Lauren Wildgoose, -

By Lauren Wildgoose for IC Magazine - The Moose Cree First Nation, located on Moose Factory Island at the southern end of James Bay, is engaged in a series of community-based language [...]

Wetiko: The Pathology Of Greed

By Staff, -

By Staff of The Rules - Wetiko is an Algonquin word for a cannibalistic spirit or thought-form driven by greed, excess and selfish consumption. It deludes it host into believing that consuming [...]

81-Year-Old Wrote Dictionary To Save Her Tribe’s Dying Language

By Anna Culaba, -

By Anna Culaba for Ryot - Even though it seems like the English language has pretty much given up on life, it’s more alive than ever as we add more and more words like “selfie” and “YOLO” to our [...]