Empty Words And Colonialism, Or Treaty Rights And Self Determination?

By Charmaine White Face, Red Abya Yala. -

On Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, United States President Joe Biden issued a first-ever Proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The first two sentences state:  “Since time immemorial, American [...]

Honor Indigenous Communities Leading The Way On Climate Justice

By Jade Begay, In These Times. -

When Christopher Columbus landed on Turtle Island, which we now call North America, he brought with him a goal of making profit — of taking from the land and people to create commerce. Today, [...]

Indigenous People’s Day Reminds Us To Acknowledge And Support Indigenous Struggles

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Today is Indigenous Peoples Day. Across the country, a growing number of cities and states are recognizing this day in place of the traditional Columbus Day. This change reflects the growing [...]

Decolonization Or Extinction – Indigenous People’s Day 2021

By Justin Teba, Red Nation. -

In 2015, The Red Nation and a coalition of Native and non-Native organizations led a successful campaign to rename the second Monday of October Indigenous Peoples’ Day (IPD) in Albuquerque, New [...]

One Of The Best Climate Solutions Is Giving Indigenous People Their Land Back

By Eric Holthaus, The Phoenix. -

The work of our time is both slow and fast, rapidly transforming human society in the short and long term simultaneously. That can’t happen without re-examining our relationships with each other [...]

Monument To Colonialism Toppled On Indigenous Peoples’ Day

By Charles Davis, Business Insider. -

New Mexico - Visitors to the historic plaza in Santa Fe, a bastion of liberalism in northern New Mexico, will find a charming square in the Spanish colonial style, surrounded by shops selling [...]