7 Acts Of Native Resistance They Don’t Teach In School

By Halee Kirkwood, Yesmagazine.org -

The history of people indigenous to the North American continent is often glossed over in education. We are badgered with the legend of Native benevolence to the pilgrims who landed on the East [...]

Duke University Gets Corporate Mining Gift To Help Exploit Indigenous People Of Peru

By Gary G. Kohls, Transcend.org -

3 Jan 2017 – Below are two articles that nicely illustrate the cunning methods that ALL multinational mining, exploration, drilling, energy extractive or oil transporting corporations use to try [...]

Canada: Indigenous People Are Not Your Incompetent Children

By Alicia Elliott, The Globe and Mail -

This is a story of how one decision illustrates the centuries-long relationship between a country's government and the Indigenous people of that land. It is a story of a name change and the [...]

Can Tiny Houses Halt Expansion Of Trans Mountain Pipeline?

By Ayşe Gürsöz, Colorlines.com -

“We thought we’d only spend a few days at Standing Rock. Instead we were there for months,” recalls Kanahus Manuel of the Secwepemc Nation in British Columbia. “That’s the story of thousands of [...]

TransCanada Faces Indigenous Pipeline Resistance In Mexico

By Steve Horn, Desmogblog.com -

Under Mexico's new legal approach to energy, pipeline project permits require consultations with Indigenous peoples living along pipeline routes. (In addition, Mexico supported the adoption of [...]

Water Is Life

By Alexander Zaitchik, Theintercept.com -

THE SKIFFS ARRIVED a few hours after sundown on September 18, a dark and moonless night in the Peruvian Amazon. They landed at several points along the broad Corrientes River, which flows south [...]

Indigenous Rights Victory In Brazil; Court Revokes License For Mine

By Christian Poirier, Amazon Watch -

In a powerful victory for indigenous rights in Brazil last week, the Toronto-based company Belo Sun Mining had its license to drill revoked by a federal court, dealing a significant setback to [...]

14th Annual Dakota Prayer Ride And Water Walk And Run

By Julian Boucher -

December 9th, members of the International Indigenous Youth Council (IIYC) and supporting runners will commence the 14th Dakota Prayer Ride— including a Water Walk & Run this year. Our spiritual [...]

The Original Community Land Trust

By Aaron Fernando, geo.coop -

By Aaron Fernando for Grassroots Economic Organizing - This form of land ownership also prices out locals from areas that they historically lived and worked in by increasing costs — catalyzing [...]

Utilizing Indigenous Thought To Cope In The Age Of Trump

By Four Arrows, truth-out.org -

By Four Arrows for Truthout - November 9, 2016, was a typical North Dakota wintry day and the cold wind bit into me. Unlike the group of fellow Veterans for Peace I was with, who had come from [...]

Annual Indigenous Peoples’ Sunrise Gathering On Alcatraz Island

By Nanette Bradley Deetz, nativenewsonline.net -

By Nanette Bradley Deetz for Native News Online - Executive Director of International Indian Treaty Council, Andrea Carmen (Yaqui) reminded everyone that we are here to reclaim our rightful [...]

Judge Orders Removal Of Gas Pipeline From Native American Property

By Staff, nativefire.blogspot.com -

By Staff of Native Americans News - In a decisive victory for Native American rights, a federal judge just ordered an energy company to completely remove a natural gas pipeline. The Free Thought [...]

First Nations Occupy Fish Farms In British Columbia To Force Action

By Brandon Jordan, wagingnonviolence.org -

By Brandon Jordan for Waging Nonviolence - The sign outside the protest encampment on Midsummer Island in British Columbia, Canada, is a blunt summation of what its inhabitants — indigenous [...]

Was America Great When It Burned Native American Babies?

By Emma Niles, truthdig.com -

By Emma Niles for Truth Dig - Benjamin Madley, a history professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, was exposed to the effects of colonization at an early age. “When I was a boy,” he [...]

Thanksgiving Guide: How To Celebrate A Sordid History

By Emma Fiala, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Emma Fiala for Mintpress News. While to many Americans the holiday serves as a reminder to give thanks, it is seen as a day of mourning by countless others. The truth is: European migrants [...]