How Hitler Found His Blueprint For A German Empire

By David Carroll Cochran, Waging Nonviolence. -

Native peoples in the United States continue to struggle for justice. While this year brought some important victories, such as Washington’s NFL team finally dropping its racist name and logo, [...]

‘We Have To Be Ever More Vigilant’ About The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples

By Joaqlin Estus, Indian Country Today. -

The agreement took some 25 years of diplomacy, negotiations back and forth, defining words, until finally a document was produced that 144 of the world’s nations agreed to sign on September 13, [...]

The New Faces Of BC’s Old-Growth Activism

By Serena Renner, The Tyee. -

Torrance Coste’s dusty Nissan XTerra disappears in a cloud of grey dirt. He’s checking out recent logging activity around Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park on southern Vancouver Island for the [...]

Chiapas, The Return Of Paz Y Justicia

By Luis Hernández Navarro, Chiapas Support Committee. -

Terror returned to Tila, Chiapas, hand in hand with the resurgence of the paramilitary group named Desarrollo, Paz y Justicia (Development, Peace and Justice). One after another, armed attacks, [...]

Navajo Nation And White Mountain Apache Tribe Chase Down A Virus

By Kalen Goodluck, High Country News. -

On a mild morning in April at Arizona’s Whiteriver Indian Hospital, Dr. Ryan Close tested nasal swabs from two members of an eight-person household on the Fort Apache Reservation northwest of [...]

Oklahoma Is – Always Has Been – Native Land

By Dwanna L. McKay, The Conversation. -

Any shock that tribal nations have sovereignty over their own land reflects a serious misunderstanding of American history. For Oklahoma – indeed, all of North America – has always been, for lack [...]

Seattle: Get Police Out Of Handling Homeless

By Joaqlin Estus, Indian Country Today. -

The National Coalition to End Urban Indigenous Homelessness wrote to the mayor of Seattle this week demanding the removal of the Seattle police department from a team handling homelessness. It [...]

Unprecedented Ruling For Indigenous Peoples

By Matías Duarte, Diego Morales and Erika Schmidhuber Peña, Open Global Rights. -

On April 2, a ruling issued in Costa Rica by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights resounded strongly in the arid north of Argentina. For more than two decades, the original communities of the [...]

Suicidal Empire

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, Popular Resistance. -

Let us talk about the suicidal aspect. Ever since the US government turned its economy to the control of a "federal reserve" (which is not federal or government but private bankers), it had [...]

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 [...]

Fortress On A Hill: Interview With Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

By Danny Sjursen, Fortress on a Hill. -

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, legendary activist and author of An Indigenous People’s History of the United States, stopped by the podcast to discuss her journey to studying and writing about indigenous [...]

Indigenous Leadership Points The Way Out Of The COVID Crisis

By Yoav Litvin, Truthout. -

The United States is in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected more than 1.2 million people and claimed over 70,000 lives. President Donald Trump has failed the American public, [...]

Victory: Evangelical Missionaries Barred From Uncontacted Tribes’ Land

By Survival International. -

Brazil - In a landmark ruling, a Brazilian judge has blocked evangelical missionaries from making contact with uncontacted tribes in the Javari Valley, home to the greatest concentration of such [...]

Trump Administration Ordered Land Taken Out Of Trust, Tribal Chairman Says

By Ryan Spencer, Capenews.net -

The secretary of the Department of the Interior has ordered that the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s reservation land be disestablished, Tribal Council chairman Cedric Cromwell said in a statement [...]

Indian Health Services Is Ill-Prepared For The Coronavirus Crisis

By Dr. Melissa Riley, Rewire.news. -

Most Native Americans rely on Indian Health Services (IHS), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), for their health-care needs. Since it was established in 1955, [...]