Tribes Mount Organized Responses To COVID-19

By Lisa Hardy, Gwendolyn Saul and Kerry F. Thompson, The Conversation. -

As the months roll by, the pandemic continues to hit Indigenous nations hard. But this phenomenon is not new. Epidemics have been part of colonialism since settlers arrived. Health inequities [...]

Prayer Walk Demands Justice For Native Man Assaulted By US Feds

Native groups have taken to Petroglyphs National Monument in Tiwa Territory, commonly known as Albuquerque, New Mexico, to demand justice for Darrell House, a native man who was brutally tasered [...]

Battle Brewing In Canada Over Rights Of Indigenous Peoples

By Brett Forester, APTN News. -

Non-Indigenous opponents fear it would give First Nations, Inuit and Metis too much power. Indigenous opponents fear it won’t give them enough. Supporters tout it as a leap forward on rights, [...]

UN Experts Concerned About Charges Against US Indigenous Leader

Nicholas Tilsen, human rights defender of the Oglala-Lakȟóta Sioux Nation and president of the indigenous-led NDN Collective, is due in court on 18 December, charged with four felonies and three [...]

Statement On The Defense Of Chi’chil Bildagoteel, Oak Flat

By the Alliance for Global Justice, Popular Resistance. -

The Alliance for Global Justice stands in solidarity with Apache Clans and over 300 Native Nations who seek to protect the Oak Flat site of south-eastern Arizona from devastating copper mining [...]

Indigenous Women Lead Land Struggle Against Wealthiest People In The US

By The Red Nation. -

While the United States shudders in the shambles of another election year, whether from a collective sigh of relief or fear of what’s to come, a different system of governance blooms in a swath [...]

Iowa Tribe Creates National Park

Lincoln, NE — The Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska is creating the nation's largest tribal national park on a forested bluff overlooking the Missouri River and a historic site of its [...]

Trump Administration Is Rushing To Mine Sacred Tribal Land

By Carly Nairn, Ecowatch. -

In yet another attack on the environment before leaving office, the Trump administration is seeking to transfer ownership of San Carlos Apache holy ground in Oak Flat, Arizona, to a copper mining [...]

Indigenous Activists Are Occupying The Hamptons Until Thanksgiving

By Loretta Graceffo, Waging Nonviolence. -

Between the Atlantic Ocean and the Peconic Bay of Long Island, there is an isthmus known as Canoe Place. Thousands of years ago, the land was where the native Shinnecock tribe carried their [...]

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 [...]

Open Letter From Williams Family About Police Intimidation At Land Back Lane

By the Williams Family, Yellowhead Institute. -

About a hundred years ago, in 1927, when First Nation peoples were increasingly organizing land claims, the federal government amended the Indian Act to make it illegal for anyone to fundraise [...]

Police Use Violence Against Land Defenders At Land Back Lane

By Christopher Curtis, Ricochet Media. -

Six Nations, Ontario - An argument between police and land defenders erupted in violence Thursday when officers tried to arrest someone outside a protest camp on Haudenosaunee [...]

Land Grab Universities

By Robert Lee and Tristan Ahtone, High Country News. -

On August 29, 1911, a Yahi man known as Ishi came out of hiding near Oroville, California. He had spent decades evading settlers after the massacre of his community in the 1860s and had recently [...]

Wet’suwet’en Women Occupy Pipeline Drillsite To Protect Their Sacred Headwaters

Coastal GasLink has called in the RCMP to try and remove Wet’suwet’en community members and Indigenous youth as they hold a ceremony at a proposed drill site for Coastal Gaslink’s pipeline. [...]

Breaking The Cycle Of Colonization

By Climate Justice Alliance. -

Indigenous peoples have suffered and continue to suffer from historic injustices as a result of dehumanization and racism and the colonization and dispossession of their lands, territories and [...]

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