Mapping Out Missing And Murdered Native Women: ‘I Would Want My Story To Have Meaning’

By Mary Annette Pember, -

“Hand-drawn maps have great potential to reflect our ways of knowing,” said Lucchesi in an interview with Rewire.News. A recent example of this is a map Lucchesi created in preparation for the [...]

‘It’s Time for Indian Women to Be Heard’: Promise And Problems Of Tribal Law And Order Act

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Although proponents of the act are disappointed in the DOJ’s limited support of it, they remain hopeful about the future and the potential for such legislation to help Native women. “The Tribal [...]

Indigenous Women Unite To Defend The Amazon, Mother Earth And Climate Justice

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It was the first time ever that indigenous Amazonian women from seven nationalities, including the Kichwa, Sápara, Shiwiar, Shuar, Achuar, Andoa, and Waorani, joined forces and marched together [...]

No Indigenous Women, No Women’s Movement

By Sarah Sunshine Manning, -

It is no secret that, beginning with the first wave of feminism, the women’s movement has been a white woman’s crusade. While white women championed suffrage in the late 19th and early 20th [...]

Indigenous Woman Occupying WA State Capitol Lawn Arrested

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In the pre-dawn hours of the fourth day of an indigenous-led occupation of the State Capitol grounds in Olympia, WA, one Native American woman was taken out of a “tarpee” (a contemporary teepee) [...]

Indigenous Women Activists Occupy Washington State Capitol

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Seven indigenous women and several earth defenders have occupied the Washington State Capitol to address climate change and native treaty rights as the state legislature opens for session. The [...]

Indigenous Women Occupy Washington State Capitol Lawn

By Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath, -

Sitting in a tarpee erected outside the Capitol Building in the US state of Washington, seven Indigenous women and their supporters have vowed to stay put. They will stay until they are either [...]

Mexico: Indigenous Women Fight Femicide With Hip Hop

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By Staff of Tele Sur - Through music they are denouncing the stealing of their lands and violence against women. Indigenous women arrived in Mexico City to present their work defending their [...]

Native American Women Going After Europe’s Banks To Divest From Oil

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By Shannan Stoll for The Nation - Last December, calls to defund the Dakota Access pipeline and “Stand with Standing Rock” led individuals to divest millions of dollars from banks extending [...]

3 Historical Native American Women You Might Not Know

By Dina Gilio-Whitaker, -

By Dina Gilio-Whitaker for Indian Country Today - In the category of “famous Native American women,” everyone has heard of Pocahontas and Sacajawea. Both—but especially Pocahontas—have been [...]

‘We All Know Someone’ Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women

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By Mary Annette Pember for Rewire - "It’s a hard struggle when a member of your family passes away. But this Day of Awareness can mean that her memory will live on forever.” This piece is [...]

Indigenous Women Of Standing Rock Issue Heartbreaking Plea For Help Ahead Of Evacuation

By Claire Lampen, -

By Claire Lampen for News Mic - With just over a day to go before the evacuation deadline arrives at North Dakota's Oceti Sakowin camp, protesters at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation have [...]

Indigenous Women Walk Length Of Potomac River

By Anne Meador, -

By Anne Meador for DC Media Group - It wasn’t easy to catch up with Barbara Baker-larush as she walked briskly along the C&O Canal through Georgetown. Even on this magnificent autumn day, she [...]

Tragedy Of Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women In Canada

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By Staff of Truth Dig - Alex Cywink speaks quietly about his sister, Sonya Nadine Mae, in a diner on College Street in Toronto. He’s taking a break from helping his friend with his fresh-fish [...]

Canada Launches Investigation Into Murdered & Missing Indigenous Women

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By Jillian Kestler-D'Amours for Aljazeera - Toronto, Canada - Canada has announced the details of a long-awaited federal inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Canadian [...]

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