Yurok Tribe Grows Solutions In Soil Of Crises

By Mackenzie Wilkes, Indian Country Today. -

A drought, a virus and a landslide – these concurrent crises have worsened the food insecurity of Northern California’s Yurok Tribe and spurred some citizens to explore their own [...]

Remembering The Greatest 4th Of July Speech Of All Time

By Alan Gilbert, www.democratic-individuality.blogspot.com -

Frederick Douglass' speech is one of the 5 or 10 greatest American public speeches (enslaved and escaped, Douglass was a brilliant writer and speaker). Here is one vivid paragraph: "What, to [...]

Rethinking 4th Of July With Historical Truths

Ray Raphael offers some context for the Declaration of Independence: In 1997, Pauline Maier published American Scripture, where she uncovered 90 state and local "declarations of independence" [...]

Water Protectors Make Minnesota’s Line 3 Pipeline The Next Target Of Resistance

By Stellan Vinthagen, Waging Nonviolence. -

The fight for self-governance on White Earth: The Line 3 pipeline will bring tar sands oil — the worst kind of dirty fossil fuel — from Canada through the United States. It will pass through over [...]

Indigenous Studies Requirement Is A ‘No Brainer’

By Dalton Walker, Indian Country Today   -

A land full of rich Ojibwe culture and Dakota history that stretches back hundreds of years can go unnoticed to college students attending a northern Minnesota university in the thick of Indian [...]

Our Movements Are Greater Than Trump

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

More women are activated, and this is definitely a positive. The challenge is to move them to recognize the deep roots of the crises we face and how to organize in ways that support, rather than [...]

America Was Never White

By Joe Krulder, historynewsnetwork.org -

By Joe Krulder for the History News Network. Events in Charlottesville recently cascaded into domestic terrorism. Three dead and dozens wounded as neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other [...]

Senators’ Bombshell: DAPL Pipeline Did Not Have Key Permits

By Rob Capriccioso, www.indiancountrymedianetwork.com -

By Rob Capriccioso for Indian Country Today. Top Senate Democrats are questioning whether the builder and manager of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) had a permit to construct a controversial [...]

Dakota Pipeline Is One More Story Of Indigenous Injustice

By Mark Trahant, www.trahantreports.com -

By Mark Trahant for Trahant Reports. Every preposterous and painful image from North Dakota is another reminder of injustice: The massive police, military-style occupation of Standing Rock Treaty [...]

#NoDAPL Vow to Stay All Winter, File Lawsuit Against Police

By Staff, www.commondreams.org -

By Staff for Common Dreams. Native American leaders vowed on Saturday to protest through the winter against a North Dakota oil pipeline they say threatens water resources and sacred lands and are [...]

A Talking Puppet s Teaching Kids An Endangered Language

By Tristan Ahtone, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Tristan Ahtone for Yes Magazine. Norway - A good puppet has to be liked, so Binnabánnaš was given a pair of friendly brown eyes, a set of uneven blue antlers, and leather shoes with red trim [...]

Indigenous Peoples Day Sweeps Nation; 27 #NoDAPL Arrests

By Nika Knight, www.commondreams.org -

By Nika Knight for Common Dreams. As the movement to abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day finds success in communities from Phoenix, Arizona to the state of Vermont, [...]

Appeals Court Halts Dakota Access Pipeline Work Pending Hearing

By Staff, www.indianz.com -

By Staff for Indianz. A federal appeals court has handed a temporary victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe as the #NoDAPL fight continues. The D.C. [...]

Global Call To Action In Solidarity With Dakota Pipeline Resistance

By Staff, www.risingtidenorthamerica.org -

By Staff, Rising Tide of North America. The Red Warrior Camp, in partnership with the Camp of the Sacred Stones issued an official Call to Action Wednesday for allies from around the world to [...]

The People’s Caravan From Cleveland RNC To Philadelphia DNC

By Staff for the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance. There are three major defining factors of this moment: white rage and misogyny escalated by the presidential elections; extractive [...]

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