Leech Lake Homelands Returned

By Dalton Walker, Indian Country Today. -

Nearly 12,000 acres taken from the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in the 1940s and 1950s will be returned. Legislation that called for the Chippewa National Forest to transfer 11,760 acres to the [...]

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 [...]

Reclaimed Space Sprouts From Uprising’s Embers

By Jenn Schreiter, Unicorn Riot. -

Minneapolis, MN – Without waiting for permission, growers began planting vegetables and herbs in an empty lot on Lake Street and 17th Avenue. Their aim was to reclaim the dormant land on behalf [...]

Garifuna Communities Of Honduras Resist Corporate Land Grabs

By Samira Jubis, www.coha.org -

By Samira Jubis for Council on Hemispheric Affairs - The fate of the Garifuna people of Honduras hangs in the balance as they face a Honduran state that is all too eager to accommodate the [...]

Indigenous Camp Outside Brazil Congress For Land Rights

By Ashoka Jegroo, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

Almost 1,500 indigenous people from about 200 different tribes have been protesting in Brazil’s capital as part of a National Week of Indigenous Mobilization. These actions coincide with Brazil’s [...]