Support For Nuclear Ban Treaty Is Rising

By John Letman, Truthout. -

Nuclear tensions and nuclear spending are on the rise, but the elevated danger of nuclear weapons is overshadowed as other urgent global threats from the COVID pandemic, climate and environmental [...]

Treaties Offer New Aid In Environmental Fights

By Mary Annette Pember, Indian Country Today. -

Native treaty rights are becoming powerful tools for protecting the environment against government mismanagement and destructive private industries, as worldwide efforts intensify to halt climate [...]

For The Nez Perce, A Proposed Gold Mine Is A Symbol Of Broken Promises

By Marcie Carter, In These Times. -

As a citizen of the Nez Percé, or Nimíipuu, which means the People, I look at gold mining as a symbol of broken promises. In 1855, when my ancestors entered into a treaty with the United [...]

Blackfeet Federation Seeks Permanent Protection For Badger Two Medicine

By Clara Caufield, Native Sun News. -

Recently, the Blackfeet Tribal Council, MT announced its goal of securing permanent Federal government for the Badger Two Medicine area, sacred site to them. Specifically, they are seeking a new [...]

The Supreme Court Ruling On Oklahoma Was Welcome, But…

By Nick Estes, NBC News. -

The U.S. legal system from the Supreme Court on down delivered a suite of rulings over the past week that have reaffirmed Indigenous land rights and environmental protections. From the Virginias [...]