Trump Says Native Americans’ H...

Nov 6, 2019 by

SINCE 1990, the federal government has recognized November, albeit too quietly, as National Native American Heritage Month. Like most commemorative months dedicated to honoring the culture and history of an oppressed people in the U.S., Native American Heritage Month has always been a grossly insufficient gesture.

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What western states can learn ...

Oct 30, 2019 by

For several months in 2019, it seemed wildfires wouldn’t rage across the West as they had in recent years. But then came the dry autumn and California’s Santa Ana and Diablo winds, which can drive the spread of wildfires

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98 Percent of Their Island Is ...

Jul 15, 2019 by

“Today, the land that has sustained us for generations is vanishing before our eyes.”

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‘It’s my homeland&...

May 15, 2019 by

Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public lands

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‘Sister, where did you g...

May 1, 2019 by

It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US

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5 Ways The Government Keeps Na...

Apr 7, 2019 by

Imagine if the government were responsible for looking after your best interests. All of your assets must be managed by bureaucrats on your behalf.

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The Interior Department Is Sid...

Nov 14, 2018 by

In early September, the DOI quietly rescinded two memos that provided guidance on protecting vulnerable communities and Native American sacred sites.

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Trump’s Direct Assault on Nati...

May 2, 2018 by

[Translate] by Nancy LeTourneau    WASHINGTONMONTHLY.COM   Political Animal Gage Skidmore/Flickr Much has been made of Donald Trump’s...

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The battle over Keystone XL an...

Sep 28, 2017 by

[Translate]   Mary Anne Andrei good reads By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST.ORG Rick Hammond might look like a man of contradictions to an...

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Government Whistleblower Sound...

Jul 21, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment A scientist looking for a way to help Alaska Natives whose villages are sinking was reassigned by the Trump...

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Erin Brockovich Helps Pawnee N...

Jul 9, 2017 by

[Translate] A 5.8-magnitude earthquake that rattled Pawnee, Oklahoma in September 2016 was classified as largest in state history....

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AMERICA’S DIRTY LAUNDRY:...

Jun 12, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Irwin Ozborne Contributing writer for Wake Up World “The love of possessions is a disease with them [Americans]....

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DRUMMING FOR PLANET EARTH: WHA...

May 4, 2017 by

[Translate]   The sound of the drums, at least for a moment, added a dimension beyond science, beyond law and policy: a spiritual...

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THIS EARTH DAY, LET’S NO...

Apr 23, 2017 by

From uranium mining in the Four Corners to the Hanford nuclear site, the U.S. government has consistently treated First Peoples’ land with disregard.

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TRUMP’S BUDGET CUTS DELI...

Mar 2, 2017 by

[Translate] Mark Trahant  OURFUTURE.ORG President Donald J. Trump is set to deliver a financial blow to Indian Country. His first...

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THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE DOE...

Feb 13, 2017 by

[Translate] The Dakota Access Pipeline Doesn’t Make Economic Sense By Mark Paul, Dollar & Sense | News Analysis Piping for...

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A LITTLE GREEN REVOLUTION: THE...

Feb 10, 2017 by

[Translate] By Ethan Indigo Smith Contributing Writer for Wake Up World “When the Earth is ravaged and the animals are dying, a new...

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SOME “UNRECOGNIZED”...

Dec 23, 2016 by

[Translate] When President Obama held the eighth White House Tribal Nations Conference last fall, all 567 federally recognized tribes...

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TRUMP STANDS WITH BIG OIL, BAC...

Dec 2, 2016 by

[Translate] THINK PROGRESS “All Americans” apparently doesn’t include the tribes trying to protect their water. CREDIT: AP Photo/John...

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Interactive Time-Lapse Map Sho...

Nov 5, 2016 by

[Translate] Historical Treasures, Oddities, And Delights By Rebecca Onion and Claudio Saunt Invasion of America The Vault...

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Federal court refuses to halt ...

Oct 10, 2016 by

[Translate] Natasha Geiling  THINK PROGRESS.ORG Indigenous communities have said they intend to keep fighting the pipeline. A banner...

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IT’S TIME FOR EVERY ALLY...

Sep 28, 2016 by

[Translate]   The temporary halt to the pipeline’s construction must be made permanent. By Tom Goldtooth and Annie Leonard   THE...

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THE RISE OF THE WATER PROTECTO...

Sep 16, 2016 by

[Translate] I write this in the heat of the struggle to block Dakota Access’ nefarious pipeline. I just returned from Standing Rock...

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Native Activist Winona LaDuke:...

Aug 24, 2016 by

[Translate]   Indigenous Native American Natural Gas & Oil Drilling Environment Guests Winona LaDukeNative American activist and...

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The Toxic Legacy of Racism and...

Aug 18, 2016 by

[Translate] A company town where the business is nuclear weapons. By Taryn Fivek / AlterNet Photo Credit: Steve Shoup / Shutterstock...

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PULLING RESERVATION SCHOOLS BA...

Jun 5, 2016 by

[Translate]   A program to improve American Indian high schools in Montana shows promise, but is it enough? By Lillian Mongeau...

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UTAH NAVAJOS, STAY AWAY FROM O...

Jun 3, 2016 by

[Translate] by Jenny Rowland — Guest Contributor & Lucy Livesay — Guest Contributor   CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT:...

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NATIVE COMMUNITIES STAND UP TO...

May 8, 2016 by

[Translate] by Katie Valentine CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Nati Harnik Pipes for the proposed Dakota Access oil pipeline, that...

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VIDEO: ‘DAYS OF REVOLT&#...

Mar 23, 2016 by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG teleSUR The United States has waged a long war against Native Americans. That war continues with abandoned...

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NINE NATIVE SITES TO VISIT INS...

Nov 26, 2015 by

[Translate] November is traditionally the month of cranberries, mashed potatoes and green beans in America, but there’s a...

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