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An article I published last year in The Conversation and republished in Smithsonian Magazine about Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and western science touched a nerve among some readers. My article discussed examples of Indigenous peoples having detailed knowledge of animal behaviour, coastal ecology and historical events that have only recently been “discovered” or verified by western […]
RAPID CITY – When Sandy Swallow presented a carefully folded red dress to Mary Black Bonnet one cold day this winter, friends who were with them learned that the dress would be one of 70 at an exhibit to honor missing and murdered indigenous women. The installation of red dresses, each with an alleged South […]
Concerned community members of the Hollow Water First Nation have established Camp Morningstar, on their traditional lands, to pray for the people, lands and water, which are under threat from a proposed Canadian Premium Sand (CPS) frack sand mine that wants to construct a processing facility and mine 1 or more million tons of frack […]
In early February, one of Brazil’s main indigenous leaders, Rosivaldo Ferreira da Silva, known as Cacique (chief) Babau, held an emergency meeting with government officials and human rights organizations to denounce a plot to kill him and his family. He called on authorities for urgent action to investigate the plot and provide protection. He then […]
Moira Millán is an award-winning Mapuche activist, screenwriter and author from Argentina. She is a leader in the movement to recover her people’s ancestral lands and the founder of the Movement of Indigenous Women for “Buen Vivir,” which advocates a way of life in harmony with nature. In her role as weychafe (traditional guardian, defender), […]
The Horn Plateau, with its myriad of lakes, rivers and wetlands, has been a spiritual home for local Dehcho Dene peoples for millennia. In October, the Dehcho First Nations Assembly designated these lands and waters, called Edéhzhíe (eh-day-shae), as an Indigenous protected area (IPA), designed and managed or co-managed by Indigenous communities. Edéhzhíe is a […]
A video has surfaced showing a group of mostly Honduran migrants fleeing to take refuge in Mexico after hundreds of local residents – some armed with sticks and stones – confronted them in Tecún Umán, Guatemala. In the video, migrants can be seen running across the Puente Rodolfo Robles, a bridge connecting the two nations […]
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