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Native Peoples

End the War in Guam

Frances Negrón-Muntaner | Posted 06.05.2016 | Politics
Frances Negrón-Muntaner

The success in Cuba begs the question of why the U.S. government still refuses to end World War II on the island of Guam, a U.S. territory for over a century.

Silencing Native Voices: 200 Years After First Foreign Contact, Efforts to Control Native Lands Reignite

Trisha Kehaulani Watson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Hawaii
Trisha Kehaulani Watson

In a small island community like Hawai'i, where Native communities have protected valued ecosystems across the islands for countless generations, such lingering ignorance and arrogance is unforgivable.

Reconnecting to Reality With Native Cultures

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.13.2013 | Style
Marian Salzman

It's no coincidence that "native" is now becoming a trigger word in fashion and style. As modern life accelerates into a future that gets more virtual with every passing year, consumers are increasingly experiencing a sense of rootlessness.

A Minor Diversion: Hill Tribe Trekking In Chiang Mai

Diya Luke | Posted 02.05.2012 | Travel
Diya Luke

Like most Karen, Ser wants to maintain his way of life but understands that tourism will be a threat to his village if youth like him don't empower themselves to guide it in the right direction.