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Bernie Sanders' Native American Advisor Is Fighting to End 'RedFace'

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 04.02.2017 | Politics
Pierce Nahigyan

It is Sen. Sanders' recognition of the deplorable conditions on tribal reservations that has led him to become the first presidential candidate to actively involve Native Americans in his campaign.

The Ojibwe Take A Stand For Treaty Rights, Hoping To Defeat A Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Julian Brave Noisecat | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

About 40 members of several Ojibwe communities in Minnesota staged a protest this week over their right to hunt, fish and harvest wild rice off the re...

First Nation Ride For Mother Earth Forms "Norwegian/Indian Alliance"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Her audience was mostly blond and blue eyed, and blue eyes widened at the news that the Enbridge Corporation was planning a pipeline that would traverse treasured lakes and waterways in northern Minnesota.

Native American Women Pray for Most Polluted U.S. River, the Ohio

Mary Annette Pember | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Mary Annette Pember

The Ohio River has been tough for me to ignore. I often wince involuntarily when I pass its befouled water and look away with a pang of guilt.

O Canada! Will You Free Your Glorious Land of Prostitution?

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
Taina Bien-Aime

Canada must acknowledge that gender inequality, race, incest and histories of oppression are the pillars of the sex trade, including prostitution.

For Native Peoples, Earth Day Is a Silly Concept

Mary Annette Pember | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Mary Annette Pember

"They treat Mother Earth like they treat women ... They think they can own us, buy us, sell us, trade us, rent us, poison us, rape us, destroy us, use us as entertainment and kill us."

Standing in Solidarity: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Here are the extraordinary people and projects that the Pollination Project's daily givers supported this week.

Wangari Maathai: A Dream of Trees

Jennifer Buffett | Posted 11.27.2011 | World
Jennifer Buffett

In formally establishing the Green Belt Movement in 1977, Wangari was wise enough to see that for the disempowered, planting trees was in fact a radical act of self-assertion, a method of laying claim to the life-giving power of one small corner of the Earth.

Truly Wild Wild Rice

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

The rules involved in marketing and labeling food in this country can often be confusing or downright misleading. Case in point: the last time you ha...

Winona LaDuke Pledges Help for Native Tribes Facing BP Oil

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

"She was a woman drawn to the border. She was drawn to battle; into the cycle of war and revenge. She never professed to understand war or to understa...

Open Letter to Shakira: A Call for Hemispheric Unity

Melinda Gopher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melinda Gopher

The Arizona immigration law is a symptom of a lack of accountability by the U.S. and Canada to indigenous people. The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People changes that.