Discussions about police violence and race must include the Native community along with other aspects of intersectionality.
One of the many heinous things that United States government did to the Native population in an attempt to utterly annihilate it through the fragmentation of culture and community was seizing Native children from their families and deliberately placing them in white homes, where they were supposed to be raised to assimilate. This went hand […]
While the BBC might think that a factual statement about rising temperatures should be redacted from a programme because it’s ‘controversial,’ most of us here in the real world are aware of the fact that the climate is changing, and it’s taking place at a faster rate than would occur naturally. This would seem to […]
Mining is dirty business, even when it’s conducted in legal circumstances, or at least legal for a given region. It involves the use of toxic chemicals as well as heavy earthmoving equipment that ravages the environment as people seek to extract as much as possible with the goal of making the enterprise worth it. Metals […]
I see a lot of misconceptions swirling around tribal resource rights, particularly hunting and fishing. People with minimal understanding often repeat the claim that tribal people can ‘do whatever they want’ on tribal land even if it means ‘stealing’ resources from other people. Some like to suggest that it’s not ‘fair’ for tribes to get […]