"Native American spirituality” doesn’t begin to explain it. They are kin, related to each other and to the mountains, waterways, caves, skies, and trees. The post What Standing Rock Teaches Us About Sacred Activism appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first." Tribes have been reaching out to the Republican administration since it took … Click to Continue »
While the population of the U.S. is 38 percent people who identify as African American, Latino, Native American, Asian American, or Pacific Islander, books written or illustrated by people from those categories clocked in at just 427 out of 3,400 children's books published in 2016.
A group of more than 120 investors on Friday told 17 banks financing construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that the project should be rerouted away from a Native American tribe’s reservation. “We are concerned that if DAPL’s projected...Show More Summary
Plans for construction of the Dakota Access pipeline pass through sacred land for the Native American tribe, Standing Rock Sioux. What makes a place or mound sacred?
Following the exciting announcement about American Girl releasing its first boy doll, we have more momentous news to share. The iconic doll makers are continuing their move toward more diversity by releasing Native Hawaiian and Korean...Show More Summary
Of all racial minorities, Native Americans have the most dramatic health inequalities in the U.S., including significantly higher rates of cardiovascular disease, cancer, Type 2 diabetes and substance abuse. Melissa Lewis, Ph.D., assistant...Show More Summary
(University of Missouri-Columbia) Melissa Lewis, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the MU School of Medicine, led the first project in the nation to develop a mandatory medical school curriculum about indigenous health.
In the past few weeks, EPA workers have worried about political threats to the agency under the Trump administration. Tribal leaders say changing environmental protections would affect them first. Continue reading ? The post Native Americans brace for impact as EPA undergoes changes appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
For as many as 2,000 years before Lewis and Clark took to the West, Native American tribes commanded the plains. As is often pointed out, buffalo were essential to life for these tribes. Hunting such massive creatures without guns was no easy feat, but the Buffalo Jump was as effective as it was harrowing. It went like this. Show More Summary
Alex Meraz (Suicide Squad) has been cast as one of the leads in WGN America's drama pilot Scalped. The project, which will feature a predominantly Native American cast, was written by Doug Jung (Banshee) based on the DC graphic novel series written by Jason Aaron and illustrated by R.M. Show More Summary
Similarities in Native American genomes suggest adaptation in ancient history
By Rosalyn R. LaPier, Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies, Environmental Studies and Native American Religion, Harvard University. A woman holds Pope Francis’ head during his meeting with representatives of indigenous peoples at the Vatican on Feb. 15, 2017....
After the Yemen native and Muslim American voted for Donald Trump, and after Trump tried to ban citizens of several majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S., Algazali sent a rather ordinary photo of his son dressed in traditional...Show More Summary
It’s not hard to see why Native American tribes considered the ancient sandstone pillars of the Medicine Rocks in southeastern Montana sacred. The remote landscape is both peaceful and beautiful, covered with strange geological rock formations. Show More Summary
Over the past century, American schools have integrated an ever-more-diverse group of students. Racial integration is most prominent, but it's not just Native Americans, blacks and Latinos who have been brought into public education....Show More Summary
Native Fashion Now brings together works by 67 designers and artists from the US and Canada who are melding generations-old practices and contemporary couture.
President Trump’s proposed “Great Wall” across the U.S.-Mexican border presents particular problems for a Native American tribe whose traditional lands straddle the line, reports Dennis J Bernstein. By Dennis J Bernstein The traditional lands of the Tohono O’odham Nation cover…Read more ?
Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline suffered another blow last week. Meanwhile, the Standing Rock Sioux says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and President Trump broke the law when they allowed the pipeline to move forward before completing the authorized environmental impact statement.
Pope Francis appeared on Wednesday to back Native Americans seeking to halt part of the Dakota Access Pipeline, saying indigenous cultures have a right to defend “their ancestral relationship to the earth”. The Latin American pope, who...Show More Summary