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Mark Trahant: Climate change cost $1.5 trillion in just the last year alone (January 9, 2018)

The Trump administration, and its allies in Congress, are fighting a losing war.

Albert Bender: Hundreds march to protest climate change policies in the Trump era (December 19, 2017)

On a cold wintry day, hundreds of concerned Tennesseans protested the U.S. government’s decision, spearheaded by President Trump, to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.

Trump administration sets up roadblocks as tribes call for return of sacred items (November 8, 2017)

Efforts to repatriate tribal property and even tribal ancestors are hitting roadblocks within the Trump administration.

Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation considered deadliest migrant trail (October 27, 2017)

'The Sonoran Desert has a secret,' artist Alvaro Enciso said. 'Not very many people know about 3,000 casualties here, 2,000 people missing.'

Trump administration sues Guam over land trust program for indigenous residents (October 25, 2017)

The Trump administration is suing the government of Guam, a U.S. territory, over a land trust program that is meant to benefit the indigenous residents of the island.

Mark Trahant: Indian Country knows all too well the high costs of forced relocation (October 25, 2017)

Texas. Florida. Puerto Rico. California. The growing climate disaster toll ought to raise questions about where humans can and should live.

YES! Magazine: Winnemem Wintu Tribe struggles to bring salmon back home (October 11, 2017)

The Winnemem Wintu learned that descendants of their salmon are thriving in a New Zealand river. The tribe has been fighting to return them home.

Mark Trahant: Indigenous community in Dominica takes major hit from hurricane (September 21, 2017)

The Kalinago Territory in Dominica took a direct hit from Hurricane Maria, with all communications wiped out during the storm.

Chris Feliciano Arnold: Indigenous people again at risk with mining rush in Brazil (September 19, 2017)

Commercial mining threatens decades of progress on environmental protection and indigenous rights in the Amazon, author Chris Feliciano Arnold writes in The New York Times.

YES! Magazine: Ho-Chunk Nation takes lead in recognizing the rights of nature (September 13, 2017)

Indian Country could see an end to nonconsented infrastructure projects if they follow New Zealand’s Maori and the Ho-Chunk Nation in achieving legal protection for natural entities, Kayla DeVault writes for YES! Magazine.

Kenan Malik: Indigenous peoples face silence and romanticization in Australia (September 13, 2017)

The demand for recognition and a distinct Indigenous voice emerges from the historical denial of both in Australia, author Kenan Malik writes in The New York Times.

First Americans and New Americans come together to address shared concerns (September 11, 2017)

With immigration and border policies changing dramatically under President Trump, a unique event is seeking to bridge the divide between the first Americans and more recent arrivals.

Authorities in Brazil open investigation into reported 'genocide' of isolated tribe (September 11, 2017)

Federal prosecutors are looking into a reported 'genocide' at an isolated tribal community in the Amazons of Brazil.

Peter d'Errico: Asserting sovereignty under the watchful eyes of domination (August 17, 2017)

How can aboriginal sovereignty—from ‘time immemorial’—coexist with British sovereignty created 200 years ago? Peter d'Errico asks the question on Indian Country Media Network.

Mapuche activists evicted from land protest on ancestral territory in Argentina (August 9, 2017)

Mapuche activists and their allies were evicted by military police in Argentina last week and one supporter has gone missing.

Cronkite News: Backlogs at immigration courts reach a record high in Trump era (August 9, 2017)

Immigration court cases waiting to be heard hit an all-time high in June despite the hiring of more judges and a Trump administration directive to expedite cases.

Cronkite News: President Trump backs bill to impose limits on immigration (August 3, 2017)

President Donald Trump threw his support behind a bill that would slash immigration and create a merit-based system favoring those who speak English, have higher education and high-paying job offers.

Cronkite News: Trump administration issues waiver to speed up border wall (August 2, 2017)

The Department of Homeland Security invoked a waiver of environmental and other regulations to speed construction of projects along the United States border with Mexico.

Mapuche chef brings indigenous flavors from South America to California (August 1, 2017)

Carlos Leiva, an indigenous chef from South America, is expanding his food operation in Los Angeles, California.

Cronkite News: House passes bill with $1.6 billion to start wall along border (July 28, 2017)

The House passed a $713.4 billion defense spending bill that includes almost $1.6 billion to begin construction of a wall along the United States border with Mexico.

Global Voices: Digital radio station promotes indigenous communities in Brazil (July 24, 2017)

Rádio Yandê, the first Indigenous online radio station in Brazil, uses digital media to promote Native languages and communities.

YES! Magazine: Decolonize your diet with indigenous and healthy foods (July 17, 2017)

Traditional indigenous food from Mexico is misunderstood in the U.S.—and is actually among the world’s healthiest.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe helps other nations with enhanced travel documents (July 13, 2017)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe was the first with an approved enhanced tribal card and is now helping other Indians join the program.

David Korten: Maori people lead the way in recognizing our Mother Earth (July 12, 2017)

Humanity is slowly reawakening to the essential truth that nature is the source of human existence and is essential to our nurture, David Korten writes for YES! Magazine.

Hobby Lobby agrees to $3M fine for importing thousands of artifacts (July 6, 2017)

According to federal authorities, Hobby Lobby purchased more than 5,500 clay artifacts from dealers in the Middle East but did not confirm whether the items had been properly acquired.

Tribes go it alone on climate change as Trump team shifts priorities (June 21, 2017)

Tribes are vowing to protect their communities from climate change but they will have to go it alone due to limited support from the Trump administration.

Choctaw Nation travels to Ireland to dedicate 'Kindred Spirits' sculpture (June 19, 2017)

Leaders and citizens of the Choctaw Nation helped unveil a sculpture that recognizes the tribe's historic connections to the Irish people.

Mark Trahant: Tribes vow to protect Mother Earth despite Trump's climate change stance (June 5, 2017)

Shortly after President Trump’s announcement about climate change, four Native Nations announced their plans to support the Paris agreement.

Budget document details cuts slated for Bureau of Indian Affairs (June 5, 2017)

The Trump administration has finally released the 'greenbook' for the Bureau of Indian Affairs although few are happy to be reading it.

Indigenous woman gains backing in bid for presidency in Mexico (May 31, 2017)

Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, a traditional doctor, is the first indigenous woman to run for president of Mexico.

Brothers from Huichol Tribe murdered as drug war rages in Mexico (May 23, 2017)

Miguel Vazquez and Agustin Vazquez were resisting efforts to turn their tribe's homelands into drug farms.

Native woman in skirt and sandals wins ultramarathon in Mexico (May 23, 2017)

María Lorena Ramírez ran the 31-mile UltraTrail Cerro Rojo without the aid of professional sports gear.

Marcus Miller: Indigenous peoples aren't the same as Palestinians (May 8, 2017)

Mr. Estes’ argument represents the dominant views of most progressive, left-leaning social activists.

Native Sun News Today: Indigenous leader battles mine operation in Guatemala (May 5, 2017)

An open-pit nickel mining operation met its match when Q’eqchi leader Rodrigo Tot led his community to a high court victory for traditional land rights.

Authorities in Brazil look into violent attack on indigenous village (May 3, 2017)

As many as 13 people, including an indigenous leader, were injured in a violent attack that's being blamed on farmers.