tag: colonization

Utah
A crime spree by two Ute youths in 1923 escalated into a mob of settlers bent on suppressing the nearby Ute and Paiute populations in what is now Utah.
Denali
Each year, Alaska honors the U.S. government official who negotiated the acquisition of Alaska, largely ignoring Indigenous peoples who still live there.
Native America Calling NAC
An Oscar nominee and a new release are on your Native Playlist from Native America Calling.
Pueblo of Taos
Thousands of Native Catholics are entering the 40-day time of reflection and sacrifice known as Lent.
NAGPRA
Museums and educational institutions are facing new pressures to comply with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act amid high-level attention to the decades-old law.
Ned Blackhawk and Craig Santos Perez
Two of the newest National Book Award winners reinterpret conventional views of their homelands through their unique, Indigenous lenses.
NAGPRA
Read a transcript of remarks from Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) about the Native American Graves Protection Act and Repatriation Act.
Morgan Farley
Native Americans for Community Action provides health services primarily to Native people, on and off reservation, in Arizona.
National Day of Mourning
Too often, K-12 social studies classes in the U.S. teach a mostly glossed-over story of U.S. settlement.
Colonization and the Wampanoag Story
The full picture of how the earliest colonists interacted with Native people is clouded by the myths constructed by those writing history.
Palestine
Native activists are speaking out in solidarity with Palestine as the United States supports Israel’s right to defend itself.
Kwetiio of Kanien'keha:ka Kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers)
Debates over what “mapping” means show how Indigenous communities still have to advocate for and defend their cartographic methods in order to uphold their connections to the land.
Rio Arriba County Courthouse
A New Mexico man is accused of a near fatal shooting and an assault at a Native-led protest on Pueblo homelands.
Pueblo of Acoma
Leaders of New Mexico’s Pueblo tribes are speaking out following the near deadly shooting of a Native activist on their homelands.
Rio Arriba County Courthouse
A man accused of shooting a Native activist remains behind bars after his attempted murder case was suddenly transferred to a new court in New Mexico.
Jennifer Denetdale
The shooting of Jacob Johns is yet another act of terror that Indigenous people who live in New Mexico must navigate every day.
Native America Calling NAC
Join Native America Calling to hear from activists about the growing challenges to peaceful protests over racial issues.
Melanie Yazzie
The Red Nation is calling for safety following a racist shooting that has resulted in attempted murder and aggravated assault charges in New Mexico.
Juan de Oñate Monument
Racist violence reared its ugly head again when a Native man was shot on Pueblo homelands during a peaceful protest against colonization in northern New Mexico.
Pontiac's Council
Native America Calling will recount how Chief Pontiac and his allies changed the direction of colonial expansion 260 years ago.
Pope Francis
The Catholic Church formally repudiated a religious doctrine that was used to justify the theft of lands from indigenous peoples in North America.
James Cook
British explorer James Cook’s colonial exploits were often at odds with the Indigenous peoples of the places he visited.
South Fort George School in British Columbia
Many Canadians are coming to terms with the nation’s history of schooling and settler colonialism.
Queen Elizabeth
Indigenous leaders are among those reflecting on the legacy of Queen Elizabeth II.
Women's March
Federal and state abortion restrictions have been interfering with tribal sovereignty for years.
U.S. Supreme Court
The legacy of colonialism continues to exist in 2022 through this most recent action by the U.S. Supreme Court to deny Native — and all — women the right to body sovereignty.
LandBack
For many in Canada, #LandBack means taking back positions as stewards of the land and bringing balance to the community.
Rincon in Puerto Rico
Tax breaks and other incentives are driving wealthy, outside investors to buy up property in Puerto Rico, raising concerns about a new era of colonization.
StrongHearts Native Helpline
In Indian Country, the abusive tactics of domestic violence have their roots in colonization.
@hucpiga on TikTok
A young voice from the Winnebago Tribe spurred big change and helped address anti-LGBTQ actions in the community.
Morgan Behn-Tsakoza
On an intuitive and experiential level, the Catholic Church as an institution was an agent of harm. But Pope Francis has avoided saying so.
Tribal Flags
Ideally, a national flag is a symbol of pride and devotion to one’s country.
Regan Loggans, also known as Regan de Loggans
The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
National Day of Mourning
Let’s give due reverence to the United American Indians of New England who since 1970 have held a “National Day of Mourning” to honor Native resilience.
Grey Owl
There is a growing movement to identify and call-out people who have fraudulently held positions by claiming indigeneity like Cheyanne Turions, Joseph Boyden, Michelle Latimer and Carrie Bourassa.
Cherokee Nation
In our mission to save the Cherokee language, we cannot and we will not fail.
Justice for Kozee / MMIW
The loss of an Indigenous woman’s life is all too familiar in our communities.
Klee Benally
Native America Calling visits with Navajo musician Klee Benally to find out why he’s calling out settler colonial order.
Shawnee Language Program
The Shawnee language is in danger of becoming extinct, but COVID-19 and a switch to remote education open the door for revival.
Land Back in Rapid City, South Dakota
Grassroots treaty rights events on Independence Day featured a peaceful but spectacular civil disobedience action.