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The Conversation: Mohawk Mothers keep fighting to protect lost children (October 17, 2023)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.
Dina Gilio Whitaker: Sacheen Littlefeather was a Pretendian (October 28, 2022)“Pretendianism” – the act of falsely claiming American Indian heritage – does real harm.
The Conversation: Advancing food sovereignty in Indigenous communities (October 5, 2022)The lack of baseline data on the scale and scope of Indigenous involvement in agriculture continues to be an obstacle to effective engagement of Indigenous communities.
Celeste Pedri-Spade: Self-indigenization has become a real problem (January 27, 2022)What we are facing has been, and continues to be, a settler colonial crisis, which under its current guise, seeks to replace us.
The Conversation: Native nations are the experts on citizenship (December 13, 2021)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.
The Conversation: Native ceremony in the age of COVID-19 (October 25, 2021)Indigenous ceremonies have been central to Indigenous health and well-being since time immemorial.
The Conversation: Education system can’t remain silent on Native genocide (September 29, 2021)The education system needs to help teachers address, repair and heal education towards and beyond reconciliation.
The Conversation: Indian day school survivors are seeking truth and justice (October 28, 2020)In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.
Prakash Kashwan: The racist legacies of American conservation (October 7, 2020)Conservation institutions and policies continue to exclude and discriminate against Indigenous and rural communities.
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