Indigenous

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The World Bank regularly broke its own promises to protect Indigenous rights around the globe by funding projects that displaced or threatened the livelihood of millions of the most vulnerable people on the planet, a new investigation has found. Evicted and Abandoned , a joint report published Thursday by the International Consortium of...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In the face of persistent inaction by the federal government and Canadian law...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
'Everything is going to go away completely and that's our way of life.'

Further

In a landmark ruling on a case filed by a group of Native Americans, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled six trademark registrations for the name "Washington Redskins" because the name is “disparaging to Native Americans” and thus in violation of federal laws banning offensive language. Team officials have long fought a change to the name, which refers to a colonial-era bounty on Native-American heads, from 50 pounds for adult male scalps to 20 for kids'. The team says any change...