Indigenous

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
An interfaith celebration and prayer service is taking place Thursday evening ahead of Friday's Native Nations Rise march and rally in Washington, D.C. "Water is life—so in attacking our water Donald Trump is attacking our lives, families, and right to self-determination." —Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network The service at...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Tipis are seen near the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., as part of Native Nations Rise, an event organized by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Photo by Indianz.com/cc)
Tipis began sprouting up on the National Mall on Tuesday as native communities...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) could be operational by next week, after a U...

Further

This week gave us an appalling view of American "justice" in all its white privilege and cognitive dissonance: The acquittal of a bunch of ignorant, armed, white, male hooligans who laid boisterous claim to Oregon land that was never theirs, and the tear-gassing, shooting and arrest of peaceful, praying Standing Rock Sioux seeking to protect their own revered land/water from destruction - to "do something good and right." After 500 brutal years, shame, America, again.