Abaki Beck

Abaki Beck

Abaki Beck is a public-health graduate student and freelance writer. She writes about Indigenous feminisms, Indigenous science and knowledge, and gender-based violence in Native communities.

Articles by this author

A firefighter sprays foam retardant on a back burn ahead of a fire front in the New South Wales town of Jerrawangala on Jan. 1, 2020. (Photo: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
To Help Australia, Look to Aboriginal Fire Management
Since September 2019, Australia has been ravaged by bushfires. You know the statistics: about 18 million acres burned , around 2,000 homes destroyed , and nearly 1 billion animals affected. The fires have also affected Aboriginal communities and lands. On January 3, the small Aboriginal community...
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Saturday, October 05, 2019
Why Aren't Fossil Fuel Companies Held Accountable for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women?
Later this month, the South Dakota Water Management Board will be holding five hearings on water permits needed for the Keystone XL pipeline expansion, which will cross several rivers as it makes its way from the tar sands in Alberta to Steele City, Nebraska. If the pipeline expansion is approved—...
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