Indigenous

Nika Knight, staff writer
Native Nations Rise march in Washington, D.C.
"Water is life!" was the cry heard throughout Washington, D.C., on Friday as thousands of people filled the streets and marched for Indigenous rights and the sovereignty of native nations, demonstrating that the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline has sparked an ongoing movement. Indigenous people across Turtle Island rising as one on the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
An interfaith celebration and prayer service is taking place Thursday evening...
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...

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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.