Indigenous peoples

Kaya Oakes October 23, 2018
In Tommy Orange's debut novel, Oakland becomes a character as much as any of Orange’s other individuals: regularly erupting into violence, steadily erasing the history of its impoverished citizens who jump from apartment to apartment, existing in a series of “long, grey streets” that seem to go
Olga Segura October 05, 2018
This week, we talk with Maka Clifford of the Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota.
A teepee in Ottawa on June 30, 2017, erected as a symbol of rights for indigenous people. (iStock/PaulMcKinnon)
Dean Dettloff October 03, 2018
Carleton University researchers say that Canadian mining companies are taking advantage of anti-terrorism tactics to suppress legitimate political protest.
Activists march to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C., in April 2016, calling for an independent investigation of the murder of environmental and indigenous rights activist Berta Cáceres. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) 
Jackie McVicar August 28, 2018
Honduran authorities have put the trial for the murder of an environmental and indigenous rights activist at risk by refusing to analyze and share key evidence.
Brady Jandreau in ‘The Rider’ (photo: Sony Pictures Classics)
Kristin Weston July 05, 2018
The acclaimed new film takes place on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation where I grew up and competed in rodeos.
Bryan Rivera sifts through the remains of his house, after his family went missing during the Volcan de Fuego or "Volcano of Fire" eruption, in San Miguel Los Lotes, Guatemala, on June 7. (AP Photo/Moisés Castillo)
Jackie McVicar June 27, 2018
The Fuego volcano eruption destroyed properties recently sold to indigenous Guatemalans for subsistence farming.