Indigenous Rights


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Many Alaskan indigenous peoples depend on the Arctic Refuge. But there's a dangerous push to develop it. more

Nov 28, 2017 10:12 AM Op-Eds

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Mary Annette Pember

Giving thanks to their ancestors for caring for the land, a Tlingit tribe questions the colonial roots of an American holiday. more

Nov 22, 2017 8:53 AM Dispatches


National Nurses United

"We don’t have to wait for a disaster, because healthcare is a disaster." more

Sep 26, 2017 3:58 PM Dispatches

The Cherokee were wrong to exclude their black brothers and sisters from membership. more

Sep 6, 2017 2:07 PM Op-Eds

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Courtesy Greg Werkheiser

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape people have lived in New Jersey since before statehood. Now, they are once again battling for tribal recognition. more

Sep 6, 2017 1:18 PM Dispatches


Keith Allison

Like Little Black Sambo, Frito the Bandito and other racial stereotypes, the days of the Redskins name and image are numbered. more

Jul 3, 2017 3:18 PM Dispatches

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Chip Thomas

For thirty years, Chip Thomas has worked as a doctor in the Painted Desert region. He's also an artist, committed to sharing the stories and concerns of the Navajo people he works with. Take a look. more

Apr 11, 2017 2:48 PM Dispatches