A new study adds to research showing concrete links between Indigenous rights to land and sustainable conservation.
In 2018, more than 160 land and environmental defenders were killed—many of them Indigenous.
With the hashtag #ScientistsforMaunaKea, scientists are sharing their opposition to the construction of the $1.4 billion telescope on sacred land.
An Obama-appointed Native American woman was replaced last week by an attorney who has worked closely with Trump.
An impending trade deal with the E.U. has instigated further pushback from non-governmental organizations and local activists against any deal with the Brazilian government.
A two-year study by a Canadian commission has declared that a genocide is taking place—but the only people who seem to care are indigenous.
Efforts to get privately owned teams like the Redskins and the Cleveland Indians to drop offensive mascots may have stalled, but states can enact bans in the public sector.
The far-right government of President Jair Bolsonaro has instituted new policies that put indigenous land rights and health services under threat.
Amid continued standoffs between tribes and states over treaties signed before statehood was achieved, the ruling is a victory for Native rights.
More than 400 dams are currently proposed for Central America's rivers, but thanks largely to a feisty indigenous resistance—as well as a non-profit—they are still yet to be built.
We can help build a non-extractive economy by offering non-exploitative loans to people of color and the formerly incarcerated.
The Waorani community in Ecuador won a historic ruling that may create a new guide for other indigenous communities looking to protect their lands from oil interests.
An art therapy project in an Alaska Native village helps teens talk about suicide in their community.
Greg Grey Cloud is combining traditional Lakota horse rituals with equine therapy to treat PTSD—and much more.
Maps, long used by colonizers to dispossess native peoples, are becoming a tool for indigenous people to reclaim sovereignty over their lands.
The Kwe Pack has a simple but radical mission: to improve indigenous health in mind and body by encouraging women to sign on for long-distance runs.
Bills securing native voting rights are destined to fail in the Republican-controlled Senate, but might find success at the state level.
Tens of thousands of people belonging to U.S. Native tribes live in the Mexican states and routinely cross the border to participate in cultural events.
The Brazilian minister of mines and energy stated that Brazil would open its indigenous territories to mining interests without the consent of the affected population.
First Nations reserves residents are often forced to live in arduous conditions due to a system that prevents them from owning land or getting a mortgage.