Native Americans

Native tribes sue Trump to protect sacred land

Native Americans launch fight to protect sacred sites after Trump reduced the size of protected cultural lands in Utah.

Native tribes sue Trump over Bears Ears Monument

Native Americans

Will the real Pocahontas please stand up?

Four hundred years after her death, Native American descendants of Pocahontas reflect on a troubled history and legacy.

Will the real Pocahontas please stand up?

Native Americans

Trump uses slur in front of Native American veterans

Trump calls US senator 'Pocahontas' at a ceremony to honour Native American veterans.

Arts & Culture

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

In the US, Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated on Thursday, November 23.

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

Opinion

Giving thanks and whitewashing genocide

Americans continue celebrating a holiday that whitewashes the mass killing of millions of Native Americans.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Opinion

When immigrants to America were white

Before white settlers racialised the notions of citizenship and immigration, America was a more equal and fair place.

Alaina E Roberts

by Alaina E Roberts

Alaina E Roberts

Native Americans

Indigenous Day: 'We weren't waiting to be discovered'

More than 50 cities and states across the US have renamed Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Cities change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day

Human Rights

Richard Oakes: an activist for Native American rights

Oakes would have turned 75 on May 22, and a Google Doodle has been created in his honour.

Richard Oakes: an activist for Native American rights

US & Canada

Native Americans take pipeline protest to Washington

Thousands march to White House in protest against Dakota Access pipeline, stopping at Trump hotel to erect tepee.

 Native Nations Rise brings DAPL protest to Washington

Opinion

Tribal radio stations may go dark under Donald Trump

President Trump's proposal for privatising the CPB could have significant, negative effects on tribal media.

Tristan Ahtone

by Tristan Ahtone

Tristan Ahtone

Human Rights

DAPL: The push and pull of Standing Rock

From Native Americans to military veterans, what draws people to the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline?

DAPL: The push and pull of Standing Rock

Opinion

Native Americans expect nothing good from Trump...

...but will the media pay attention at all?

Tristan Ahtone

by Tristan Ahtone

Tristan Ahtone

Native Americans

How racism colours the standoff at Standing Rock

As Standing Rock protests come to an end, Native Americans still face discrimination and racism across the Dakotas.

NoDAPL: Standing Rock and the 'Deep North'

Human Rights

Shuar tribe face government in Amazon mining protests

Ecuador's Shuar say mining project in Cordillera del Condor threatens their livelihood and encroaches upon their land.

Shuar tribe face government in Amazon mining protests

Fault Lines

Standing Rock and the Battle Beyond

An insight into the battle for Native American land rights as protests continue against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.