United States

'On my ancestors' remains': The fight for sacred lands

In California, one woman is protecting indigenous burial sites and fighting efforts to erase her people from existence.

'On my ancestors' remains': The fight for sacred lands

United States

Native Americans host 'National Day of Mourning' on Thanksgiving

United American Indians of New England has held the solemn remembrance on every Thanksgiving Day since 1970.

Native Americans host 'National Day of Mourning' on Thanksgiving

Arts & Culture

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

In the US, Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated on Thursday, November 28.

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: Where will climate refugees go when the tide rises?

We travel to the island nation of Palau to explore the impact of rising seas and warming waters due to climate change.

Opinion

The occupation of Alcatraz was a victory for indigenous people

On 50th anniversary of the takeover of the island, it's time to recognise how it inspired a global indigenous movement.

Kent Blansett

by Kent Blansett

Kent Blansett

Native Americans

Occupying Alcatraz: The spark that lit the US Red Power movement

Fifty years ago a group of activists set sail to reclaim Alcatraz Island, ushering in a new era of indigenous activism.

Occupying Alcatraz: The spark that lit the US Red Power movement

US & Canada

Native American shield returned to New Mexico from France

The shield disappeared from a home in a village of the Acoma Pueblo tribe after a break-in four years ago.

Native American shield returned to New Mexico from France

Native Americans

Crow Nation is a place where one could vanish - and many have

Bureaucratic loopholes, jurisdictional gaps, discrimination foster an epidemic of missing and murdered Native Americans.

Crow Nation is a place where one could vanish - and many have

Native Americans

Native American tribe regains island taken after 1860 massacre

Most of an island off northern California will again belong to the Wiyot Tribe, which was decimated by settlers in 1860.

Native American tribe regains island taken after 1860 massacre

Environment

'Doing fish': Alaska's summer salmon run

From catching to canning - how the residents of a remote Alaskan village have survived on wild salmon for generations.

'Doing fish': Alaska's summer salmon run

Fault Lines

Why are indigenous women disappearing, dying in the US?

Fault Lines looks at what's behind the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women in the US.

Longform

It takes a village: Stories from Native Alaska

Amid miles of mountain and marshy tundra, residents share what life is like in their remote Alaska Native village.

It takes a village: Stories from Native Alaska

Native Americans

'The way we were raised': The story of an Inupiaq elder

As the ice thaws and new technology pervades, an Alaska Native elder finds life quickly changing in his Arctic town.

'The way we were raised': The story of an Inupiaq elder

Opinion

Who is Native American?

The Elizabeth Warren saga has raised many questions in the US, but not the right ones.

Alaina E Roberts

by Alaina E Roberts

Alaina E Roberts

Native Americans

Inside the sewing rooms of Alaska's kuspuk designers

In Alaska, generations of women are sewing hooded garments to celebrate their culture and to connect with loved ones.

Inside the sewing rooms of Alaska's kuspuk designers