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.

Environment

Standing Rock 'water protectors' dig in for the winter

As winter rages over the Dakotas and temperatures plummet below freezing, NoDAPL protest movement members hold ground.

Standing Rock 'water protectors' dig in for the winter

Opinion

How media did and did not report on Standing Rock

Native American issues are only media sexy when natives with painted faces and horses are around.

Tristan Ahtone

by Tristan Ahtone

Tristan Ahtone

Environment

Dam destruction major victory for Mohawk tribe

After decades of industrial pollution, the Mohawk nation has succeeded in knocking down the Hogansburg Dam in New York.

Dam destruction major victory for Mohawk tribe

The Listening Post

Dakota Access Pipeline: Behind the 'media blackout'

We examine the issues behind the scant mainstream media coverage of the Standing Rock protest.

The Listening Post

Dakota Access Pipeline: Protests, politics and coverage

Despite scant media attention to the protests, Native Americans emerge victorious; plus, Netanyahu, Israel's media man.