Indigenous

tipping point

More People Are Falling Through the Arctic's Melting Ice Never to Be Seen Again

Five people in Alaska alone have slipped through the ice this year, spurring hunters to ditch snowmobiles for dog sleds.
Terri Hansen
9.16.19
environment

The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist History

Because racism in environmentalism hasn’t gone away, and it’s holding the movement back.
Julian Brave NoiseCat
9.13.19
climate change

The Climate Is at a Tipping Point. We Need Stories From the Front Lines

The people affected first and worst by the climate crisis are often the least likely to have their stories told. With your help, Tipping Point aims to change that.
Natasha Grzincic
9.12.19
tech-science

The Amazon Rainforest Was Once a Human Success Story. It Could Be Again

For millennia, Indigenous practices have enhanced the biodiversity, fertility, and carbon-sucking powers of the most biodiverse region on land.
Becky Ferreira
9.9.19
Race

Warren's Plans Should Win the Native Vote—Even If We Don’t Forgive Her

As a Cherokee citizen, I still hold a grudge against Warren, but can clearly see that her plan for my community would be hugely beneficial.
Mariah Gladstone
8.26.19
tech-science

The Battle Over a Telescope on Hawaii's Sacred Mountain Is Just Beginning

Native Hawaiians are protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. Where do we go from here?
Sarah Emerson
Becky Ferreira
7.26.19
News

Canada Grants More Religions Ability to Import Ayahuasca

A total of five religious groups now are allowed to use the hallucinogenic in their ceremonies.
Sarah Krichel
5.9.19
Anthropocene

1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says

A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.
Becky Ferreira
5.6.19
Policing

Canadian Cops Will Scan Social Media to Predict Who Could Go Missing

Critics say that predictive models will lead to false positives and could disproportionately affect vulnerable communities.
Nathan Munn
4.17.19
News

Justin Trudeau Facing Outcry Over Sarcastic Response to Grassy Narrows Protesters

It’s the latest in a string of controversies faced by Trudeau.
Rachel Browne
3.28.19
Film

'I Thought He Was a Fake': Why Yalitza Aparicio Almost Left Her 'Roma' Audition

Her Oscar nomination broke ground, but it almost didn't happen over a suspected catfishing situation.
Ollin Velasco
2.25.19
News

The Winnipeg Women Ridesharing to Keep Each Other Safe

Non-profit, donation-run Ikwe Safe Rides is an alternative to taxis powered by Indigenous women.
Malak Abas
2.1.19
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