How a Mining Disaster Devastated an Indigenous Group in Brazil
The toxic spill that contaminated the Rio Doce river continues to affect the Krenak people.
Joseph Boyden’s Apology and the Strange History of ‘Pretendians’
Boyden is hardly the first person to be alleged to have faked Indigenous roots for material or spiritual gain.
We Asked Budtenders About Their Worst Customers
"There's a lot of people who come here and treat it like a candy store."
Discovering Native Culture in a Sweatlodge
I have a funny relationship with my own culture in that I feel like a tourist in it. I was raised in complete seclusion from my Aboriginal background. So, now that I’m in my early twenties, it’s become a goal of mine to immerse myself in the culture...
The Art of Native Regalia
Being Aboriginal myself, I knew a thing or two about the culture and wanted to share the experience. When I arrived at the Pow Wow, it quickly became clear that I was about to get schooled in tradition.