Category Archives: indigenous peoples

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chair on Decision to Block DAPL Easement Near Reservation

Yesterday’s decision demonstrates that, despite all the challenges that Tribes face and all of the terrible wrongs the federal government has committed in dealing with us over the years, justice for Indian people still remains possible. My thanks to the Obama Administration for upholding the law and doing the right thing.

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Climate Threat to Vulnerable Islands

Almost three quarters of a sample of island groups – atolls and archipelagos that are home to more than 18 million people − are expected to become increasingly more arid as the climate changes. New research implies an underestimate of the plight of islanders as the world warms because of increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It also poses another threat to the survival of island communities.

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Award-Winning Climate and Native Wisdom Series to Film Coastal Tribes in Oregon in 2016

The Climate and Native Wisdom film series is an opportunity to learn about our changing environment through the astute observations of Native elders, and their traditional knowledge gleaned through their subsistence on the land and their knowledge passed down from their ancestors, who have sustained these lands for thousands of years.

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