Aric Sleeper: How a Tribal Rights Lawyer Is Winning Back the Rights of Nature
Attorney Frank Bibeau found a way to legally protect nature by suing the state of Minnesota in the name of manoomin, or wild rice, sacred to the Ojibwe people.
May 2, 2023 · 4 Comments
Abaki Beck & Rosalyn LaPier: For Indigenous Peoples, Abortion Is a Religious Right
For thousands of years, reproductive health care has been an important part of Indigenous peoples’ cultural practices, which include religious rituals, sacred rites, and the right to abortion.
July 7, 2022 · 2 Comments
Breanna Draxler: What if Legal Personhood Included Plants, Rivers, and the Planet?
The rights of nature movement and its potential to shift Western legal doctrine around environmental protection.
February 22, 2022 · 2 Comments
Mary Annette Pember: Try Something New — Decolonize Your Mind
I tend to lie low during Native American History Month and dodge the Moon of Explaining Indians to White People. But not this year. . Traditionally, Ojibwe people observe a … Continue reading →
November 28, 2017 · Leave a comment