Aaron Huey’s effort to photograph poverty in America led him to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the struggle of the native Lakota people — appalling, and largely ignored — compelled him to refocus. Five years of work later, his haunting photos intertwine with a shocking history lesson.
More communities are standing up to pipelines. The fossil fuel industry wants to make that a felony.
The decision to temporarily shut down DAPL came just a day after two energy companies cancelled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) that would have transported fracked gas through West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina.
America is going through a water crisis, and we’re going to face even more dire times if it doesn’t begin to change soon.
Climate change is a symptom of a malevolent virus borne out of capitalism and colonialism. Indigenous liberation shows the path towards healing the planet.
Since 2012, around 5 million people – Kurds, Arabs, Assyrians, Turkmen, Yazidis and others – have built the autonomous region of Rojava, demonstrating how a multi-ethnic society can respectfully coexist beyond the constraints of nation state, patriarchy and capitalism.
Even a wounded world is feeding us. Even a wounded world holds us, giving us moments of wonder and joy.
An Indigenous journalist reflects on the 800-year-old cathedral and what “sacred” means to her.
I stood on the street corner
In Minneapolis, lashed
This way and that.
Wind rose from some pit,
Alaska has a “linguistic emergency,” according to the Alaskan Gov. Bill Walker. A report warned earlier this year that all of the state’s 20 Native American languages might cease to … Continue reading →
Photographer Josué Rivas spent seven months living at Standing Rock, documenting the gathering force of Native Americans and their allies. He says it wasn’t just a protest; it was an … Continue reading →
Americans saw the Indigenous struggle—the violence, stolen resources, colluding corporations and governments—that goes hand in hand with protecting the Earth. At the height of the movement at Standing Rock, Indigenous … Continue reading →
We are likely to see more State laws aimed at curbing protest. But we are going to see a lot more protest too. It’s our only option. When people feel … Continue reading →
. Although the Army Corps of Engineers has denied the easement, the CEO of Dakota Access Pipe Line has announced that when Trump takes office, work on the pipeline will … Continue reading →