For many Native Americans, the Covid-19 toll and the struggle over racial inequity make this high time to re-examine the holiday, and a cruel history.
For the Indigenous communities who herd the animals, safeguarding dying culinary traditions isn’t merely about eating but about protecting a longstanding way of life.
A battle over the lucrative lobster industry in Nova Scotia has become the latest flash point in a series of abuses of Indigenous people in Canada.
The star of the Australian police drama “Mystery Road” harks back to the rugged icons of old westerns. He is also Aboriginal, which makes the role more complicated — and rare.
In “Mystery Road,” Aaron Pedersen plays a lawman with Indigenous roots and John Wayne style.
Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest once bred dogs in large numbers and sheared them for wool.
This isn’t the first time missionaries have risked spreading disease alongside the word of god.
It took tens of millions of years for tropical rainforests to evolve. It may take us just a few decades to destroy them, unless we change course.
We think of humans as destroyers of the Amazon, but for centuries Indigenous people have tended to this landscape.
My daughter is named Y’Wara, which means the power that forces water downstream. Like the river, she will have to be strong.
Dan Levy suggested in an Instagram post that his fans study Canadian Indigenous history along with him. About 64,000 people signed up.
He is one of four reporters arrested while covering Indigenous affairs in a country that has been trying to make amends for its colonial past.
Chile’s Mapuche have long demanded official recognition of their culture and of their claims to ancestral lands. A referendum over a new Constitution provides them a chance to be included.
Rieli Franciscato, an expert on the Amazon’s isolated tribes, had been frantically trying to keep safe a group that had ventured out of the forest. He was mistakenly perceived as a threat.
The mining giant’s chief executive was among those pushed out after shareholders revolted over the destruction of ancient Indigenous sites in Western Australia.
John A. Macdonald was a divisive figure who tried to wipe out Indigenous Canadian culture. Some leading politicians — including Trudeau — criticized the vandalism of his statue.
A new book aims to settle a centuries-old question of what happened to a group of English colonists. Archaeologists said that its theory was plausible but that more evidence was needed.
Known for his quiet dignity, he dedicated himself to protecting the environment and promoting the health of his people. He died of the coronavirus.
Long underrepresented in genre fiction, Native American and First Nations authors are reshaping its otherworldly (but still often Eurocentric) worlds.
After fending off international criticism on rainforest destruction, President Jair Bolsonaro caved to pressure and took steps to curb deforestation and forest fires.
Muir, a monumental figure in American environmentalism and a Sierra Club founder, traded in “deeply harmful racist stereotypes,” the organization said.
Many people assigned to care for the Indigenous have been infected, exposing remote communities to the virus. Health workers say they have been plagued by insufficient testing and protective gear.
And that’s a problem — especially for Native American women, and especially in rape cases.
After decades of betrayals and broken treaties, the Supreme Court ruled that much of Oklahoma is their land, after all.
First Nations peoples along British Columbia’s Central Coast led research to help preserve the area’s white-furred Spirit bears.
The Tshiuetin line, the first railroad in North America owned and operated by First Nations people, is a symbol of reclamation and defiance for the communities it serves.
The South Dakota landmark has drawn criticism over the land it occupies, the main sculptor behind it and the legacies of the men it memorializes.
Allan Adam leads a Dene nation that famously fought the Canadian government and oil lobby in its territory.
The charges, announced by the attorney general, follow years of accusations of illegal killings. The defendants pleaded guilty in a closed hearing.
His monumental dictionary, after years of fieldwork, documented Tzotzil in southern Mexico. But that was just the start of his efforts to preserve the culture.
The agitation against honoring Juan de Oñate reflects a tension that has long festered between Native Americans and Hispanics over Spain’s conquest of New Mexico more than four centuries ago.
In Ojibwe culture, music, dance and medicine are sources of healing.
Sandra Benites, of the Guaraní Ñandeva people, is using art to bring new visions and voices to the museum world.
Cornell, Virginia Tech, Ohio State and many more were created with wealth stolen from Indigenous people.
The men might have been among the earliest to be stolen from their homeland and brought to the Americas.
Renata Flores, 19, is part of a generation of Peruvian musicians combining the bouncing beats of Latin trap, rap and reggaeton with the sounds, and language, of the Andean countryside.
The tragedy unfolding in the Amazon echoes what all human inhabitants of the planet are suffering.
President Jair Bolsonaro is moving aggressively to open up the Amazon rainforest to commercial development, posing an existential threat to the tribes living there.
President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called the virus a “measly cold,” is the sole major world leader continuing to question the merits of lockdown measures to fight the pandemic.