Native Life

Appalachian Trout Struggle To Survive Climate Change

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians fear their tribal fisheries are under threat
Dan Chapman
Pyramid Lake in Nevada

Will a Century-Old Doctrine Help Preserve Tribal Water Rights in the West?

“While Indian tribes have to determine their water rights for the rest of their future, our cities, towns and counties don’t.”
Scott King, Sierra Nevada Ally

Tribes Take the Lead on Regenerative Agriculture

Ioway, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek) and Quapaw share their traditional practices with both Native and nonnative farmers to improve the soil and water for everyone
Eva Tesfaye, Harvest Public Media
A river trickles downstream from a concrete dam, amid a vibrant green forest

Cherokee Push for Dam Removal to Restore Fish Populations

A victory for wildlife on North Carolina's Oconaluftee River
Daniel Walton
A close-up photo of a manoomin (wild rice) plant

Five Native Groups Have Established Rights of Nature

"For Ho-Chunk, rights of nature has always been around.”
Craig M. Kauffman & Pamela L. Martin
Monica Cady moved to Michigan's Upper Peninsula eight years ago.

The Black Snake Threatens Turtle Island

When I moved to the Great Lakes, I did not know a pipeline threatened my ancestral homeland
Monica Cady

Native Communities Fight Oil Pipeline in Wisconsin and Michigan

The 70-year-old Line 5 pipeline threatens lives, livelihoods and Great Lakes ecosystems
Perceval Calderwood
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Native Life
December 9, 2022

Hemp Tea, Wild Rice and Smoked Fish

Growing the Anishinaabe renaissance one CSA box at a time on Madeline Island in Lake Superior

Kip Dooley