Native Life

Wiping Away the Tears

Carrying repatriated artifacts, a new generation of Lakota ride to honor those who died in the Wounded Knee Massacre

Appalachian Trout Struggle To Survive Climate Change

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians fear their tribal fisheries are under threat
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
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.”
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
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April 17, 2023

Native Communities Fight Oil Pipeline in Wisconsin and Michigan

The 70-year-old Line 5 pipeline threatens lives, livelihoods and Great Lakes ecosystems

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February 24, 2023

Shinnecock Farmers and Nuns Use Kelp To Restore Bay Ecosystem

Members of the Long Island-based tribe and local Sisters of St. Joseph have a long history of supportive partnership

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January 17, 2023

“The Religious Life of the American Indian”: A View from 1911

An excerpt from The Soul of the Indian: An Interpretation