Indigenous Peoples

Newly released video shows man believed to be last of tribe

SAO PAULO (AP) — No one knows his name. No one knows the name of the people he came from. And he appears to have lived alone in Brazil's Amazon for 22 years.<p>Video released for this first time this week by Brazil's Indian Foundation shows rare images of a so-called uncontacted indigenous man who is …

News

Doctoral Student Compiles Database Of Indigenous Women Who've Gone Missing

A storm rolls in over the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana. The clouds are low and dark as distant lightning cracks over a green prairie. Wade Running Crane is starting to get wet.<p>"This is like a sign from Ashley that she's here," he says of his family friend Ashley Loring.<p>Ashley's mother, …

Salt Lake City

America's Drinking Habits Are Killing More Young People, Study Suggests

Liver disease deaths are growing more common in the U.S. and disproportionately affecting younger Americans, according to a recent study.<p>The paper, …

News

Grappling With Native American Homelessness

Native Americans make up an outsized percentage of the homeless in places like New Mexico.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>The American West is grappling with growing homelessness in cities with Native American communities. Indigenous people make up an outsized number of the vulnerable people who live …

Native Americans

Native American pipeline protesters enter plea agreements to avoid long prison terms

Native Americans were the only protesters targeted by federal prosecutors.<p>State and federal prosecutions of Native Americans and their allies who …

Environmentalism

Family says man behind skoden meme was "generous and gentle"

A quick Google search of the term 'skoden' produces a few articles on the spray-painted water tower in Sudbury ON.<p>It also brings up a picture of a …

Aboriginal Canadians

Did the BLM give looters a treasure map to find American Indian artifacts in southern Utah?

Federal land managers, especially in the Southwest’s canyon country so steeped in prehistory, exercise caution about what they divulge regarding …

Forests

In the Wake of #MeToo, Is There Redemption?

<i>The following post originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>If you thought we've heard the last of some of the most notorious abusers who lost their jobs due to sexual harassment and abuse, think again. Barely a few months have passed since dozens of perpetrators have been publicly exposed for their workplace …

Women of Color

Ten World War II Prison Camps in America

A few months back I wrote a column highlighting ten of the worst Japanese-run prison camps in the Philippines during World War II. I thought it would …

World War II

Métis Nation signs historic agreement with Canada

The Métis Nation of Saskatchewan has praised the federal government for signing on to a framework agreement to recognize and implement Métis rights …

Canada

The Northland’s Forgotten Border

By Porter Fox<p>At 5,525 miles, the United States-Canada border is the world’s longest land boundary, more than double the length of the United States-Mexico line. It passes through remote terrain arrayed with 8,000-foot peaks, millions of acres of wilderness and four of the five Great Lakes — a lot …

Immigration

All the wildest outfits from Splendour in the Grass

New Zealand singer Lorde almost experienced one while performing at the Byron Bay music festival. Hers was accidental.<p>And some punters in the crowd …

Music Festivals

How Israel became hosts of a world lacrosse championship

(JTA) – Scott Neiss got the good news in an email in April 2017.<p>“Congratulations. More details to follow. Pat on the back,” read the message to …

Israel

New Mexico loses education lawsuit

<i>Copyright © 2018 Albuquerque Journal</i><p>SANTA FE – New Mexico is violating the constitutional rights of at-risk students by failing to provide them with …

Education

Black holes, quasars & supernova: The most astounding phenomenon in outer space

In the vast outreach of space, there exist cosmic events so unbelievably strange and powerful, they’ve changed the way we view the universe and …

Universe

The influence of black American music on Australian Indigenous musicians

When Indigenous jazz and blues singer Georgia Lee approached the microphone to sing Strange Fruit at the Sydney Town Hall in 1948, she was …

Entertainment (Australia)

Detours American West Review: A Day Trip From Vegas to Bryce Canyon

Detours American West (aka Detours West) is a tour company based out of Sedona, Arizona but I stumbled upon them when looking for a tour provider in …

National Parks

Advertiser content hosted by the Guardian: 10 great things to do on the Fraser Coast | The Guardian

The Fraser Coast, which, along with its neighbour the Sunshine Coast makes up Australia’s Nature Coast, is the home of big natural experiences<p>Here, you can stand dwarfed by centuries-old trees with three-metre girths in the rainforest of world heritage-listed Fraser Island, paddle in cool perched …

Australia

Basketball standout Schimmel helps open Piestewa Games

SCOTTSDALE – Jude Schimmel has started in a Final Four game, interviewed President Barack Obama, written a book, <i>Dreamcatcher,</i> and starred in Nike …

Native Americans

Trudeau's undisclosed plan for Indigenous self-government sets stage for election of next national chief

Many liberal-minded Canadians felt that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a giant step forward when he appointed the country's first Indigenous …

Canada

Omaha robbery victim says only reason he's alive is because gunmen 'missed'

Ed Jones had no idea what the two young men were doing.<p>Yes, he knew the teens were trying to rob the store where he was working , Bizarre Tobacco & …

Crime

Organ Donation: Don't Let These Myths Confuse You

Over 100,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for an organ transplant.<p>Unfortunately, many may never get the call saying that a suitable donor organ—and …

Native Americans

Hey Ya Hey Yo ~ Native American Call & Response by LindseyWise - Listen to music

Native Americans

Daily Quiz for July 21, 2018

First built in the early 1800’s, chickees were platform houses used by this group of Native Americans.The post Daily Quiz for July 21, 2018 appeared …

Native Americans

What happened when Jeanine Pirro pointed her finger in my face

Jeanine Pirro is smart, charming and tough. I like her a lot. We don’t agree on anything, but we like each other. In fact she called me Saturday …

Whoopi

OISE alum Rebecca Jamieson receives Order of Canada for advancing Indigenous education

OISE alum Rebecca Jamieson receives Order of Canada for advancing Indigenous education<p>Jamieson has spent 30 years improving outcomes for Indigenous …

Grand River

Pemmican

Touted as the original energy bar, the bison-based mixture kept for months.<p>Beginning more than 5,000 years ago, Native Americans made pemmican by …

Native Americans

Anti-pipeline campers defiant in face of Burnaby, B.C., eviction notice

Anti-pipeline protesters at a campsite in Burnaby, B.C., are defiant in the face of an eviction order from the city that kicks in at 6 a.m. PT …

Kinder Morgan

Graduate uses occasion as opportunity to remember late cousin

• NC Raine | July 19, 2018<p>While many high school graduates use their big day to focus on celebration, summer holidays, and making future plans, …

Aboriginal Canadians

Editorial: First Nation partners

There’s a common perception that First Nations are vehemently opposed to expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.Indigenous people have been …

Canada