Indigenous and Native People

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 17:30

Urgent Standing Rock Update: Act Now! The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced their intention to issue a permit for the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe--a route that would jeopardize the drinking water and desecrate...

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 00:00

Migel's small plot of maize crop appeared infested with weeds; tall green plants disrupted the ordered rows of corn stalks. But Migel explained that the green legume, indigenous to Chiapas, Mexico, functioned as a natural fertilizer by extracting...

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 00:00

VAWA is a landmark piece of legislation that seeks to improve the criminal justice response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. The passage of VAWA in 1994 and its subsequent reauthorizations have changed the lives...

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 00:00

When I give workshops, I stress that advocacy is a very broad term. It is often more than contacting our elected officials. Advocating for justice can mean educating yourself and others about an issue; it can mean changing your mind and the minds...