Renaming a national holiday to celebrate Native culture is one thing, but many Indigenous peoples are looking for greater recognition of the land grab that deprived them of ancestral homes.
Pre-Invasion, message sticks were sent between distant communities to maintain diplomatic relations. They demanded acknowledgement and mutual respect.
Land Defenders from Six Nations occupied a disputed land to highlight the fact that Canadians have a long way to go when it comes to learning what land acknowledgements are supposed to teach us.
Jair Bolsonaro's government has put forward laws that could put Indigenous land into the hands of mining, agricultural and timber businesses.
The fact that so many Canadian pension funds are tied to oil and gas companies is a deeply structural form of racialized oppression and a denial of Indigenous rights.
Reconciliation cannot be achieved by the brute force of the RCMP or the self-interests of energy companies.
Hundreds of bishops, priests, missionaries and tribal leaders are at the Vatican for the Synod of the Amazon, a three-week meeting focused on the environmental crisis threatening Amazonian peoples.
Dasiqox Tribal Park offers a powerful example of what true reconciliation can mean for Canada when Indigenous peoples and their rights are respected and upheld.
Indigenous peoples safeguard biodiversity better than any other group. But in 2018, 164 were killed defending the environment. It's time for us to heed their knowledge, and protect their future.
The U.S-Mexico border runs through Native American territories. A wall would further divide these communities, separating children from schools, farmers from water and families from each other.
Neither of the two federal investigations into fish deaths in the Darling River include any Indigenous representation.
Australia's government can do more to ensure Australian mining companies do no harm in pursuit of Africa's mineral wealth.
TransCanada Corporation has misunderstood or misrepresented the risks associated with Indigenous jurisdiction.
The farmer has long been held up in society as the 'real Australian', but this image ignores the role of agriculture in dispossessing Indigenous people of their lands and culture.
The idea of a renewable energy transition is exciting. It opens up space to think about enhancing democracy and decolonization.
Rather than the duty to consult, governments should proactively engage with Indigenous treaties or other locally relevant treaties, agreements, laws and relationships at all stages of law-making.
After colonisation, dispossession and decades of military violence, indigenous women in Guatemala are closing in on justice at last.
Neither constitution protections nor protests have prevented the Mapuche and their allies from suffering at the hands of the Argentine state.
They are contesting the maps that deny them territorial rights.
What happens when the gap between a company and its umbrella group gets too wide? We're about to find out.