Nearly 95% of deforestation in the Amazon occurs within 3.5 miles of a road or near a river. Brazil’s plans to ramp up exports may be on a collision course with the forest.
Unrelenting poverty, underemployment and historical trauma all contribute to the health challenges faced by Indigenous Americans.
The annual report is also a reminder that what happens in the Arctic affects the rest of the world.
Few Canadians know about the doctrine of coverture and how it stripped Indigenous women of their agency.
The right is explicitly laid out in the same treaty that led to the Trail of Tears.
Geographic, cultural and political identity are all part of being Indigenous.
The “blackout period” was a time when the Canadian government banned lawyers from representing Indigenous Peoples.
Broken Spectre, an immersive, 74-minute-long moving image work, is having its world premiere at the NGV.
Illegal roads have brought deforestation, fire and other environmental damage to the Amazon. The results of the 2022 presidential runoff could have a major impact for the future.
To fully understand what led to the stabbings in James Smith Cree Nation, we need to look at how the legacy of settler colonial violence impacts Indigenous communities.
The recent anti-migrant actions of the Florida and Texas governors reflect specific hatreds that date back to the very beginnings of European settlement in North America.
All over the world, the territories of Indigenous peoples map onto regions of the richest and most persistent biodiversity. A book about hunter-gatherer Arctic peoples shows why.
When public services don’t work for Indigenous peoples, it’s more than just a case of policy failure. As long as colonial assumptions are embedded in the system, there can never be real progress.
Beyond revamping misleading terminology, some library science scholars and Indigenous knowledge holders are looking at how to index library materials in ways that reflect Indigenous knowledge.
Pope Francis’ visit concerns all Canadians. It’s about our relationship to history and the construction of a state that marginalized Indigenous people and tried to assimilate them.
Newcomers to Canada tend to be more supportive of Indigenous Peoples and reconciliation than other Canadians.
When Indigenous peoples lose their river flow to dams, satellite programs like Landsat – which is celebrating its 50th anniversary – can help them fight for their resources.
It is worth considering whether efforts to enlist the church in reconciliation have been helped or hindered by how settlers think about early written records.
Is history really a triumphant march of progress? It depends on your point of view.
The most vulnerable communities are being pushed deeper into poverty with each climate-related disaster. Part of the problem is that government aid helps the wealthiest people most.