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The Guardian

Anita Hofschneider

12 February 2020

Guam

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CHamoru, the indigenous language of the Mariana Islands, is endangered. In an urgent move to save the language, Chief Hurao Academy was founded, a nonprofit that offers a CHamoru summer immersion program, an after-sch...

The Hechinger Report

Caroline Preston

6 February 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has seen its six-year graduation rate for American Indian and Alaska Native students rise from 27 percent in 2008 to 69 percent in 2018, as well as an increase in the number of ...

The New York Times

Thomas Fuller

16 January 2020

Cooinda, Northern Territory, Australia

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With the dramatic increase in wildfire danger in Australia causing international distress, officials look to an ancient Indigenous fire-prevention technique that reduces the risk of large wild-fires. This Aboriginal t...

The Atlantic

Alia Wong

9 December 2019

Hawaii, United States

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Experiential and immersive learning preserves indigenous cultures and languages. After nearly being lost by the mid-twentieth century, the Hawaiian language has seen a resurgence thanks to the culture-based educationa...

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Wangũi wa Kamonji

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5 December 2019

Tharaka, Kenya

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To build resilience against climate change, women in Kenya are spreading the knowledge of traditional farming and grains, offering sustainable alternatives to mass-produced crops like corn and wheat. By reinstating na...

Salon

Valerie Vande Panne

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15 November 2019

Pu‘uhonua o Waimānalo, Hawaii, United States

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The Nation of Hawai'i, a sovereign group in the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu, is finally getting its own internet. The Internet Society is providing support by training community members to own, operate, and maintain the ...

Los Angeles Times

Julia Rosen

5 November 2019

Broadback, Quebec, Canada

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In Northern Quebec, scientists, government officials and researchers have seen the positive environmental effects that stem from giving indigenous groups their land rights back. Because many of these indigenous commun...

CityLab

Sarah Holder

5 November 2019

Eureka, California, United States

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In October of 2019, the city of Eureka, California returned stolen lands to the Wiyot Tribe, the region’s Native American people. This was done over a decade after a brutal massacre on the land, which is an island tha...

Native America Calling

Tara Gatewood

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2 October 2019

Arizona, United States

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To preserve culture, especially language, elders and leaders in Native American communities often rely on shaming. Although this practice has proven to be an effective method in some instances, it is not without its l...

Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Tristan Xiong

31 August 2019

Minneapolis, Missouri, United States

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Hoop dancing, an activity with origins in indigenous dance traditions, can provide a means to physical fitness and child development. In Minneapolis, a professional hoop dancer is using this knowledge and his skill to...

NBC News

Audrey Cleo Yap

16 May 2019

Maui, Hawaii, United States

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Organizations like Ho’oulu ka ‘Ulu are reintroducing small-scale farmers to breadfruit — a traditional Hawaiian starchy fruit that fell out of style following the rise of plantation farming and colonialism. Growers ar...

BBC

Dan Lytwyn

6 May 2019

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Changing stereotypes surrounding sexuality for indigenous women requires addressing the underlying issues of culture, colonization, and identity. The Virago Nation burlesque collective, based in Vancouver, CA, blends ...

Yes! Magazine

Deonna Anderson

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30 April 2019

Oakland, California, United States

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The Sogorea Te Land Trust is an intertribal women-led organization that is working to reclaim ownership of land in the Bay Area that Ohlone people have lived on for centuries. They regained access to the land through ...

Pacific Standard

Kimberley Brown

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16 April 2019

Ecuador

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The indigenous Cofan community in Ecuador, battling miners and other seeking to use their ancestral land, have a new tool to fight them: mapping. By working with non-profits who trained locals to use data and GPS tech...

The Christian Science Monitor

Henry Gass

27 March 2019

Klamath, California, United States

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Across the country, tribal courts are seeking to break the cycle of recidivism and instead focus their efforts on rehabilitation and community. Judge Abinanti’s Yurok Tribal Court in California applies traditional Yur...

Next City

Gregory Scruggs

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25 March 2019

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Publicly-owned galleries can provide an open, inclusive space for both artists and the community. In Seattle, the Office of Arts and Culture renovated the disused third floor of the King Street Station, turning it int...

Indian Country Today

Jodi Rave

24 March 2019

Montana, United States

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Including Native Americans in the political process requires sustained efforts in redistricting by communities. The success of the 2018 mid-term election in bringing the first Native American women into Congress was m...

Yes! Magazine

Sydney Worth

22 March 2019

Vancouver, Canada

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Reconsidering the ways in which subject headings sort and present knowledge can help address systemic racism. The X̱wi7x̱wa Library at the University of British Columbia is rethinking the way libraries organize and pl...

Cut Bank Pioneer Press

Linda Bruch

20 March 2019

Cut Bank, Montana, United States

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Cut Bank, Montana has incorporated education about Native Americans in all grade levels with a special emphasis on and participation by Blackfeet Nation students because of the reservation's proximity. This effort is ...

The New York Times

Ana Fota

20 March 2019

New York, New York, United States

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Reassessing representations creates an opportunity for educational experiences. Instead of simply removing a problematic diorama depicting members of the Lenape tribe and Dutch colonists, the American Museum of Natura...

BreakerMag

Marianne Lehnis

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14 March 2019

Xingu River, Brazil

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Gainforest is a tech startup that uses blockchain and AI to fund rainforest preservation and pay indigenous forest protectors for their work. By using satellite imaging and a trusted payment mechanism, as well as work...

Ensia

Viki Cramer

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7 March 2019

East Perth, Australia

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The indigenous practice of setting regular fires to manage land hasn’t been used in generations, but it’s now being brought back to help manage wildfires in Australia. With support from the Wunambal Gaambera Aborigina...

KLCC

Brian Bull

30 January 2019

Roseburg, Oregon, United States

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Native American tribes in Oregon have garnered attention for their sustainable forest preservation, especially since recent national legislation passed that gave thousands of acres of land land back to several Native ...

Pacific Standard

Katia Savchuk

28 December 2018

San Francisco, California, United States

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Patrick Ball, cofounder of the nonprofit Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG), has helped use quantitative data to put numbers behind things that were before unprovable — i.e. the difference between genocide and r...

Mongabay

Shreya Dasgupta

13 December 2018

Singchung Village, Arunachal Pradesh, India

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A new species of bird discovered in the small village of Singchung, India has been named after the Indigenous people who own that land — the bird is called Bugun liocichla, named after the Bugun people. Not only did t...

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