After a year marked by particular violence and suffering indigenous peoples of the world come together at the UN to make sure their rights are respected and protected. Don't miss the 20th session of the #UNPFII kicking off on Monday: #WeAreIndigenous
Tribal councils in Manitoba call on Ottawa to release plan to counter violence against Indigenous women
No public outrage, no vigils: Australia’s silence at violence against Indigenous women
A Māori politician in New Zealand who was thrown out of Parliament for not wearing a Western tie was allowed back, after uproar. Ties are no longer mandatory. Rawiri Waititi called ties a "colonial noose" and a product of racist systems designed to subjugate Indigenous people.
Canadian police beat a First Nations chief to the ground over a license plate dispute. Video shows them punching Allan Adam repeatedly, he says after he reacted to them grabbing his wife. Police harassment of Indigenous people is systemic, groups say: "Nobody speaks up for us."
I oppose the intervention of Bolivia's security forces in the democratic process and their repression of Indigenous protesters. When the military intervened and asked President Evo Morales to leave, in my view, that’s called a coup.
Today, I was on Alcatraz Island at the Indigenous People’s Sunrise Gathering, in solidarity with those celebrating their culture and paying respects to those that participated in the 19 month occupation of Alcatraz in an effort to force ?? to honor the Treaty of Fort Laramie.