Climate change region by region | Melting Glaciers | The Art of Blogging (with tips)

The Northern Great Plains is far from any ocean. Water melts off mountain snowpack, slowly trickles down glaciers**, and pools up in basins. The largely arid region is dominated by thirsty industries like agriculture, energy extraction, and tourism.  There’s a byzantine system of century-old water rights and competing interests. Or as my dad, a Montana […]

Project 562: photographing citizens of tribal nations

Courtesy of Photog Matika Wilbur- Jenni Parker, right, and granddaughter Sharlyse Parker of the Northern Cheyenne tribe pose in Lame Deer, Mont., in August. By Simon Moya-Smith, Staff Writer, NBC News She sleeps on couches, dines with strangers and lives out of her car. Still, Matika Wilbur does it for the art and for the […]

NCAI: ‘Historic’ Unity Vote Keeps Non-Federally Recognized Tribes as Full Members

By Gale Courey -Toensing November 1,  2012, Indian Country Today Non-Federally Recognized  Tribes SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The National Congress of American Indians  overwhelmingly voted to keep non-federally recognized tribes as full voting  members of the 68-year-old organization. The vote took place at a Constitution Convention during NCAI’s  69th Annual Convention October 22-26 held this year in […]

native voices

Originally posted on Unsettling America:
By Decolonize the New World As the one year anniversary of the encampment at Oscar Grant Plaza approaches, we as organizers within the Occupy, Decolonize and Anti-Capitalist movements find ourselves faced with new challenges and opportunities. Thousands have been inspired and served by the camp and important connections have been…