Alaska activist and model Quannah Chasinghorse makes waves at Met Gala and New York Fashion Week

In a shining gold dress adorned with a family friend’s turquoise earrings, necklaces and bracelets made by Native artists, 19-year-old Quannah Chasinghorse turned heads at her first Met Gala — thestar-studded annual fundraiser and haute couture spectacle held Monday at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in…

Elon Musk drives through loophole by launching Tesla on tribal land

Tesla opened its first facility in New Mexico this week in partnership with the Nambé Pueblo. Electric car manufacturer Tesla opened up its first sales and service center in New Mexico this week thanks to a first-of-its-kind partnership with a tribal nation.  New Mexico…

SHELL OIL LOOKS TO BE A LEADER IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING

What exactly does the oil industry have in store for charging companies? It sounds like the perfect plot for a conspiracy thriller: the giant oil companies are buying up electric vehicle charging companies as fast as they can. Do they mean to shut ‘em…

Indigenous leaders seek an apology about the mass grave in Albuquerque

Stakeholders: The public park the city built on top of the site should be closed immediately to recreation Native American leaders in Albuquerque are shaping the response and reconciliation from the city for a park built over a mass grave site of children who…

Emmanuel Macron: ‘There is no vaccine for a sick planet’

Thousands of scientists and conservation experts gather in Marseille for the world’s biggest biodiversity summit since the pandemic The world’s biggest biodiversity summit since the start of the pandemic has opened in the French port city of Marseille with a warning from Emmanuel Macron…

Andrey Danilov, a well-known Sami politician, was detained by the police at the Imandra Viking Fest in the Murmansk region

Today, August 29th, 2021 in the city of Monchegorsk (Murmansk region), during the Imandra Viking Fest organized by the Monchegorsk Development Agency with the support of “NorNickel” and the town administration, police officers detained Andrey Danilov, a well-known Saami politician and director of the Saami Heritage and…

As disasters mount, central banks gird against threat of climate change

Climate change is rattling the world’s central bankers. With unprecedented heat and wildfires in the American West and southern Europe, and record floods racing through German towns and Chinese megacities in recent weeks, fears are growing among regulators of a coming cascade of climate-induced…

Pacific Northwest’s ‘forest gardens’ were deliberately planted by Indigenous people

For decades, First Nations people in British Columbia knew their ancestral homes—villages forcibly emptied in the late 1800s—were great places to forage for traditional foods like hazelnuts, crabapples, cranberries, and hawthorn. A new study reveals that isolated patches of fruit trees and berry bushes…

D. Berezhkov. A fundamental gap in the understanding of reality between Norilsk Nickel and indigenous peoples

An expanded meeting of the Public Chamber of the city of Norilsk, dedicated to the activities of Norilsk Nickel and «improving the quality of life in Norilsk,» took place in Taimyr in the last days of July. It was a fairly large meeting attended…

Lavrov compared the life of bears in Russia and that of Indians in the United States

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov compared the life of bears in Russia to the life of indigenous peoples in the United States. The diplomat made a comical statement at a meeting with young art and culture workers on the Tavrida art cluster site, writes…