by John Hemming
The Villas-Bôas brothers worked with Brazil's indigenous people to balance the preservation of their Amazonian lands with inclusion in modernizing society. The policies of Jair Bolsonaro are a dire threat to their work, the survival of indigenous peoples, and the planet.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Jorge L. Chinea
Many indigenous ruins lie along the shore, where ancient settlements thrived. A relatively new wave of researchers are only beginning to explore these endangered places, rediscovering the ancient relics, statues, stone engravings and paintings created and used by the Taíno people.
SOURCE: The New Republic
November 14, 2019
by Nick Martin
The case has it all: white-centrism, the "school choice" debate, and the obscene way in which North Carolina is failing its students.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
November is Native American Heritage Month. Critics say Trump is subverting it with a new celebration of the Founding Fathers.
Last week, President Trump declared November as “National American History and Founders Month,” a celebration of the country’s “dedication to promoting liberty and justice.”
by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Assembling a coherent narrative that inspires students to image a different world is much more complicated than a Wikipedia search. Teachers can only carry out this task if they have access to narrative histories that are decolonized.
SOURCE: High Country News
Some believe the Golden State is ignoring a history of violence against Native Americans.
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