Trudeau’s Pipeline is a Death Sentence for Orcas by Matt Remle

In the waters of the Salish Sea, along the coasts of Washington and British Colombia, a grieving Orca Mother has been carrying the body of her dead baby, in what’s being described as a grieving ritual, for over a week. Continue reading

Teachings of the cedar tree

“Pray, pull, peel …it’s so peaceful being out there. Being disconnected from the busyness of daily life is refreshing and that silence is healing,” reflected tribal member Natosha Gobin of her day spent walking in the shadows of her ancestors near Lake Chaplain, harvesting cedar. Continue reading

Sacajawea? Sacagawea? Sakakawea? Where She Came From And How Its Spelled by Dakota Wind

GREAT PLAINS – So, I’m from North Dakota. I was born and raised in Fort Yates, North Dakota, on the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation. When I was in the eighth grade our Social Studies teacher, a hard-as-nails woman who always spoke through her teeth as though she had lockjaw, took the class through our North Dakota history units and drilled it into us that we were Teton Lakota and we should be proud of our heritage. Continue reading