A Blow Against Racism: Washington D.C.’s Football Team Retires the “R” word

July 14, 2020, Washington DC: Yesterday, July 13, 2020, the owners of Washington D.C.’s professional football team finally agreed to change the name of their team after more than 50 years of protest by Indigenous Peoples who consider the team’s name and mascot to be racist, demeaning and offensive. Continue reading

Pollution-based Economy Cannot be Sustained

On April 16, as the coronavirus attacked communities across Washington, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is rolling back our water quality standards that are the most protective of human health in the country. Continue reading

Mt. Rushmore is a Desecration of the Sacred Black Hills

EAGLE BUTTE, South Dakota – Nothing stands as a greater reminder to the Great Sioux Nation of a country that cannot keep a promise or treaty than the faces carved into our sacred land on what the United States calls Mount Rushmore. Continue reading