Washington State Attorney General Adopts a Free, Prior and Informed Consent Policy with Tribes

If we are to finally stop the endless bloodbath of war and imperialism, then holding accountable the governments and populaces of those same military powers when they wantonly abuse the human rights of the Indigenous Peoples in “their” home territories is the rational first step to creating a more humane world. So remember those letters: #FPIC, F-P-I-C. Those four powerful letters may be a key to the future of our species.” Fawn Sharp President of the Quinault Indian Nation Continue reading

Native Village Integrates Solar and Storage to Cut Costs, Displace Diesel

Despite the nearly half a million barrels of oil produced in Alaska each day, there’s no such thing as a “hometown discount.” Instead, some remote rural villages shell out as much as $1/kilowatt-hour (kWh) for diesel-generated electricity—more than eight times the national average. Continue reading

Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’ Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history — and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely, warns a landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Continue reading

American Indian College Fund Publishes Free College – Going Student Guide

DENVER — The American Indian College Fund, with generous support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, is publishing an invaluable tool for Native American high school students seeking higher education. Native Pathways: A College-Going Guidebook provides content related to how to get into college, Continue reading