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A decade after Katrina: what we’ve learned and refuse to learn

A decade later, the nation has made little progress in addressing the systemic problems Hurricane Katrina laid bare.

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Indigenous News: Youth sue U.S. government over climate change

"This lawsuit is made necessary by the at-best schizophrenic, if not suicidal, nature of U.S. climate and energy policy."

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After 54 years, U.S. raises flag in Cuba

A jubilant flag-raising at the reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana is giving way to serious talk about the road ahead in improving relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

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Indigenous News: tribe to Redsk*ns - “no thanks to dirty money”

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council voted on Wednesday to refuse all money from the Washington NFL football team.

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Indigenous News: white privilege, A Tribe Called Red, mining protests

The death of Sarah Bland has the nation abuzz about police brutality, but a lesser known story regarding a Lakota woman is also worthy of our attention.

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Indigenous news: Apache Stronghold caravan, First Lady meets with tribal youth

An Apache Indian caravan is making a stop in Denver to draw attention to a land grab by a mining giant.

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Indigenous news: activism, identity, and honoring natives

On May 26, the town council in Newstead, New York voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.

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House votes to stand with workers on trade

"The voices of everyone working to ensure future trade deals safeguard workers and the environment have been heard."

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This week in Indigenous news: May 6-13

The Idle No More movement is being attacked and called "bacteria that spread across the country."

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This day in history: The Great American Meatout

The day promotes a meat-free diet to improve health, protect the environment, and save animals.

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