Stories about Indigenous from June, 2017
In a Guardian Story About an Environmental Conflict in Kenya, the White Saviour Rides Again
The Guardian's portrayal of an Italian expat as the central figure in a noble fight to save the environment from local hordes erases the complex reality of a Kenyan region.
Remembering Native American Civil Rights Pioneer, Lehman Brightman
Brightman was a key figure in many important acts of Native American resistance, including the takeover of Alcatraz Island and the occupation of Mount Rushmore.
In Ethiopia, Authorities’ Reshuffling of the Oromo Language Alphabet Touches a Nerve
"This is yet another fraud perpetrated on the Oromo people and it must be rejected."
A New Festival in Madhya Pradesh Revives a Lost Indigenous Culture
Thousands of people have gathered in Verwada village in Barwani district to celebrate the newest festival in Madhya Pradesh – the festival of Rani Kajal Mata, an ancient, indigenous deity.