Posts Tagged Indigenous women

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Courts Matter in the Lives of Native Women and Native Youth

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but for many the judicial branch remains shrouded in mystery.

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but ...

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Bearing Witness: North Dakota oil industry increases violence against Native women

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

Up until recently, North Dakota was an unlikely destination for most Americans.

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

Up until recently, North Dakota was ...

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Bearing Witness: Indigenous women fight Ecuadorian government to protect Sarayaku

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

“I don’t have words to describe my childhood, but it was beautiful. I could not ask for anything better.”

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

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Bearing Witness: Feminists must step up for climate justice

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

The environmental movement was never my movement. I grew up in a part of the country where we recycled and composted before it became more mainstream, and where you could buy “green” just about anything. 

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

The environmental movement was never my movement. I ...

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Indigenous women on the frontlines of Ecuador’s historic protests

For the last few weeks, Ecuador has been rocked by protests against the once popular President Rafael Correa. Though his critics are surprisingly diverse, the indigenous left is among the most organized and vocal about their concerns with Correa’s administration. 

For the last few weeks, Ecuador has been rocked by protests against the once popular President Rafael Correa. Though his critics are surprisingly diverse, the indigenous left is among the most organized and vocal about their concerns with ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

Remembering Freedom Summer.

A woman died in jail while serving a sentence for her kids’ unpaid school fines.

Native victims in Alaskan rural communities lack access to domestic violence shelters.

Hillary Clinton’s perspective on same-sex marriage has shifted, as it has for many Americans.

“Telling girls to ‘cover up’ just as puberty hits teaches them that their bodies are inappropriate, dangerous, violable, subject to constant scrutiny and judgment, including by the adults they trust.”

Remembering Freedom Summer.

A woman died in jail while serving a sentence for her kids’ unpaid school fines.

Native victims in Alaskan rural communities lack access to domestic violence shelters.

Hillary Clinton’s ...

Feministing Jamz Video of the Week: Ana Tijoux ft. Shadia Mansour – Somos Sur

The always amazing Feministing Jamz favorite Ana Tijoux is back with a new video for her track “Somos Sur” featuring Palestinian rapper Shadia Mansour. Talking global south unity and making connections between sovereignty for the indigenous peoples of the Americas and Palestinian sovereignty, this video is both visually and intellectually stunning. Don’t miss it.

The always amazing Feministing Jamz favorite Ana Tijoux is back with a new video for her track “Somos Sur” featuring Palestinian rapper Shadia Mansour. Talking global south unity and making connections between sovereignty for ...

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