tag: religion

St. Stephens Indian School
Sexual harassment, parties with former students and unusual living and salary arrangements are at the center of a stunning investigation at the St. Stephens Indian School.
Pope Francis
Christian churches destroyed the lives of more Lakota boys and girls than they will ever know.
nativeamericacalling nac
The apology from Pope Francis sought forgiveness for the role the Catholic Church played in atrocities at Native residential schools.
Pope Francis
Tens of thousands of Native children suffered abuse at residential schools run by the Catholic Church, all with the compliance of the Canadian government.
St. Herman Orthodox Theological Seminary
As Russia works to forcibly annex a neighboring country, it’s instructive to recount the nation’s checkered history among Alaska Natives.
Myron Lizer
Myron Lizer, the often controversial vice president of the Navajo Nation who recently declared his ‘love’ for Donald Trump, is running for U.S. Congress.
Myron Lizer
The vice president of the Navajo Nation is aligning himself with the so-called “People’s Convoy,” a group of truckers that opposes COVID-19 safeguards.
Black Hills Land Defenders
As the political landscape changes, the LandBack movement gathers momentum as never before.
Albuquerque Indian School
Leaders in the largest city in New Mexico are convening a series of “community conversations” to address the harmful legacy of the Indian boarding school era.
Holy Rosary Mission
The unholy impact of Indian boarding schools left its mark to the detriment of thousands of Native children.
nativeamericacalling nac
Slavery, abuse, disease and massacres cut the Native population to a fifth of what it was during the Indian mission period in California.
Oak Flat
Oak Flat, a sacred Apache place in Arizona, faces desecration from a large copper mine.
Roe Row
Protesters rallied outside the Supreme Court as the justices considered a strict Mississippi law that could lead to the reversal of longstanding abortion rights precedents.
HUY
A program in Washington State works to protect the legal rights of Native inmates in prison.
Every Child Matters
Pope Francis is scheduled to meet with an Indigenous delegation when he visits Canada in December.
Albuquerque Indian School
The only thing the government and the churches really understand is money.
Tim Giago
I often write about the Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School and most often I only write about the bad things.
Oak Flat
The Biden administration is facing a major test of its commitment to sacred sites as citizens of the San Carlos Apache Tribe head to court to protect one of their most important places.
Doug George-Kanentiio
True peace will come about when Native residential school children, now buried, arise and are returned to the embrace of their ancestors in their home territories.
Albuquerque Indian School
Indian boarding schools had a dramatic impact upon the lives of thousands of Native children.
By 1900, 20,000 children were in Indian boarding schools. By 1925, that number had more than tripled, according to the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition.
Kamloops Residential School Memorial
Religious-based boarding schools are an enduring symbol of forced assimilation of Native children in the United States and Canada.
Dwight Mission
The history of Native boarding schools in this country is complicated and includes many tragic abuses that must be investigated in depth.
Holy Rosary Mission
I learned that it was not good to be an “Indian.” We were supposed to forget our language and culture.
Nick Black Elk and Family
Why did so many tribal people give up their centuries old beliefs and convert to a foreign religion?
Mohawk Institute Residential School
Give us back our lands so that we might be restored to the embrace of the earth.
leonardcrowdog
Leonard Crow Dog was a powerful Wicasa Wakan, Holy Man, with a beautiful vision of the Sacred Mystery of the Universe.
gaza
Palestinian people are native and have a right to live freely upon their ancestral lands.
charmainewhiteface
Denying our spiritual practices for more than 100 years has impacted generations of Indian people.
Save Oak Flat
The Sikh Coalition and the San Carlos Apache Tribe would not appear to have much in common at first glance, but they have found a shared interest in protecting sacred land.
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“These are things that are absolutely essential to our identity and to our spiritual health,” National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp said in seeking permanent protections for Oak Flat.
Tim Giago
Every Lakota knows where we have been and now we are struggling to find out where we are going.
jakeangeliqanonshaman
Detached from reality. That’s the way a federal judge has described a Donald Trump supporter who took part in the violent riot in the nation’s capital.
Lakota Waldorf School
Being born in a time when Lakota was spoken by nearly everyone around me allowed me to become fluent within 6 years.
lularedcloudharryburk
“I do this memorial in the Lakota way for my husband,” says Lula Red Cloud.
Holy Rosary Mission
I am a survivor of the Holy Rosary Indian Mission Boarding School. I do not want to be honored.
Copper Court
The Biden administration put the brakes on massive copper mine at a sacred Apache site, reversing course after the project was on the verge of final approval.
A federal judge is refusing to halt to the proposed Resolution Copper Mine at Oak Flat in Arizona, on land sacred to the Apache people.
oglalalakotacounty
The leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is condemning racially charged vandalism of two welcome signs on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
jakeangeliqanonshaman
One of the most recognizable defendants from the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is a Donald Trump supporter who bases his persona on a warped interpretation of Native traditions.