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YES! Magazine: Imagination and the movement for Hawaiian sovereignty
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YES! Magazine: Imagination and the movement for Hawaiian sovereignty (January 29, 2018)

Imagination, as Hawaiian Native rights advocate Poka Laenui describes it, is more than an antidote to hopelessness. It is a source of power.

YES! Magazine: Tribes lead battles against big oil projects in the Pacific Northwest
Environment | National | Politics

YES! Magazine: Tribes lead battles against big oil projects in the Pacific Northwest (December 11, 2017)

Communities throughout the Northwest, often led by Native American tribes, have been stopping one big oil project after another.

YES! Magazine: Native birthing center maintains tribal traditions
Health | National

YES! Magazine: Native birthing center maintains tribal traditions (May 24, 2017)

A birthing center opening next year in New Mexico will provide a safe place for women and their traditions.

Sarah Van Gelder: Huge bank divests from Dakota Access Pipeline
Business | National | World

Sarah Van Gelder: Huge bank divests from Dakota Access Pipeline (March 27, 2017)

Last month, bank officials met face to face with leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux, and this week they announced the bank had sold the loan at the request of tribal leaders.

Sarah van Gelder: Why veterans asked for forgiveness at Standing Rock
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Sarah van Gelder: Why veterans asked for forgiveness at Standing Rock (December 21, 2016)

Perhaps 4,000 veterans joining thousands of Native water protectors and their allies was just too much.

Sarah van Gelder: How the Standing Rock movement changed us
Environment | Opinion

Sarah van Gelder: How the Standing Rock movement changed us (December 12, 2016)

As we work toward a post-fossil fuel society, we can look to these lessons from the Sioux.

Sarah van Gelder: Standing Rock Sioux chairman on a President Trump
Environment | National | Politics

Sarah van Gelder: Standing Rock Sioux chairman on a President Trump (November 14, 2016)

Construction of the Dakota Access pipeline has reached within a mile of the Missouri River, according to drone operators monitoring the work.