Native American Tribe Helps Sacred Condors Recover After a Century’s Absence

California condors are North America’s largest bird. But they came close to extinction before conservationists and Indigenous communities joined to save them. Matt Dibble reports from California on how the Yurok Tribe is helping condors recover.      Source link

Grand Canyon “offensive” hiking stop renamed to honor Native tribe

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Board of Geographic Names has voted to change the “offensive” name of a popular hiking stop in the Grand Canyon. The location, formerly called Indian Gardens, has been renamed to honor the Native tribe that was forcibly removed from the area nearly 100 years ago.  Havasupai Tribal members had … Read more

US Native Tribe Gets Input in National Park Plan 

MACON, Ga. —  When Tracie Revis climbs the Great Temple Mound, rising nine stories above the Ocmulgee River in the center of present-day Georgia, she walks in the steps of her Muscogean ancestors who were forcibly removed to Oklahoma 200 years ago. “This is lush, gorgeous land. The rivers are gorgeous here,” Revis said recently … Read more

Crow Tribe Journalism Teacher Seeks Stories No One Tells

LODGE GRASS, MONTANA —  Luella Brien initially wanted to be a schoolteacher but never thought she’d be one after taking a different career path. Shortly after graduating high school, she pivoted from education to pursue journalism. Now those paths have converged in her new position as the journalism teacher at Lodge Grass High School. No … Read more

Blood Tribe releases findings, recommendations of anti-racism study – Lethbridge

The Blood Tribe First Nation in Alberta is looking to pave the way for a better understanding of racism from a Kainai perspective and to develop strategies to address the long-standing societal issue. In a release issued Aug. 31, the Blood Tribe said an evidence-based study was initiated by chief and council a couple of … Read more

New constables join Lethbridge, Blood Tribe police services – Lethbridge

A graduation ceremony at Lethbridge College on Friday saw seven eager cadets walk across the stage to officially join one of two southern Alberta police services. Christian Olson, Jesse Parmar, Joshua Smith, Dallas Stelmack, Kai Streigel and Derrick Van Hienen will be serving as officers in Lethbridge, while Kirsten Barwegen will be the newest member … Read more

‘Man of the Hole,’ the last member of his Amazon tribe, dies in Brazil : NPR

In this 2011 video frame released by Brazil’s National Indian Foundation, an indigenous man is seen in the forest in Rondonia, Brazil. Video footage was released in 2018 by Brazil’s Indian Foundation of the man who is believed to be the last surviving member of his tribe. His death was announced this weekend. Brazil’s National … Read more

Last member of uncontacted Brazilian tribe found dead

An image of the man known only as 'the man of the hole' taken by FUNAI.

The last of his people, a Brazilian Indigenous man known only as “the man of the hole” has been found dead, decades after the rest of his uncontacted tribe were killed off by ranchers and illegal miners, officials said. Having lived in complete isolation for 26 years, the man – whose real name was never … Read more

Last member of uncontacted Amazon tribe dies in Brazil | World News

The last member of an uncontacted Amazon tribe in Brazil has died. Known as “The Man of the Hole,” the indigenous man had lived in isolation in Brazil’s Rondonia state for 26 years, according to the non-profit organisation Survival International. The man, who was thought to be around 60 years old, was given the moniker … Read more