Co-published with Grist. For members of Louisiana's Pointe-au-Chien Tribe, relocating means a lot more than simply packing up and moving.
Co-published with The Nation. Baby O’s case is at the center of a lawsuit to bring down the Indian Child Welfare Act. But far from proving ICWA should be overturned, it shows why the law is necessary.
Co-published with The New York Times. The Lummi Nation has a long, proud history of contesting ecologically unfriendly projects. Will it succeed against yet another threat?
Co-published with Scientific American. For the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw, climate change has forced a permanent retreat inland.
Co-published with Texas Observer. In an ecosystem that needs fire to flourish, the actions of the tribe could decide the future of the longleaf pine.
Co-published with the Texas Observer. In Texas, a tiny staff of tribal officials field hundreds of requests each day to build 5G towers in areas of cultural and historic importance.
Co-published with The Nation. South Dakota has resisted shutting down in the face of Covid-19. The Cheyenne River Reservation is taking matters into its own hands.
Co-published with the Texas Observer. While coronavirus rates remain high, officials have taken unprecedented actions not found anywhere else in the state.