On Canada’s Highway of Tears.
“The discovery of hundreds of Indigenous children’s remains in the spring was particularly hard for me—because I knew I could have been one of them. How I made it through Canada’s residential school system.”
All Flourishing Is Mutual
“My favorite moment came in the years when my ǧáǧṃ́p would nod to himself and make the official pronouncement: “It’s going to be a good year for salmon.” In that moment, we felt like little harbingers of hope.”
Pretty and Dumb? Tell It to the Avocado
New arrivals didn’t hand Natives the keys to the modern world — but took the tools that built its foundations.
‘Women Created Our Worlds:’ Native Art Reclaims Its Power
There’s a direct line from missing and murdered indigenous women to the repression of Native women’s contributions to art and culture, but those long-silenced voices are now making themselves heard.
It’s Not a Literary Renaissance When You’ve Been Telling Stories Since the Dawn of Time
A new Indigenous MFA program is becoming an incubator for Native American writing, free of white Eurocentric standards.
The Thing about Women from the River Is That Our Currents Are Endless
Given a journal while hospitalized, Terese Marie Mailhot writes her way through generations of trauma.
The Telescope That Sees into the Heart of Hawaii
Trevor Quirk reports on how native Hawaiians protested the construction of a telescope on spiritual grounds — the presence of which cuts to the very question of who gets to decide what happens on Hawaiian soil — and who the soil belongs to.