ETHEL, a string quartet from New York City, released "The River" in collaboration with Native American artist Robert Mirabal. The album features a mixture of traditional Native American music, indigenous sounds from Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe, and classical strings.
Craving some Koobideh from Iran? Arepas from Venezuela? Head to Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen, where a rotating menu features food from countries in conflict with the United States.
Clashes over an oil pipeline slated to cross historic Native territory in North Dakota continue after more the 140 people were arrested in protests last week. The increasingly high-stakes face-off is one of the biggest actions by Native Americans in years.
Sacred-site preservation and civic engagement are not the same.
Police have made mass arrests and used pepper spray, riot gear and armored vehicles to stop the protests. Now, the United Nations is looking into possible human rights abuses.
On an Indian reservation in Nebraska, state and federal politics interfere with the effort to simply educate the kids.
"One thing that I repeatedly heard," says Jenni Monet, a journalist on the scene, "is that this fight is not over."
For weeks, members of the Standing Rock Sioux have gathered in Cannonball, North Dakota, standing against the Dakota Access pipeline. The government has now halted construction pending reassessment of the project.
Among the mansions and golf clubs of the Hamptons, Shinnecock Indians are trying to re-learn a language that died out more than a century ago.
The Crow Nation in Montana has 9 billion tons of coal on its reservation — and it wants to mine about 1.4 billion tons of that and ship it to Asia. It could be a huge economic boost for the tribe, but coal's value is plummeting. And there are other complications, too.