National

New research shows how Native American mascots reinforce stereotypes

New research shows how Native American mascots reinforce stereotypes Justin Angle, The University of Montana For years, many have said that sports teams with Native American mascots – the Cleveland Indians, Chicago Blackhawks and Florida State Seminoles, to name a few – perpetuate stereotypes against Native people. Others have argued that these mascots are harmless; […]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Environmental

Rover Topple Over: Pipeline Construction in Doddridge County, WV

What havoc will the Mountaineer Express, the Mountain Valley and the Atlantic Coast pipeline wreak? What about all the feeder pipelines, the NGL pipes (natural gas liquids)? Are any of the agencies involved looking at the cumulative impacts of these large-diameter pipelines crisscrossing the state? Source: Rover Topple Over: Pipeline Construction in Doddridge County, WV

Culture

Sterlin Harjo on the Dos and Don’ts of Filming in Indian Country | International Documentary Association

I see film crews, all the time, grabbing the first loud, “chief-y” Indian that they can (usually men) and letting them speak for a huge, diverse, community at large. My biggest advice is to never interview the people that are trying to get in front of the camera. Source: Sterlin Harjo on the Dos and […]