Jonathan Nez sworn in as Navajo nation president restoring hope, resilience and change Tuesday, drawing from the tribe’s history as a way to move forward.
Indigenous and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
Efforts to pair the indigenous and democracy are vital. The indigenous of each community, sometimes difficult to define, are identified based on their historical ties to a particular territory and cultural or historical distinctiveness from politically dominant cultures. For example, you can also see our section on Native Americans.
North Dakota is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Native American tribe over the state’s voter identification requirements.
President Bolsonaro issues an executive order making the Agriculture Ministry responsible for decisions concerning lands claimed by indigenous peoples.
It is especially outrageous for Native Americans to still have to fight to prove residency despite being the only Americans whose ancestors were born and raised on this land for millenium.
Voters would have three choices: independence, statehood and free association with the United States similar to some other island states.
Authorities in Guatemala say another indigenous rights activist, Juana Ramirez Santiago has been killed marking the 21st such killing in 2018.
Many believe that Kavanaugh does not recognize the sovereignty of tribes, which govern themselves as independent nations within the United States.
A government policy encouraged placement of Native American children in non-Native foster families
Pivotal vote could not only tip the balance of power but strengthen Native American voices in lawmaking
New Zealand’s opposition National Party installed its first Maori leader Tuesday, selecting former lawyer Simon Bridges