Silhouette: A Letter to Syria

by Yousr El Sharawy A silhouette it is.  This is how we see each other now. Far. Very far, as I stand at the top of the citadel, armed with egoistic prejudices. & afraid to let go – to fall down – in love. I used to have a clearer picture before. Now,...

The Crows have lots to talk about

by Joce Two Crows Tremblay   I am a Two Spirit Transgender-blender and I come from a Land of Crows. I am a Great Lakes metis of hybrid ancestries, including Kenienke’haka ~ Mohawk, Odawa, Migma, French and Ashkenazi, that we know of. I am white appearing. My body is a...

Our Lives Depend on Our Relatives

Linda Black Elk The seventh annual Florida Herbal Conference was hosted February 2018 in unceded Timucua territory on the ancient Lake Wales Ridge in Central Florida, with keynote speakers Linda and Luke Black Elk. With a focus on the healing flora of Florida, our...

L’eau Est La Vie, Water is Life:

Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Louisiana by Anne White Hat The Atchafalaya Basin in southern Louisiana is the largest river swamp in North America and one of the most productive wetlands in the world. Its 885,000 acres provide habitat for a vast array of...

Tiny House Warriors: Secwepemc Cultural Resurgence and Resistance

By Ruby Smith Diaz Land defender Kanahus Manuel explains how ten tiny houses can help stop a pipeline.  Can you introduce yourself?  I’m Kanahus Manuel, of the Secwepemc nation and Warrior Society and Tiny House Warriors: Our Land is Home. Tell us about the Tiny House...

Earth Workers, Not Farmers

by Hunter Cascagnette     Today, small scale commercial farming and agriculture are seen as noble and romantic occupations. But farming across Kanata (Canada) continues to be another form of occupation of Indigenous lands. The rural Canadian landscape is dominated by...