All posts by Paul Boyer

Dakota in Dubai

For Indigenous peoples, the United Nations might be the belly of the colonial beast, but that’s where decisions affecting the future of Native nations are being made. “If we are not at the table, we are on the menu,” argues Victor Carmen Lopez, who attended the COP28 climate conference.

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Building Climate Resilience

By sharing information and working together, tribes can learn to thrive in a hotter, more arid world, according to speakers and participants at the recently concluded Southwest Adaptation Forum.

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A Nation of Scientists

When a river flowing through the Navajo Nation turned toxic from the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, scientists turned to tribal members for help. The resulting Diné Exposure Project is now being studied as a model of community engaged research.

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