Cacao has been a spiritual symbol for Indigenous people for millenia. Today, people in Guatemala are bringing back the ritual of drinking pure cacao.
Biden recognized Native Americans' "vibrant and diverse" cultures, as well as the violence they endured at the hands of Europeans.
Donald Trump criticized the Cleveland Indians baseball club for changing its name amid a wider cultural shift of institutions ditching racist names.
The graves of indigenous children were found at Canadian residential school sites. The rest of the world should take note and reckon with their pasts.
Barty honored Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Wimbledon's first Indigenous Australian champion, with a scalloped skirt inspired by her 1971 outfit.
The finding in Saskatchewan comes weeks after the remains of 215 children were found at another former First Nation school in British Columbia.
The chief of the Tk'emlups te Secwepemc First Nation called the discovery an "unspeakable loss." Some children were as young as 3 years old.
"Amazon will forever and irrevocably be associated with modern-day colonial dispossession" if the project goes ahead, the group's leader told IOL.
The Cleveland Indians are set to have their name changed for the first time in 105 years after indigenous groups called for them to stop using the racist term and months of internal discussions. The team’s owner, Paul Dolan, told the Associated Press that “the name is no longer acceptable […]
This year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade had a host of firsts that made the iconic event unlike any other held in previous years. In addition to being television-only and featuring a shortened route, this year’s parade included a land acknowledgment, traditional rattle song, and blessing to honour indigenous people. The […]
California’s wildfire season this year was the most devastating on record. More and more Californians are turning to Indigenous groups for insight into solving the state’s environmental crisis. Native groups are raising awareness of their tradition of prescribed burns, in which they purposefully set fire to the land to control […]
Bushfire season was especially devastating in Australia this past year, burning 46 million acres of land and destroying almost 6,000 buildings. Aboriginal groups in Australia believe an ancient tradition of theirs could help the country fight back against bushfires. Business Insider Weekly spoke with members of Firesticks, an organisation of […]
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kneeled three times during an anti-racism protest in Canada on Friday, in solidarity with those protesting police violence. Trudeau, wearing a mask, turned up at the protest, part of worldwide response sparked by the death of unarmed black man George Floyd in US police custody. […]
The death rate among Brazil’s indigenous people has soared, reaching 12.6% compared to 6.5% in the rest of the country, a monitoring group reported. Brazil already has one of the world’s highest infection rates, and photos have revealed mass graves and bodies left on the streets as health systems are […]
Indigenous peoples and farmers are clashing over the fires raging in the Brazilian parts of the Amazon Rainforest. For many indigenous peoples, the land is sacred. But farmers are clearing the forest for crops and cattle. And President Jair Bolsonaro has not prioritised the indigenous. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
A group of high schoolers were heavily criticised on social media after video footage showed them smiling and chanting while a Native American man beat his drum in Washington, DC, on Friday. New footage provides context behind the whole encounter, and casts doubts on many allegations levelled against them. The […]
The mother of one of the teenagers filmed harassing a Native American man blamed the incident on “black Muslims” near the scene of the confrontation. A small group of black protesters had interacted with some of the students before Nathan Phillips, the Native American activist, intervened. They were with a […]