The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s multi-year fight to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline focused international attention on the Lakota people’s spiritual teachings to protect their first medicine, Mni Wiconi, sacred water. Despite ongoing lawsuits by tribes to stop the flow of oil, Donald Trump signed an Order...
I think over again my small adventures
My fears, those small ones that seemed so big
For all the vital things I had to get and reach
And yet there is only one great thing
The only thing
To live to see the great day that dawns
And the light that fills the world.
Earth teach me quiet — as the grasses are still with new light.
Earth teach me suffering — as old stones suffer with memory.
Earth teach me humility — as blossoms are humble with beginning.
Earth teach me caring — as mothers nurture their young.
Earth teach me courage — as the tree that stands alone.
Earth teach me limitation — as the that...
Less than three months before Warren Gamaliel Harding was elected 29th president of the United States, he stood on his front porch in Marion, Ohio, and promised Indians he would look out for their indigenous rights.
Harding, then a U.S. senator, announced his bid for president in June 1920 subsequently...