I'm passionate about providing a platform for native communities to tell their stories - here are some of them
A New Philosophy of Science
AVILA BEACH, Ca. A recent flurry of partnerships between Indigenous tribes and Western researchers foretells a new philosophy of science.
Who Has a Right to the River?
The Klamath River flows through two states and the lands of several tribal nations. It’s home to First Foods and provides irrigation. And there’s not enough water to meet everyone’s needs.
Dying of Thirst
LA GUAJIRA, Colombia — “It was beautiful here,” said Mariella. “There were crops, flowers, animals. There was life. Now there is nothing.”
No Fish Means No Food
Klamath River salmon populations are dwindling, so Yurok mothers are working to restore the river and reclaim Indigenous food sovereignty
Beaver Believers: Tribes Are Bringing Back America's Most Hated Animals
Molly Alves steps down hard on the edge of a heavy wire trap, forcing its sides open with her hands. With care she lays the poised trap, baited with twigs and branches, in a bracingly cold stream. Her target? A beaver.
The Story Exchange
A Friendship That Heals The Planet
Rebecca Most and Lehua Kamaka greet each other in the Hawaiian tradition: hands clasped tenderly around one another’s faces, foreheads touching, eyes closed, sharing breath. It’s aloha in the way it was always supposed to be used.
A Wildfire Hits Home
For the Klamath Tribes, the damage wrought by the Bootleg Fire is deeply personal.
Inside a Mayan Village Where Locals Fight To Preserve Their Culture
A bumpy, 10-passenger plane ride from Belize City takes you over lush green jungles, craggy mountaintops and skims along the vibrant Caribbean Sea, dotted with paradisiacal atolls, before coming to land on a one-strip airport, a slash of dusty red in the midst of thick treetops.
Saving Oklahoma's Prairies
PAWHUSKA, Okla. — The late October morning is so bitterly cold that the vaccine a hardy Oklahoman cowboy is trying to administer to an impatient bison has frozen.
'We've Been Betrayed'
MORRO BAY, Ca. –– The Chumash tribe have advocated for California’s central coast to be protected in a groundbreaking sanctuary, but NOAA's draft management plan left out the stretch they had hoped would be protected.