Raging Amazon Forest Fires Threaten Uncontacted Indigenous Tribe
Fires are raging in Awá territory on the edge of the Brazilian Amazon and threatening to wipe out uncontacted members of the Awá tribe.Native American Pipeline Protest Halts Construction in N. Dakota
Construction halted after more than 1,000 people swarm to protest the Dakota Access pipeline they believe threatens the Missouri River.Native Americans are Getting Arrested Fighting a Pipeline that Disrupts Their Sacred Grounds
Nearly 400 protesters gathered to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.8-billion system. So far, 16 members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe have been arrested, including the tribe's leader.Native Americans Plan to Make History in the US Election
Eight indigenous candidates are running for Congress, up from two in 2014. Over 90 are running for state legislatures, again exceeding previous years.Highest Peak in South Dakota Renamed for Oglala Lakota Medicine Man
A federal board has officially changed South Dakota's Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak. This isn't just any peak, the 7,242-foot promontory is the tallest point in South Dakota.