To Save A 100-Foot Tree, Inner Richmond Couple Consults Planning Commission (And A Shaman)
A tall tree of 100 years old and as many feet high is at the center of an Inner Richmond neighborhood feud. The Chronicle writes that the ancient tree, a pine species experts are unable to agree upon, is endangered by the property ownerU.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Honoured with Coast Salish Name
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders received a Coast Salish name. In the Lushootseed language the translation is,"the one lighting the fires for change and unity."California Pow Wow Shines Light on Two Spirit Community
The Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits (BAAITS) hosted their 5th annual Pow Wow last month at Fort Mason in San Francisco. These days a reintegration has begun and is making positive change in the Bay Area community.Fellow Honduran Activist Nelson García Murdered Days After Berta Cáceres
Another indigenous activist has been murdered in Honduras amid an escalating wave of repression against the relatives and colleagues of renowned campaigner Berta Cáceres, who was murdered less than two weeks ago.Guatemala: Indigenous communities protest and “recover” sacred site Semuc Champey
In recent years, the popular tourist attraction of Semuc Champey in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz has become a point of social conflict for the indigenous Q’eqchi’ Mayan communities surrounding the site.