Weekend Reading and Efforts to Resist the Dakota Access Pipeline

Below are brief synopses and links to articles. Pick the one(s) that speak to you:

  • The Canadian commitment to fully embrace the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Returning to Harmony, an essay about residential schools, intergenerational trauma, and healing by Richard Wagamese (Ojibwe)
  • A United Nations proposal to increase participation by indigenous governments — and some pushback
  • An update on resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline


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Suggested reading and viewing

Food for thought:

  • Sky Woman and Eve, a column by Mike Myers in Indian Country Today that explores the legacies of two women — Sky Woman, who created a garden, and Eve who was expelled from one — and the different world views of Native and non-Native peoples.