Genocide of Natives Hurts Environment

  A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal claims the introduction of European diseases to Indigenous populations in the 17th century not only exacted an enormous human toll, but also significantly damaged the ecology of the American continent. Harvard Anthropology professor Matt Leibmann and his team used new … More Genocide of Natives Hurts Environment

UN Condemns Doctrine of Discovery

The Doctrine of Discovery and its severe, lasting consequences for Indigenous Peoples across the world continues to spark debate at the highest levels of international diplomacy. The most recent development came on January 14th, when the UN Council Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) called upon the … More UN Condemns Doctrine of Discovery