'Indian Country' is excited about the first Native American secretary of the interior – and the promise she has for addressing issues of importance to all Americans
If confirmed, US Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico would be the first Native American to run the agency that interacts with tribal nations. But her agenda extends far beyond Indian Country.
Feb. 16, 2021 • ~11 min
The curator at UC Merced describes the evacuation and shows a selection of photographs from the 110-year history of the park.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
Republicans and Democrats take sharply different positions on managing US public lands, but there's solid consensus on some issues.
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~10 min
US ideas about conservation center on walling off land from use. That approach often means expelling Indigenous and other poor people who may be its most effective caretakers.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~11 min
President Trump is scheduled to appear at an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore on July 3. For some, this event will symbolize love of country. Others will see it very differently.
June 29, 2020 • ~9 min
Our research investigated 900 'alien' species across almost 200,000 protected areas worldwide.
June 8, 2020 • ~6 min