Against Native Americans, US waged genocidal war

A new book argues that the US government waged genocidal war against Native Americans from the 1600s to the 1900s.

U. Oregon • futurity
Jan. 28, 2021 ~7 min

Team finds chewed psychedelic flowers at rock art site

Archaeologists have long debated the relationship of psychedelics to rock art. New evidence from Pinwheel Cave in California clarifies the connection.

Kristin Strommer-Oregon • futurity
Dec. 9, 2020 ~5 min

Prairie with bison indicates origin of ‘lost crops’

The presence of bison in tallgrass prairie ecosystems offers clues to the origins of the "lost crops" on which ancient Native Americans relied.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL • futurity
Nov. 27, 2020 ~8 min

How affordable health care can fight climate change

Affordable health care could be a key tool in the fight against climate change, research from Indonesia finds.

Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara • futurity
Oct. 28, 2020 ~9 min

Indigenous people are key conservationists

"...Indigenous knowledge is absolutely essential for understanding the cumulative impacts of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation."

Camden Flath-Futurity • futurity
Aug. 3, 2020 ~4 min

Evidence rewrites early Indigenous-colonizer encounters

Indigenous people in Oconee Valley—now central Georgia—actively resisted European influence for nearly 150 years after the arrival of Hernando de Soto.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
July 27, 2020 ~8 min

Indigenous Alaskans probably didn’t eat sea otters

Before fur traders decimated sea otters, ancestors of at least one Alaskan indigenous group hunted them for their pelts, not food, researchers say.

Jim Barlow-Oregon • futurity
June 3, 2020 ~9 min

Indigenous peoples bear the brunt of pollution

Research demonstrates the disproportionate impact of pollution on Indigenous peoples worldwide, as well as their resistance.

Frederique Mazerolle-McGill • futurity
May 20, 2020 ~7 min

Indigenous peoples bear the brunt of pollution

Research demonstrates the disproportionate impact of pollution on Indigenous peoples worldwide, as well as their resistance.

Frederique Mazerolle-McGill • futurity
May 20, 2020 ~7 min

Mapuche approach teaches kids to handle fear

The Mapuche people's ideas about kids and fear show that Western beliefs about children's emotional capability aren't universal.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 20, 2020 ~3 min

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