Public Law 280

In 1953, the United States Congress dealt a crushing blow to tribal sovereignty with the passing of Public Law 280. This statute sought to reduce the role of the federal government on reservations by enabling certain states to assume criminal jurisdiction, a role previously reserved for tribal or federal courts. …

What’s up, human nations? A radio show about solidarity, self-help, COVID, the Amazon and Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

Images from Brazilian photographer and designer Kadu Xukuru. On left, “Favela Vive,” and on right, an image for Kaê Guajajara’s and Kandu Puri’s video (posted below). In this radio show, I will connect the current COVID pandemic to the preceding Environmental Movements to save the Amazon Rainforest and the hostile, …