The Least You Could Do

100 Ways to Support—Not Appropriate From—Native People

Don't even think about calling anyone/anything your spirit animal.
Simon Moya-Smith

How to Support Indigenous People on Thanksgiving

Here are some ideas for what to do on Thanksgiving instead of showing your gratitude for colonizers.
Leila Ettachfini

Native American Is Not My Race—It's Who I Am

Elizabeth Warren may feel vindicated about her ancestry, but defining Native American identity by race often results in dangerous challenges to Indigenous rights and sovereignty.
Mariah Gladstone
Malala Yousafzai

Malala Is Spending her 21st Birthday Organizing with Indigenous Brazilian Girls

In the last year, women's rights and education activist Malala Yousafzai attended Oxford University, launched a digital publication, and traveled the world to fight gender discrimination and help girls go to school.
Noa Azulai

Inside the Sacred Ceremony That Ushers Apache Girls Into Womanhood

From running laps to finally receiving her Apache name, Mescalero Apache Tribe member Julene Geronimo takes Broadly through the four days of her arduous rite-of-passage.
Broadly Staff
Native women

Native Women Honor Those Lost to Violence Through Art

Indigenous women are murdered, kidnapped, and trafficked at alarmingly high rates. In a new exhibit, 18 Native artists address the crisis and celebrate resilience.
Sheila Regan

Photos of Queer Life on a Sprawling Native American Reservation

The Navajo Nation—the biggest reservation in the US—can get lonely, especially if you identify as LGBTQ. But advocates and members of the community hope that change is coming.
Jeremy Meek
indigenous peoples

'This Is My Land': The Indigenous Women Chiefs Protecting the Amazon

For decades, Brazil's Kayapo tribe has battled deforestation of their home. Now women are at the frontlines of the fight to save the rainforest.
Charlotte Jansen
indigenous rights

How Indigenous Millennials Are Using Tech to Save Their Dying Languages

Decades of oppression and forced assimilation have led to the steep decline of Indigenous languages. Now tech-savvy young people are fighting to preserve their culture.
Polina Bachlakova

The Young Native Women Fighting to Protect Each Other When No One Else Will

VICELAND's show RISE travels to Indigenous communities across the Americas to meet people protecting their homelands and rising up against colonization.
Lili Emtiaz
virtual reality

'I Wanted To Show Them How it Felt': The Women Using VR as Empathy Activism

From the experience of an Indigenous elder to the plight of pregnant refugees, meet the female filmmakers revolutionizing how we see the world.
Emma Watts