Indigenous Beats: Indigenize Your Newsfeed

photo: Bunky Echo Hawk After recently joining twitter, I’ve realized the power of a well curated social media newsfeed. As the #NoDAPL movement continues and Native nations defend themselves against the Trump administration, hearing from Indigenous peoples themselves is the best source of news. If you have yet to finish the Standing Rock Syllabus, check…

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Everybody Still Wants Solange

On Thursday, January 26 at 9PM, the Yale Law School Levinson Auditorium hosted the sold out event “Everybody Still Wants to Fly: Activism in Pop from Prince to Solange,” part of a four day conference celebrating the legacies of Prince and David Bowie. Though the event was sold out because it featured Solange Knowles as…

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Counting the Fallen

by Dhiksha Balaji photo: India Water Portal We must account for the treelessness. Cyclone Vardah has uprooted more than 13,600 trees in Chennai, according to an early official count of the Tamil Nadu government. Some experts will tell you that it was, for the most part, only the trees that were never meant to grow…

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Trump’s Plans in Action

Week one of Trump’s America has been a nightmare. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been a week, but it has, and the concept of 4 years seems impossible. To be completely honest, after 8 years of doing the bare minimum I wasn’t sure Congress even knew how to work properly. But they quickly…

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