Backtalk: Rebranding White Supremacy & Standing Rock

Sarah and Amy talk about keeping Standing Rock in the news and on our minds, and how we can continue to support the movement to protect clean water and more. They mention Dr. Adrienne Keene, who created Native Appropriations, laying out recent events at Standing Rock and providing resources for those of us who want to pitch in. They also tackle recent coverage of white supremacists and the media language around describing them as "alt-right." 

BitchTapes: Decolonize Your Turkey Day

In solidarity with the water protectors at Standing Rock and in observance of Thanksgiving, a mix of Native American artists. Read more »

At Standing Rock, Youth Activists Fight to Defend the Next Generation

26-year-old Eryn Wise talks about why she remains at Standing Rock, despite police crackdowns and freezing temperatures.  Read more »

We Are Still Here, We Persevere: A Dispatch from Standing Rock

To everyone talking about what state violence will look like under a Trump administration: This is state violence under Obama. Read more »

Backtalk: Black Mirror & Standing Rock Arrests

Amy and Sarah talk about this week in feminist and pop culture. On the docket this week: The surreal brilliance of Black Mirror, a show that forces us to think about the way technology shapes our emotional lives. Then, we talk about the role race places in the treatment of the protesters... Read more »

Standing Up to Protect Water: Standing Rock is Pushing Against A Long History of Environmental Racism

"All we have is support. All we have is unity. All we have are prayers. And that’s strong," says the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Read more »

The Link Between Oil Pipelines and Sexual Assault

An infographic shows how Native women face high rates of sexual assault, even as their lands are mined for oil. Read more »

“What’s the Problem with Thinking of Indian Women as Princesses or Squaws?”

Busting myths about Indigenous women.  Read more »

BitchTapes: True North

With the American election upon us and Canadian Thanksgiving in a few days, it's a fine time to celebrate our friends to the north.  Read more »

Fighting for the Future: The Indigenous Water Protectors Leading Standing Rock's Movement Aren't Backing Down

Hundreds of indigenous activists camped out at Sacred Stone are ready to give everything to protect the land and water. Read more »

Water Is Life: Native Groups Push Back Against Environmental Racism

The Standing Sioux's pipeline protest is part of a long history of indigenous-led environmental protests.  Read more »

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