New Administration, Age-Old Battle: Native American Rights Under Obama and Trump

And so began a new chapter in the tug-of-war between one president’s legacy and another’s plan, part of the ongoing struggle for Native rights despite government-induced marginalization.

Mother Tongue: The Navajo Nation Revives Diné

Creosote, cholla, and palo-verde trees claim the American Southwest. A handful of interstates cut through horizons of sprawling, wispy vegetation. T’sah (sagebrush), K’ish (alder), and Tsédédééh (four o’clocks) bask in the desert sun. The eternal skyline is sporadically interrupted by jagged mountains of magma-hardened rock that shift from violet to russet-gold at sunset. This is […]