A newborn’s cries break the expectant stillness of the delivery room. Beaming beneath her surgical mask, midwife Kimberly Moorhouse lifts the baby to the new mother’s glistening face as the sun begins to crest over the Inukjuak midwifery center in Nunavik, a remote region…

In Panama, a 26-year-old self-taught cartographer has turned his skills to mapping the pandemic in indigenous communities.  

“The virus took Grandma Delores first, silencing an 86-year-old voice that rang with Lakota songs and stories.”  

Overall, American Indian and Alaskan Native populations have COVID-19 case rates 3.5X higher than whites—but the breakdown is far from even.  

A racist game played by ER staff in British Columbia—guessing the blood alcohol levels of Indigenous patients—is alarming but not surprising, CBC reports.  

Brazil’s isolated indigenous tribes are already particularly vulnerable to any contagious diseases. As COVID-19 sweeps the globe, evangelical missionaries are setting up shop dangerously close to their home base. 

In the US and Canada, pro-sterilization policies aimed at controlling indigenous populations are widely regarded as a shameful relic of colonization and 20th century eugenics.   In the 1960s and 1970s, thousands of indigenous women underwent the procedure—shrinking families…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for the country’s treatment of Inuit tuberculosis patients from the 1940s to the 1960s, CBC reported.

Africa’s indigenous populations face gross human rights violations, forced evictions and land dispossession, gendered violence, and other major challenges, according to a new report on indigenous peoples around the world. The continent’s estimated 50 million indigenous…

The 12-person town of Whiteclay, Nebraska, has supplied more than 42 million cans of beer in the last 10 years to residents of the alcohol-free Pine Ridge Reservation just across the South Dakota-Nebraska border. The arrangement, according to an investigative journalism…