Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Nation to speak at Cornell

WHAT: “Standing Rock: The Violation of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights,” a seminar by David Archambault II, Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Nation WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Room 146, Stocking Hall, Ithaca campus MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP […]

North Dakota pipeline is new sign of rights violation

Thousands of Native American have gathered for weeks to protest a pipeline project at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota. They say the project would compromise their water, and destroy an ancient burial site. Eric Cheyfitz, professor of American Studies in Cornell University’s American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program, says that while there […]