(NEW YORK) -- Pope Francis offered a long-sought apology to the Indigenous community in Canada on Monday over the Catholic church's role in the generational abuse they suffered at Indigenous residential schools for nearly 150 years. The schools were operated for decades by churches and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pope Francis is set to deliver a long-sought apology to the Indigenous community in Canada over the Catholic church's role in the generational abuse they suffered at Indigenous residential schools for nearly 150 years. The schools were operated for decades by churches... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Across the United States, millions are facing extreme heat as temperatures hold steady in the triple digits. For communities of color, underlying systemic inequities increase the chances of heat-related illnesses and death. Heat is among the deadliest of all weather-related disasters, beating... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A search in the deep Brazilian Amazon for missing British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous rights expert Bruno Araujo Pereira has now turned into a homicide investigation, Brazilian federal police confirmed to ABC News on Wednesday. In a press conference from Manaus,... Read More.
On Sunday, AMC launches its new thriller series Dark Winds. Based on author Tony Hillerman's "Leaphorn and Chee" book series, Zahn McClarnon and Kiowa Gordon star as a pair of Navajo police officers investigating a series of murders and a violent bank robbery. The 1970s-set thriller series was produced by Hillerman fans Robert... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the oil tanker Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound, hundreds of thousands of acres of water were threatened. The 1989 spill, considered one of the most devastating environmental disasters in U.S. history, destroyed the... Read More.
(ROME) -- Pope Francis apologized Friday for the Catholic Church's role in running Canada's brutal residential school system, which saw Indigenous Canadians taken from their families and sent to boarding schools where they suffered horrific conditions. "I feel shame -- sorrow and shame -- for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their families over a span of 150 years, made to live in boarding schools across the U.S. that were run by the federal government and churches in an effort to force assimilation. “It... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A relentless drought and wildfire season in America's West and a tense standoff over federal leases for oil and gas drilling have been early tests for the Biden administration's climate policy and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to hold... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For decades, beginning in the 1800s, thousands of Indigenous peoples from Canada were taken from their homes and families by the Canadian government, shipped thousands of miles away in some cases and placed into so-called residential schools. The stated purpose of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau described the recent discovery of more than 200 bodies in the grounds of what was the country's largest Indigenous residential school -- where Indigenous children were sent after being removed from their communities -- as a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Herlin Odicio has lived a life in defense of his tribe's territory. As a consequence, he now finds himself in exile from it. "Just a few days ago they came looking for me in my community," he said. "They send me death... Read More.