Senator Murray Sinclair will leave office at the end of January.
While Americans are celebrating Thanksgiving, Native Americans show a different side to the day by commemorating their ancestors who were killed. On the 50th Anniversary of the Day of Mourning, Indigenous peoples are once again fighting an epidemic and to get their voices heard.
As indigenous people who reclaimed our ancestral homeland, we must be sensitive to others undergoing that same process.
Joyce Echaquan filmed herself calling for help, before two female hospital staff entered her room and said in French that she was "stupid as hell."
A highway that cuts through Brazil's Amazon rainforest is being blocked by members of the Kayapó Mekrãgnotire ethic group, who vow to continue blocking the road unless the Brazilian government meets a list of demands that includes aid for COVID-19.
The remains likely belong to the Karankawa Kadla people, who are native to southeastern Texas.
Statues of Father Junipero Serra have been repeatedly targeted since he was made a saint by Pope Francis in 2015.
Scientists have noticed significant ecological changes in the North Pacific near Alaska, including premature whales and slimmer seals, which they have linked to rising temperatures.
Earth's tropical forests are "time capsules" of human history stretching back hundreds of years.
The fires that have devastated Australia began in September. Since then, millions of hectares of land have burned.
The Trump administration's U.S. Forest Service has allowed Canadian mining company Midas Gold to write their own environmental assessment for a controversial proposed gold mine in Idaho, according to The Associated Press.
Eighty of the 96 known harlequin toad species are considered endangered, critically endangered or extinct in the wild, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List.
"These fires are now not just an environmental catastrophe, they're also potentially genocidal," Survival International Director Stephen Corry said in a statement.
"The environment is currently one of the major battlefields over the shape of the global economy, on a par with armed conflicts and calls for urgent and immediate action," one expert told Newsweek.
Mitchell McNamee, the owner of Rorkes Beer, Wine and Food in Darwin, Australia, is facing scrutiny from staff and the media over his alleged racist policies.
"They say he's the Donald Trump of Brazil. Can you believe that? But he likes it," Trump said.
Drumming patterns are used to emulate spoken phrases.
The "spiral of human bones" included adolescents, a toddler and an infant.
"The thing that surprised us the most was the sheer size of some of the engravings."
"In a sense, we see the birth of what would be the start of what we would come to know as the Americas."
Traditional ways of life are getting harder