7 movies by Indigenous filmmakers to stream this month
As Native American Heritage month draws to a close, watch these films -- from cult classics like 'Smoke Signals' to lesser-known cinematic gems.
Shanti Escalante-De Mattei
What it's like to be an Indigenous New Yorker
Before New York City, there was Lenapehoking. Here, Native New Yorkers tell us about life, healing and keeping their culture alive in a country that consistently erases Indigenous people.
Zoe Yu Gilligan
Indigenous voices need to be heard in the climate fight
Long before Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion and the Green New Deal, Indigenous activists were leading the battle for environmental justice.
meet the young indigenous activist decolonizing environmentalism to save the planet
As we face a climate crisis, Indigenous environmental activists like Jamie Graham-Blair are highlighting how traditional custodians have always protected country.
wendy red star's art celebrates the indigenous roots of feminism
Her new exhibit explores Native American ideologies and the forgotten history of the Crow tribe.
meet the warriors of djab wurrung fighting for the future
We spoke with traditional owners and supporters gathered on Djab Wurrung country to protect sacred trees and land from destruction.
veggie mijas is the woc collective decolonizing your diet
Founder Amy Quichiz tells i-D about the importance of 'intersectional veganism,' and how it connects women to their ancestral roots.
the indigenous art collective digging up pittsburgh's problematic labor legacy
Postcommodity unearths the city's invisible narratives, creating the most important art work at this year's Carnegie International.
kardajala kirridarra’s ambient electronica champions aboriginal women
With references including thunderstorms, Bjork, indigenous languages and the role of women in Aboriginal communities, the group are knitting together past, present and future.
young, proud and aboriginal: exploring activism and allies in 2017
"Aboriginal people are sick of being talked about — in parliament, in schooling systems, everywhere. We want to be talked to, we want to be part of the discussion, we have so much to say and we have been silenced for so long."
introducing serwah attafuah
DISPOSSESSED’s guitarist on using punk to champion Indigenous, queer and black voices.
activist and artist noni cragg on family, history and engaging with her indigenous heritage
By drawing on ideas of belonging, location, beauty, and connection to the land, the young artist's portraits explore cultural and racial identity.