... and what it means for those opposing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge explorations.
The human-bear bond is ancient, but across the northern hemisphere, only a few societies remember the art of neighboring bears.
Excavating and studying human remains can be a delicate cultural dance. Researchers handling a Chilean specimen approached it with two left feet.
Chinook Wawa was once spoken by more than 100,000 people, from Alaska to the California border, for more than 100 years.
More than two centuries after settling in Honduras, the Garifuna people are still fighting for a place to raise their families.
Every summer, women and girls known as "royals" work to preserve their tribe's identity.
No one knows quite what to do with these coerced masks made from the faces of Native American POWS.
Hawaii is the only place that gets it right.
In Alaskan nursing homes and hospitals, tight federal regulations have meant that the most comforting foods for natives have been labeled illegal. That's slowly changing.
C.S.D. Xejuyup of Guatemala incorporates traditional clothing into its uniforms, a decision that echoes its founder's desire to have his team reflect its community.
The devices, which take between three hours and a day and a half to weave, help to fix heart abnormalities.
Lawyers for the Cherokee Nation filed a lawsuit in tribal court that accuses the nation’s six top drug distributors and pharmacies of flooding communities in Oklahoma with hundreds of millions of highly addictive pain pills.
Indigenous peoples around the world tell myths which contain warning signs for natural disasters. Scientists are now listening.
Nubian vaults–built from just mud, water, and stones–were a feature of ancient Egypt, but could they be a solution to climate change and the housing crisis in Central Africa.
Known as a tabua in Fiji, a sperm whale’s tooth is often given by a groom and his family to the parents of the man’s (hopefully) future bride when he asks permission to marry her.
On the Northwest’s Columbia River, tribes fish for a new prosperity.