Shondiin Silversmith was a co-op student from Northeastern University at PRI's The World during the fall 2016 semester.
Wampanoag, like many other Native American languages, is fighting for its survival.
ETHEL, a string quartet from New York City, released "The River" in collaboration with Native American artist Robert Mirabal. The album features a mixture of traditional Native American music, indigenous sounds from Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe, and classical strings.
It started out by putting stickers over street signs in the Canadian City of Toronto. Printed on those stickers were indigenous names of the streets and area those streets run through.
For weeks, members of the Standing Rock Sioux have gathered in Cannonball, North Dakota, standing against the Dakota Access pipeline. The government has now halted construction pending reassessment of the project.
It is illegal for women to get an abortion in Ireland unless the pregnancy threatens their life. With no other options, two women live-tweeted as they traveled to the United Kingdom for the procedure.