How the Earth observation community can learn from Indigenous Peoples and a Lakota worldview. Interview with James Rattling Leaf Sr.

Blog / James Rattling Leaf. Sr. & Diana Mastracci / June 3, 2020 GEO Indigenous Alliance JRL: One overarching term that we use in our everyday life is Mitakuye Oyasin, it means that we are all related. It’s a unifying concept, unifying way of knowing or understanding our place in the universe. These high-level concepts are important because with this framework we …

Watch the Condor and the Eagle

Hosting Host an event MAKA SI TOMNI LAKOTA GREY EAGLE SOCIETY – EVENT INFO: Date and Time Still To Be Determined- This event will support Maka Si Tomni Lakota Grey Eagle Society – committed to peaceful education of all children and a thriving Lakota language and culture, creating a regenerative traditional…MORE INFO A POWER SHIFT NETWORK EVENT – EVENT INFO: …

The number of birds in North America has fallen by a third since 1970 and climate change is making long distance migration more difficult

The number of birds in North America has fallen by a third since 1970, and climate change now seems to be making long-distance migration—always something of a miracle—much more difficult. Migratory Birds Are Failing to Adapt to Climate Change By Dharna Noor New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Tuesday shows that the climate crisis may …

Police Unions Have Been Supporting Police Brutality

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/melissasegura/police-unions-history-minneapolis-reform-george-floyd Police unions have become increasingly rightwing as a backlash to the Obama administration and Black Lives Matter — and that’s bad news for the cities they police.Melissa SeguraBuzzFeed News Reporter Posted on June 1, 2020 More than a year before a Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pinned George Floyd to the ground in a knee chokehold, Mayor Jacob Frey banned …

Colorado is in a health and financial crisis. A public bank is a solution.

By Earl Staelin| Dragan Mejic| Juan Marcano -May 22, 2020 The state of Colorado and nation are reeling badly, with no real solutions in sight. The state budget faces a $3 billion shortfall. The state’s emergency funds, limited by TABOR, aren’t nearly enough to keep the state running. That is our harsh reality. Our ability to control COVID-19 is limited. We can do …