Amplifying Indigenous Data Sovereignty on National Data Privacy Day

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Today’s observance should spark important conversations about Indigenous data sovereignty and violations of Native data protection in the U.S. This post highlights helpful learning resources published by Native-led organizations and Native scholars on best practices for Native data protection.

2023 Farm Bill: Native Farm Bill Coalition Priorities & How the NLIS Can Help

By Raven McMullin It goes without saying that the food system in the United States was created without the intent of maintaining or supporting traditional Native foodways.  In fact, more than neglecting these traditional systems, new settlers sought to destroy Native food sources and economies—forcing dependence upon a strange and commodified food chain. However, traditional […]

New Demographic Features Added to NLAP’s Agriculture on Native Lands Data Dashboard

By Raven McMullin and Emma Scheerer Through previous blog posts, story maps, and data dashboards, the Native Lands Advocacy Project (NLAP) has embarked on an extensive and critical analysis of the state of agriculture on Native land. In presenting this data (which is sourced from the USDA’s Census of Agriculture for American Indian Reservations) in […]

Announcing Our New Storymap: The Legacy of Allotment on Contemporary Native Agriculture

What did early reservation agriculture look like? What is the settler colonial myth, and how has it distorted the perception of Native agriculture? What is the historical legacy of allotment? How are Native communities actively resisting and healing from this legacy? The Native Lands Advocacy Project is thrilled to announce our newest storymap: The Legacy of […]

NLAP Welcomes Three New Members to the Team!

The Native Lands Advocacy Project is pleased to announce Chase Christopherson, Emma Scheerer, and Seanna Pieper-Jordan to the team! Chase will be working as NLAP’s Agriculture and Natural Resource Specialist, assisting the team through outreach to Tribes and Native organizations and the development of interactive planning and decision support tools on the NLIS website. Emma and […]