Native Americans have long pushed for the removal of the monument carved into the sacred Black Hills.
COVID-19 cases and deaths within Indigenous nations have soared and are among the worst hot spots in the country.
Brazil has seen more than 800 deaths in 24 hours and nearly 400,000 confirmed cases.
Resources for Native people were limited before the pandemic. Now, they are even more so.
While U.S. politicians bail out corporations, their promises to fund Indigenous health care remain empty.
President Giammattei has already declared martial law in two municipalities opposed to resource extraction.
In all corners of camp, thousands of ordinary people became committed protectors, emboldened with collective confidence.
Inadequate interpretation for Indigenous asylum seekers is preventing many from getting due process.
Cultural burning is proactive, while Western-style controlled burning is reactive.