Indigenous

The Latest: Brazil leader criticizes indigenous reserves

The Latest on the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon region (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is criticizing his country’s indigenous protection policies, which he says are used by outside forces to limit Brazil’s economy and give excessive amounts of land to tribes. Bolsonaro met Tuesday with governors of states in the …

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Indigenous technologists using tech tools as path to self-determination

When Jeff Ward was younger, his parents hoped he might become a doctor. But when the Internet exploded in the 90s, the Métis and Ojibwe dreamer quickly taught himself to make websites instead of memorize symptoms. He learned he could get paid for his web work, and by the end of high school Ward was …

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