September 27, 2023 -
Facing South is republishing a piece from the 1985 Southern Exposure issue, “We Are Here Forever: Indians of the South,” with an introduction by author Forest Hazel, a historian for the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation in North Carolina.
September 4, 2013 -
People from across the Gulf Coast will join in a national action on Sept. 21 calling on President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline and the toxic burden it will bring to communities already suffering from dirty energy production.
November 26, 2012 -
The producer of a lighthearted documentary film about a Houma Indian Christmas tradition hopes it will draw attention to the Louisiana tribe's struggle for federal recognition, which has become especially critical in the aftermath of the BP disaster.
May 22, 2012 -
Two years after the BP disaster, the United Houma Nation's outreach coordinator talks about living next to the oil industry and the future she envisions for her tribe and her home.
November 29, 2011 -
The United Houma Nation is petitioning for federal tribal status while fighting to maintain a way of life imperiled by the BP oil disaster.
November 11, 2011 -
U.S. unions are bitterly split on whether an oil pipeline should be built between Canada and Texas. The conflict has hamstrung the Blue-Green Alliance, which unifies union and environmental efforts, as transit unions argue labor must look beyond its own interests.
August 1, 1974 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 2 No. 2/3, "Our Promised Land." Find more from that issue here.