The outdoor event at Lillard Park would have been easy to miss had it not been for a pair of flags held high by two AIM security guards.
Rocky Boice, the co-director of the American Indian Movement, said the event sought to raise much needed awareness. He said local and federal law enforcement have provided little to no help. “The FBI doesn’t care,” he said.
In 2018, FBI officials released a statement called Missing and Murdered: Confronting the Silent Crisis in Indian Country, stating: “The FBI and its dedicated special agent and victim specialists of the FBI’s Indian Country program…
UNR grad Sandra Herrera is an elementary school teacher at Agnes Risley Elementary in Sparks, Nevada, where she teaches second grade. Going on her sixth year of teaching Sandra says recent months have been the strangest yet, with constant uncertainty and readjustment.
“I will always remember my mom’s struggle and my kindergarten teacher always trying to help. I knew that I wanted to help students and families that same way,” Herrera said of her own motivations to become a teacher.
As a child, Herrera couldn’t get much help with school work at home because her mom could only speak Spanish…
In light of recent attacks against Asian Americans in Atlanta and elsewhere in the United States, a national day of action was organized by groups across the country, including here in Reno
“Since the Covid-19 virus was first discovered in December in China, hate crimes against Asian Americans have rose exponentially because of the anti-Asian and anti-Chinese blame game with the corporate media, the Trump administration, and the Biden administration has weaponized to deflect our shortcomings in the handling of this pandemic,” one of the keynote speakers said at the event at the Believe plaza.
The raucous sounds of clattering pots and pans, car horns and wailing has been ringing in Brazil. Friday, March 26th, according to the Health Ministry, Brazil recorded a new high of 3,650 Covid-19 deaths. Citizens are fed up with President Jair Bolsonaro’s promises of a rapid return to normalcy.
The South American country’s pandemic timeline reads like a disheartening telenovela: a death toll surpassing 300,000, political rivalry fueling pandemic-related policies, President Bolsonaro’s pot-stirring press conferences — all spiraling out of hand.
President Bolsonaro went viral back in December for suggesting that the COVID-19 vaccine could turn recipients into crocodiles, but…
Humans have been studying the planets in our solar system for hundreds of years, but despite all the other planets appearing quite different from Earth, we are slowly learning that we may have more in common with some of them than we think.
Mars is the most accessible planet right now, and through research and previous missions to Mars, we have learned that the planet actually is quite similar to ours. …
On the morning of December 11, during Nigeria’s dry season, armed gunmen stormed the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara in central Katsina state. Carrying rifles, the group kidnapped over 300 students. The attackers masqueraded as the terrorist group Boko Haram but were later identified as local bandits
This is just one of many kidnappings that have taken place since the end of 2020. In total, over 700 schoolchildren and students have disappeared since then. This rise has led to a growing distrust in Nigerian security forces as more and more students are going missing.
Fortunately for the 344 students…
White sage, or salvia apiana, considered the sacred sage is an evergreen perennial shrub that can be found harvested on the border of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. It is historically used by Native Americans to make a traditional food called pinole, one of their staple foods. It is also used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes, such as making tea to help women regain strength after giving birth. The seeds can also be used to remove objects from the eyes. The plant is mostly used for traditional religious ceremonies.
March 26th, 2021 marks the 54th day since the Myanmar coup.
Earlier this week, a seven-year-old girl was shot dead in the city of Mandalay during the ongoing military crackdown.
The overthrow took place on the morning of February 1st when State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint were detained in a raid, with the military immediately declaring a state of emergency. This happened the day before the Parliament of Myanmar was due to swear in members elected in a 2020 election, contested by the military.
Since then, violence has been escalating. On February 6th, the military…
A recent report indicated nearly a third of women in Trinidad and Tobago experienced either physical or sexual partner violence or both. The same number experienced sexual violence, including rape. For many this happened before they turned 18.
Many women have been demanding for a safer public transportation system. Local non-profit groups say so-called maxi taxis and private car companies are the biggest threats to women.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessa wants the current government of Prime Minister Keith Rowley government to also legalize pepper-spray for women. Protests have spilled out into the streets demanding a safer country for women.
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, many people lost their jobs, businesses and livelihood, and nowhere was this felt more acutely perhaps than in the entertainment industry. Due to the widespread government mandated lockdowns and restrictions, specifically on the limiting of capacity and ban of any public gatherings, people working in the live entertainment industry have seen their careers completely washed away seemingly overnight.
Nick Parkey is one of those trying as best he can to pivot and remain afloat for better days. He runs a lighting, sound and video company here in the Reno/Tahoe area. …
Showcasing innovative and engaging multimedia storytelling by students with the Reynolds Media Lab in Reno.