American Roundtable Theme

Environment

Activism through Education and Nutrition

Community organizer Marcella Gilbert reflects on her family history of activist education and how the reintroduction of traditional Lakota foods empowers her community to improve physical and spiritual health.

Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota

Interview March 16, 2021

Without Water, There Is No Growth | Cheyenne River

Lacy Maher from the Mni Wašté Water Company explains how a decade-long water shortage hindered economic growth and stopped housing development.

Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota

Interview March 16, 2021

Cheyenne River Surface Ownership

Annie Coombs and Zoë Malliaros map the complicated history of surface land ownership on the reservation and its inequitable consequences.

Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota

Article March 16, 2021

Along the Lumbee River, North Carolina

Editors Morgan Augillard, Noran Sanford, and Joey Swerdlin present the report Along the Lumbee River with report contributors Tanner Capps, Deb Gunsallus, Ed Hunt, Ravin Patel, Christie Poteet, and Andie Rea.

Video March 12, 2021

Labor, Landscapes, and Legacies, River Valley, Maine

Editors Aaron Cayer and Kerri Arsenault present the report Labor, Landscapes, and Legacies and discuss key themes and findings with report contributors Tom Leytham, N.B.Aldrich, and Steve Norton.

Video March 5, 2021

Flipping the Prison: Projects

Group Project's designers look back on their work with GrowingChange.

Along the Lumbee River, North Carolina

Article March 2, 2021

Reflecting on The Farm

GrowingChange Youth Leaders reflect on place, confronting the site of a former prison.

Along the Lumbee River, North Carolina

Article March 2, 2021

Along the Lumbee River: An Introduction

Morgan Augillard and Joey Swerdlin focus on the people and organizations effecting change in communities along North Carolina’s Lumbee River.

Along the Lumbee River, North Carolina

Essay March 2, 2021