Fort McKay First Nation, a reservation in northern Canada, is home to nearly 400 Cree, Dene and other indigenous people. In the 1950s and ‘60s, petroleum operations started to surround the community, extracting oil from the nearby tar sands.
In the middle of the night in fall 2013, California Department of Transportation workers dug into the earth to construct a new highway bypass in Willits. According to federal law, the local Pomo people had a right to send tribal monitors there, but they allegedly were barred from the nighttime construction.
One year later, one of the first people to set up camp at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation reflects on the protests and how the movement has changed the course of her life.
A woman remembers what life was like before her family was relocated from its ancestral home and her tribe from its most fertile farmland.
As protesters are evacuated from camps near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, we’re taking a look back at what drew tens of thousands of people there in the first place.
While VT Halter continues to secure multimillion-dollar contracts from the U.S. government, former crane operator John Williams Jr. struggles to get through the day following a life-altering work accident.
“Catfight” examines the struggle over how to deal with America’s stray cats.
Extreme hunger is tearing apart Venezuela. We sent a team there to document the conditions that sent a million people into the streets to protest President Nicolás Maduro.
The Center for Investigative Reporting is launching a new initiative to help promote gender parity in film and investigative journalism.
Our documentary, co-produced with Telemundo and MSNBC, investigates deadly force used by Border Patrol agents and how the U.S. government has failed to hold the agency accountable.