Tribal attorney Tara Houska has been a fierce advocate against fossil fuels and oil pipelines.

Tribal attorney Tara Houska has been a fierce advocate against fossil fuels and oil pipelines.

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  • “Indigenous peoples are impacted first and worst by climate change.” Those are the words of tribal attorney Tara Houska, who has been a fierce activist against fossil fuels and oil pipelines. Houska is the former Native American affairs advisor to Bernie Sanders. She is also a co-founder of Not Your Mascots, a nonprofit aimed at preventing stereotyping of Native Americans. Houska joins us ahead of a lecture she will give in Portland this Friday.

 

  

  • The Black History 101 Mobile Museum is touring Portland Community College campuses this week. The museum’s exhibits travel year-round, showcasing historical artifacts from African American history from the trans-Atlantic slave trade to the Black Lives Matter movement. We talk to the museum founder Khalid el-Hakim about the current exhibit. 

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