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As scientists find more tattoos on preserved remains from Indigenous cultures, artists living today are drawing from them to revive cultural traditions.

New York Times, July 2021

Photo by Bettina Garcia


For a decade, zookeepers have known that something strange was stopping the giant animals’ hearts—and now they’re beginning to trace the culprit to their guts.

The Atlantic, March 2018

Photo by Roger Ahlbrand


To belong to a place, sometimes you have to confront the darkness.

Adventure Journal Quarterly, October 2017


Can Marshall Islanders whose lives are tied to the sea maintain their culture in Oklahoma?

Hakai, November 2015


A unique navigational technique known as wave piloting makes a comeback in the Pacific. 

Smithsonian, February 2016



Hardline immigration policies have forced a growing number of immigrants into "a cage within a cage," including Rosa Sabido of Mancos, Colorado.

Pacific Standard, May 2018

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An Outside investigation of sexual harassment in outdoor workplaces, where unwanted advances, discrimination, and assault are a frequent and destructive occurrence for far too many women.

Outside, January 2018


Puebloan people and archeologists work together to untangle the mysteries of human migrations.

High Country News, October 2017


And how Indigenous voters fought back with a series of successful lawsuits.

High Country News, June 2016

Photo by Jonathan Thompson

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A rash of proposed laws seek to exclude transgender youth from interscholastic sports, depriving them of community and confidence-building skills.

Outside, March 2021

Photo by Rick Bowmer


Navigating an imperfect world on two wheels.

Adventure Journal Quarterly, July 2019


An arcane policy prevents legal immigrants from the Marshall Islands from receiving health care benefits.

The New Territory, October 2017


A historic legal victory could give Alaska tribes more control over their fish, wildlife and homelands.

High Country News, July 2016


Alaskan schools struggle to keep their doors open.

High Country News, November 2013



By adapting ancient practices to modern challenges, Pacific Islanders are charting a new course for ocean conservation.

Nautilus, February 2021