Rice Rights? Hey, It’s Really A Thing

Wide rice… in the wild. (Hardly: It’s mostly cultivated these days.) (Source unknown)

The concept of ‘rights’ took an odd but necessary turn a while back. Native Americans — our own Indigenous people, the rightful owners of all of ‘the home of the free and the land of the brave’ — took a bold step in 2018 in the form of Minnesota’s White Earth Band of Ojibwe when their tribal council enacted a law to…

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Doug Harris

Doug Harris

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