The Great Rural

Fighting to reclaim stolen land

Life beyond the big-city limits

In this episode 3 stories

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Black heirs share their stories of land theft

When you are robbed of your land and legacy, what’s next?

Listen 12 mins
Taos Pueblo won back its sacred lake after long battle

It’s rare for Indigenous tribes to have their land returned, but it is possible. The story of one Pueblo in New Mexico shows how difficult and how meaningful it is for Native communities to get back their land.

Watch 4 mins
‘Every community has its own Standing Rock’

A-dae Romero-Briones, a member of the Cochiti Pueblo, explains the connection of land and food, how her community lived through the creation of the faulty Cochiti Dam, and how the current pandemic has brought full-circle the necessity of living off the land.