The U.S. public education system was built with stolen Indigenous lands—and still survives on Indigenous resources. Using publicly available data, Grist has located millions of acres of land taken from hundreds of Indigenous nations, land that provides revenue to land-grant universities through fossil fuel exploration, mining, timber harvesting, and other industries. This series explores how stolen wealth continues to transform public institutions.

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Bringing Stories Home

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Indigenous Rights

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Extractive Industries

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Environment and Climate Change

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