On this day in 1857, a young Indian soldier in an infantry regiment of the British East India Company decided to take a stand against his British masters. His actions kickstarted a major rebellion.
On the continent of Africa, the colonial economic arrangements never really ended. To discover this, you need look no further than the food on your plates.
Elżbieta Jodłowska – an ethnologist and researcher of the culture of the Indigenous Andean Quechua people – talks about the bogeyman figure of the ‘pishtaco’ in the Andes.
The pishtaco – a seemingly mythical creature that lives among the Indigenous peoples of the Andes – has its origins in the real-life events of Spanish colonialism.
After years of suppression of Māori cultural identity, New Zealand’s Indigenous people are finally experiencing a renaissance, in defiance of colonialism.
The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas. As a result, unique cultures and languages are dying out.
The colonization of the Americas is often described as a ‘discovery’ and a ‘great adventure’, words which mask the reality of the bloody genocide that took place there.
Long marginalized as ‘primitive art’, the art of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia is slowly but surely gaining global recognition.
After colonizing Australia, white settlers rewrote the continent’s history. It is only now that their descendants are discovering the importance of Aboriginal agricultural practices.
Traveller Bartosz Twaróg talks about the unjust history of the Aboriginal peoples sent to Palm Island, where they were subjected to colonial violence for decades.
On this day in 1519, Ferdinand Magellan set sail for the Maluku Islands under the banner of Spain. Yet his attempt to circumnavigate the globe was seemingly doomed from the start...
Princess Kaʻiulani was born in 1875 on Hawaii. Over just 23 years, the young royal saw and struggled against the American annexation of her Pacific island home.
The writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o truly understood the power of language – not only as a British colonial tool, but also as his own means of critiquing the corrupt post-colonial elites of Kenya.
We present you with an alternative history of the world, in which Poland’s inter-war dreams of colonizing Madagascar were actually realized.
The global 14th-century map would be unrecognizable to the eyes of today. Empires and states were thriving in Africa and Asia, while the so-called “Old Continent” was of much lesser significance.