Native Hawaiians Organize for Self-Governance

By NYLU BERNSHTAYN, age 10 Hawaiian activists protest the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, October 7, 2014. Self-governance could bring Native Hawaiians the power to protect sacred lands such as this. PHOTO: Occupy Hilo/Flickr In November 2015,...

It Is Time For Change, Catalans Say

By OLIVIA MINGUELA, age 11 More than 80 percent of voters said they wanted Catalonia to be an independent country. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons For 300 years Catalonia has enjoyed its own separate language, culture and traditions from Spain. Now, many Catalans think it is...

Scotland Votes “No” on Independence

BY MATTHEW KUE, age 11, and IndyKids Staff In October 2012, the UK and Scottish parliaments came to a decision to allow to vote on their independence in 2014. PHOTO: Gerard Ferry/Flickr On September 18, 2014, Scotland voted whether they were going to become an...