Kari Lydersen

Kari Lydersen

Battling the Chef Menteur Landfill

by Kari Lydersen on December 9 2009, 12:00PM

Vietnamese Americans dream of a new urban farm in New Orleans but fear post-Katrina environmental hazards.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

The Cultural Impact of Eroding Wetlands

by Kari Lydersen on November 18 2009, 12:00PM

Louisiana tribes cling to traditions as oil and gas industries take their land.


Having Their Say

by Kari Lydersen on June 16 2009, 12:00PM

With digital recorders and DVDs, young people are saving endangered languages.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Wind Power

by Kari Lydersen on March 20 2008, 12:00PM

An energy source that could fuel the future of reservations.


Chicago’s Police Problem

by Kari Lydersen on May 16 2007, 12:00PM

Despite a long history of scandals and abuse, the city has yet to discipline and reform its police department.

Topics: Criminal Justice