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Pharrell's Native Blood Doesn't Excuse That Headdress

Pharrell’s Native Blood Doesn’t Excuse That Headdress

by Jamilah King on June 6 2014, 1:43PM

Indian Country makes its case.

Topics: Culture

The Moment a Clueless Cleveland Baseball Fan Met a Native Man

The Moment a Clueless Cleveland Baseball Fan Met a Native Man

by Jamilah King on April 7 2014, 4:51PM

It was awkward.

Topics: Culture

How Children's Books Fuel Mascot Stereotypes

How Children’s Books Fuel Mascot Stereotypes

by Aura Bogado on April 7 2014, 7:00AM

Are good children’s books about Natives really that hard to find?

Topics: Arts & Culture

Native American Groups Are Not Impressed by Dan Snyder's Latest Move

Native American Groups Are Not Impressed by Dan Snyder’s Latest Move

by Jamilah King on March 25 2014, 11:02AM

NFL owner Dan Snyder has started a new foundation to help the tribes that his team mocks.

Topics: Culture

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

by Von Diaz on March 10 2014, 3:50PM

Native youth are more than three times more likely to commit suicide than any other group.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

A Small Victory for Native Women

A Small Victory for Native Women

by Aura Bogado on February 21 2014, 7:00AM

Native women face one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the U.S. A new pilot project that allows tribes to prosecute non-Natives for the crime could be a game-changer.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Five Things to Celebrate About Indian Country

Five Things to Celebrate About Indian Country

by Aura Bogado on November 25 2013, 7:00AM

By investing in everything from language revitalization to humor, Native communities are thriving. You just need to know where to look.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Politics

Native Tribes Already Feeling the Effects of Government Shutdown

Native Tribes Already Feeling the Effects of Government Shutdown

by Von Diaz on October 3 2013, 12:43PM

Transportation and elder home care have already been suspended for Montana’s Crow Tribe, which saw half of its employed members furloughed due to the government shutdown.

Topics: /NOW

Native Leaders Speak to Washington

by Michelle Chen on November 7 2009, 1:36AM

When it comes to upholding promises to native communities, Washington will never fully atone for its abysmal track record over the past few centuries. But on Friday, President Obama did at least make good on one pledge he made…

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We Did Not Cross the Border, the Border Crossed Us

by Leticia Miranda on October 20 2009, 3:10PM

The Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras/Indigenous Alliance Without Borders has just launched a new campaign to secure the homelands of indigenous tribes living along the US-Mexico border from California to Texas. According to an article at Narcosphere: Indigenous Peoples living…

Topics: Immigration

Support Wrongfully Jailed Leonard Peltier’s Parole Today

by Sonia Pena on July 22 2009, 11:46AM

Leonard Peltier, a member of the American Indian Movement, was wrongfully convicted in 1977 of killing two FBI agents in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. He is an artist, poet, writer, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and activist. After serving more than…

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Standing up on Desert Rock

by Michelle Chen on April 28 2009, 9:10PM

An environmental justice struggle in the heart of Indian Country took a new turn on Monday, with a decision by the Obama administration to reconsider a permit for a proposed power plant in New Mexico. The planned Desert Rock…

Topics: Environment

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