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'Saturday Night Live' Criticized for Bobby Jindal Skit

‘Saturday Night Live’ Criticized for Bobby Jindal Skit

by Jamilah King on April 14 2014, 11:19AM

SNL is once again in the hot seat for its impersonation of an Indian-American celebrity.

Topics: Culture

Indian American Comedian Celebrates Success by Pointing to a Few Failures

Indian American Comedian Celebrates Success by Pointing to a Few Failures

by Jorge Rivas on September 24 2012, 3:40PM

Hari Kondabolu, a comedian and writer on “Totally Biased,” says it’s a great time to be Indian American. Unless of course, you piss him off.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Johnny Depp Made Honorary Member of Comanche Nation

Johnny Depp Made Honorary Member of Comanche Nation

by Jorge Rivas on May 30 2012, 2:33PM

When producer Jerry Bruckheimer released a photo of Johnny Depp in costume as Tonto for this summer’s upcoming blockbuster The Lone Ranger they both received a lot of criticism for what many called an exaggerated and inaccurate rendition of the Comanche Indian he’s suppose to play.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Canadian and Alaskan Indians Show Shell Execs Why Tar Sands Are So Bad

Canadian and Alaskan Indians Show Shell Execs Why Tar Sands Are So Bad

by Jorge Rivas on May 24 2012, 5:21PM

On Tuesday an indigenous delegation from Canada and Alaska presented Shell’s Chairman and Board with a report detailing the human and ecological rights violations they say the company’s operations have brought to their communities.

Topics: Environment, /NOW

U.N. Official Recommends U.S. Return Mt. Rushmore to Sioux

U.N. Official Recommends U.S. Return Mt. Rushmore to Sioux

by Jorge Rivas on May 10 2012, 5:03PM

A United Nations human rights official has recommended the U.S. turn over control of lands considered to be sacred to Native Americans, including the site of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

How a Staple of Americana Became the Indian American Dream

How a Staple of Americana Became the Indian American Dream

by Greg Varner on April 27 2012, 9:00AM

In a new book, sociologist and Smithsonian curator Pawan Dhingra explores the successes and challenges that emerge when immigrant entrepreneurship came to dominate an industry as “American” as apple pie.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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