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Report: Native American Team Mascots Harm Native American Youth

Report: Native American Team Mascots Harm Native American Youth

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 2:49PM

Mascots directly impact the self-esteem and mental health of Native American youth.

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW, Sports

Watch Onondaga Turtle Clan's Alfred Jacques Make Lacrosse Sticks

Watch Onondaga Turtle Clan’s Alfred Jacques Make Lacrosse Sticks

by Aura Bogado on July 15 2014, 10:22AM

‘This game was given to our people by the Creator. It’s part of who we are as a people.’

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW

The Iroquois Nationals Team Shines at the World Lacrosse Championship

The Iroquois Nationals Team Shines at the World Lacrosse Championship

by Aura Bogado on July 14 2014, 2:43PM

After a passport debacle kept Native players out of the tournament in 2010, the team is back with fury this year.

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW

Supreme Court Sides With Tribe in Surprising Ruling

Supreme Court Sides With Tribe in Surprising Ruling

by Aura Bogado on June 17 2014, 7:00AM

In a shocking decision, the high court upholds an important cornerstone of Indian law.

Topics: Native Affairs

In Minneapolis, Columbus Day Becomes Indigenous People's Day

In Minneapolis, Columbus Day Becomes Indigenous People’s Day

by Julianne Hing on April 25 2014, 3:23PM

Good on Minneapolis.

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW, Society

Onondaga Nation Says the U.S. Violates Human Rights

Onondaga Nation Says the U.S. Violates Human Rights

by Aura Bogado on April 17 2014, 9:00AM

The Onondaga Nation was historically barred from filing a land claim, and then told it was too late when it did. The next stop is an international commission.

Topics: Native Affairs