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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

Appeals Board Cancels Washington, DC NFL Team's Trademark

Appeals Board Cancels Washington, DC NFL Team’s Trademark

by Jamilah King on June 18 2014, 11:01AM

It’s a major setback for team owner Daniel Snyder and company.

Topics: Culture

Watch 'Proud To Be' Commercial Aired During NBA Final

Watch ‘Proud To Be’ Commercial Aired During NBA Final

by Carla Murphy on June 11 2014, 10:13AM

Calif. tribe bought airtime in seven major cities for, “Proud to Be”

Topics: /NOW, Society

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

Congress Members Keep Pressure on Washington, DC NFL Team

Congress Members Keep Pressure on Washington, DC NFL Team

by Carla Murphy on February 10 2014, 4:24PM

Warning letter mentions the NFL’s $10 billion tax-exempt status.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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

NYPD Commissioner Sends Memo: Indians Are Asians, Not American Indians

NYPD Commissioner Sends Memo: Indians Are Asians, Not American Indians

by Von Diaz on September 13 2013, 2:43PM

A recent report showed the NYPD wrongly categorized some crime victims and suspects as American Indians.

Topics: /NOW

Where to Get Your ‘Native Americans Discovered Columbus’ Tee

by Aura Bogado on June 24 2013, 4:06PM

Jared Yazzie (Navajo) awesome Native t-shirt designs are taking off.

Topics: /NOW

Here's What an Urban Native Thinks About Your 'Screaming Savage' Cap

Here’s What an Urban Native Thinks About Your ‘Screaming Savage’ Cap

by Aura Bogado on June 19 2013, 3:39PM

Bronx subway rider wears racist baseball cap. Oglala Lakota journalist spots him. Read what happens next.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ten Members Of Congress Urge Washington Redskins To Change Name

Ten Members Of Congress Urge Washington Redskins To Change Name

by Jorge Rivas on May 29 2013, 1:46PM

The football team owner says he’ll never change the name.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Unprecedented Number of HIV Cases in Navajo Reservation

Unprecedented Number of HIV Cases in Navajo Reservation

by Jorge Rivas on May 20 2013, 1:45PM

The chances for survival after an AIDS diagnosis were lower for Native Americans than any other racial group.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Actress Michelle Williams Compares Native Americans to Munchkins

Actress Michelle Williams Compares Native Americans to Munchkins

by Jamilah King on March 12 2013, 12:49PM

Because, you know, they’re fighting for their land, too.

Topics: /NOW

Watch the 2013 State of Indian Nations Address

Watch the 2013 State of Indian Nations Address

by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2013, 12:37PM

Last Thursday, Jefferson Keel , president of the D.C.-based National Congress of American Indian, delivered the annual State of Indian Nations Address….

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Navajo Nation Plans to Become First Tribe to Manage Its Own Medicaid System

Navajo Nation Plans to Become First Tribe to Manage Its Own Medicaid System

by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2013, 12:01PM

The Navajo Nation is on its way to becoming the first tribe to manage its own federally funded medicaid program.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Native American Man Schools Protesters at Arizona Anti-immigration Rally

Native American Man Schools Protesters at Arizona Anti-immigration Rally

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2013, 1:05PM

A video uploaded to YouTube on Monday shows an American Indian man scolding a group of anti-immgrant demonstrators in Tucson, Arizona.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Here's What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

Here’s What the Super Bowl Farmer Ad Left Out

by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2013, 11:16AM

There is growing ethnic and racial diversity among farm operators nationwide, and the percentage of women operators is up.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

From Arizona to Montana, Native Voters Struggle for Democracy

From Arizona to Montana, Native Voters Struggle for Democracy

by Aura Bogado on January 28 2013, 9:39AM

Natives have proven crucial to Democrats’ success across the West, but their struggle for democracy remains one of the least acknowledged, ugly realities of every election.

Topics: 2012 Election, Voting Rights, Politics

Why Theresa Spence Is Still on a Hunger Strike, 7 Weeks Later

Why Theresa Spence Is Still on a Hunger Strike, 7 Weeks Later

by Aura Bogado on January 23 2013, 9:20AM

The Attawapiskat First Nation chief and Idle No More movement have put Natives under the spotlight in Canada—begging larger questions for the U.S., too.

Topics: Environment, Global Affairs

DC Mayor Says Redskins Football Team Must Consider a Name Change to Return to Town

DC Mayor Says Redskins Football Team Must Consider a Name Change to Return to Town

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2013, 12:34PM

The Redkins played in D.C. from 1937 to ‘97 when they moved to Landover, Md.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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