Native Americans

A professor at the University of California, Berkeley, whose identity as Native American had been questioned for years, has apologized for falsely identifying as Indigenous.
The report says the University should hire more Native American faculty, offer students additional financial support and give back land to atone for mistreating the state’s tribes.
The school system's policies prohibit “extreme” and “radical” haircuts. Extreme and radical to whom, exactly?
Since its debut in 1971, the anti-pollution ad showing a man in Native American attire shedding a single tear has become an indelible piece of TV pop culture.
Politicians have treated Native communities like pawns in an attempt to control their reproductive health outcomes.
"It's hurting us more" now because it’s a "bigger spotlight where you’re seeing this all over the world," said activist Rhonda LeValdo.
Government-backed schools out to "civilize" children taken from their parents subjected them to punishment and forced labor.
“Words matter," said Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to lead a Cabinet agency, in announcing the name changes.
The first-of-its-kind bill, which took three years to draft, would provide mandatory, full federal funding for Native communities' housing, education and health care.
The mountain — "Avi Kwa Ame" in the Mojave language — and the surrounding landscape are rich in cultural resources and sacred to Native American tribes.