Native Americans

A 1978 law has been vital for keeping Native American communities together. Now it's in court because non-Native people say it's not fair to them.
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My 6-year-old Ojibwe daughter turned to me and said, “Mommy, that’s not okay. We’re people, not mascots.” And she's right.
The groups said the mailing “creates a fear among individuals and communities that they must respond to the official Census."
They may not agree on much, but some in Congress can agree that it's time to do away with Columbus Day.
At least five states and Washington, D.C., have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans.
Hundreds of children have been removed from their opioid-addicted parents.
“The name is the name and they weren’t going to change it,” said a spokesperson for Americans for Indian Opportunity, which consulted on the new Johnny Depp campaign.
The presidential hopeful still has work to do, and demanding she do what’s left is beyond reasonable.
The Democratic presidential candidate apologized for harm she caused with her Native ancestry claims — and laid out her plans for empowering tribes.
At least seven candidates will participate in a forum in Sioux City focused on issues affecting Native American communities.
The Democratic presidential candidate would revoke "ill-advised" pipeline permits and significantly expand tribal criminal jurisdiction.
“We are committed to creating a safe, respectful and inclusive environment for all," explained organizers of upcoming event at Golden Gate Park.
The 2020 Democratic candidate highlighted the huge disparities that Native Americans face in health and economic opportunity.
Justice Department and Bureau of Indian Affairs officials couldn't take a position on any of the Senate bills addressing this crisis.
The Oklahoma native is revered for her writings on "tradition and loss, reckoning and myth-making," as well as for her music, the Library of Congress said.
Democrat Gavin Newsom told tribal leaders he was "sorry on behalf of the state" for the "genocide" waged against their ancestors.
Twitterers pointed out some holes in his defense of his father's claim that no one in American history has been more mistreated.
Native Americans and Latinos are shot by police at a disproportionately high rate.
Plus: Women prisoners in the U.K. are still being released into homelessness.