Native Americans

California's Riverside school district called the teacher's behavior "offensive" and "completely unacceptable" while announcing her leave from the classroom.
Rachel Campos-Duffy said Native Americans' struggles have "everything to do with government dependency ... alcoholism and family breakdowns."
Utah's GOP delegation portrayed tribes as allies in their fight against protected national monuments, even though they petitioned for one site's creation.
Biden recognized Native Americans' "painful past," while Trump accused "extremists" of seeking to "undermine Christopher Columbus’s legacy."
Trump’s attack on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah was the largest rollback of federal land protections in U.S. history.
Lauren King, 39, now holds a lifetime seat on a U.S. district court in Washington state.
The legislation aims to help heal the “intergenerational trauma” caused by the government forcing generations of Native children into white assimilation schools.
The Senate is gearing up for a September session focused on voting rights.
The current wave of voter suppression bills targets the Native vote that helped elect President Joe Biden and a Democratic Senate majority.
The Interior Department’s probe into its former policy “will inevitably shed light on extremely troubling episodes in our nation’s history,” lawmakers said.
More than 150 boarding schools for Indigenous children in the United States were operated by religious groups between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries — and churches are now reckoning with their traumatic legacy.
After an election loss and years of mass demonstrations, Republican states are rushing to create new crimes related to voting and protesting.
The question for the court was whether Alaska Native corporations, which are for-profit companies, count as “Indian tribes.”
The Interior Department probe will identify Indigenous children who died at schools the U.S. government forced them into for assimilation into white culture.
The children died more than a century ago at the former Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania. Their remains will be returned to their relatives.
The former GOP senator lost his contract with the network after claiming there was "nothing" in America before white colonizers arrived.
Advocates are holding a #RemoveRick tweetstorm as celebrity allies rip the network as "a willing participant in the erasure of Native peoples."
The president tapped Lauren J. King for a U.S. district court seat. If confirmed, she'd be one of just a handful of Indigenous judges in U.S. history.
Does anybody care about sharing airtime with a guy who said "nothing" existed in America before white colonizers arrived?
"CNN intrinsically ties itself to a blatantly racist commentator" by going silent after his comments about Native Americans, say the groups.