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Democratic presidential candidates are reaching out to Native voters at a historic forum in one of the most critical states in the 2020 campaign.
As Donald Trump agrees reluctantly to respect the Supreme Court, he follows a long-ago legal victory of the Cherokee Nation.
As he was waging war on the Creek Nation, Andrew Jackson sent three Creek children to live at his family home and plantation.
Grim facts do not stop the 'blood and soil' nationalists of Donald Trump’s America from feeling victimized.
Kentucky, home to the #MAGA youth at the center of a viral video, was founded on a legacy of anti-Native violence.
President Trump proudly displays a portrait of Andrew Jackson, the architect of Indian removal, at the White House.
Key lawmakers are looking into the Trump administration's controversial reorganization amid ongoing complaints in Indian Country.
The fate of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole nations figured prominently in Andrew Jackson's first State of the Union in 1829.
A bill to repeal an old ban on distilleries in Indian Country is gaining steam on Capitol Hill and it turns out tribes can blame a familiar figure for the paternalistic law.
It’s no surprise that the president would insult Native Americans at a ceremony to honor them, Robert Hill writes.
That Donald Trump lacks any empathy towards Natives is not surprising given his condemnation of indigenous economic initiatives.
Despite the action, the seventh president is revered and not just by Democrats -- Donald Trump is a big fan.
If we don’t want to be forever held back by our crushing history of institutional racism, it’s time to relegate these monuments to their proper place.
The Trump White House is eager to destroy the federal government as it exists now.
Andrew Jackson was the architect of a Native America genocide.
Trump’s odds of resolving the Middle East conflict are about as good as Andrew Jackson’s were in preventing the Civil War.
The city of New Orleans, Louisiana, has begun removing four monuments to racist and controversial figures but one remains standing.
Andrew Jackson is the United States’ seventh president and a figure many people believe to be evil incarnate.
Emotions are hard to keep in check for an Indian woman standing near the tomb of Andrew Jackson.
Andrew Jackson is widely reviled as one of the worst presidents for Indian Country but he has one prominent admirer in the White House.
There should be no surprise that President Trump hung Andrew Jackson in the Oval Office.
At President Donald Trump’s request, a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson now hangs in the Oval Office.
In this case it seems that Donald Trump is taking a page out of Andrew Jackson’s playbook.
A discriminatory database, forced evictions, a wall to divide, Trump is a throwback to what the U.S. has already done to Native Americans.
'In all John C. Calhoun made 41 treaties with Indian nations, all but five required Native Americans to cede land to the U.S.'
Take 'Em Down NOLA is leading the fight to remove monuments to racist and controversial figures.
If I feel the need to defend myself against accusations of implicit bias in my Trump coverage going forward, I'm going to cite the disclosures I'm about to make.
Any white person whose ancestral relations trace to the American South now risks being characterized as having roots based on bigotry and undeserved privilege.
As president, Andrew Jackson led the forced removal of Indian nations from their homelands in the Southeast.
Playing the part of the modern Indian fighter Donald Trump was the second most famous Indian fighter in history after Custer, Andrew Jackson.
Students of history will recognize that Mr. Trump is an Andrew Jackson man.
The resolution cites the forced relocation of tribes from the southeastern United States during the tenure of the former president.
Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act of 1830, which forced American Indian tribes to leave their homes and property in southern states to make way for white settlers and cotton.
President Andrew Jackson would have loved Gov. Chris Christie, The Atlantic City Press writes in an editorial.
It would only be the most fitting justice that Jackson should be replaced with a representative of the people he so viciously tried to exterminate.
Andrew Jackson was a slave owner whose decisions annihilated American Indian tribes of the Southeast.
As a Tennessee legislator with membership in a federally recognized tribe, I have a unique perspective on the situation and I feel that it is my duty to step up during this debate and offer another point of view.
John Ross fought for his rights with tactics that perfectly prefigured America’s 20th-century civil rights battles.
The story of the Cherokee removal has been told many times, but never before has a single book given us such a sense of how it happened.
The two-term president and founder of the Democratic party was infamous for his removal of Indian tribes - over 45,000 during his administration.
All of our paper money feature white men, at least half of them slave-owners.
Wilma Mankiller, the late former chief of the Cherokee Nation, didn't come out on top of the ballot.
Voting closes on Sunday to so time is running out to support the late Wilma Mankiller, who was the first woman to lead the Cherokee Nation.
John Ross deserves a prominent place on our currency. But that doesn’t mean Andrew Jackson should go completely.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-New Hampshire) said she was inspired by the Women on 20s campaign, which has named Cherokee Nation Wilma Mankiller as a potential candidate for the paper bill.
The late former leader of the Cherokee Nation inspired a generation of Native women and girls and her legacy is generating new interest.
The Woman on 20s group added the late Cherokee Nation leader at the last minute, citing 'strong public sentiment' about including a representative from Indian Country.
A group called Women on 20s has selected 15 candidates to replace Andrew Jackson but none represent Indian Country.
It’s not radical to remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill.
Andrew Jackson was a racist devil incarnate — an early-day American Hitler whose deadly legacy for American Indians remains extant to this very day.
"American history textbooks simply do not do our seventh president justice. Sure, in old paintings, he’s got the thick, wavy hair thing going on, and the craggy features do set...
"John Ross made an unlikely looking Cherokee chief. Born in 1790 to a Scottish trader and a woman of Indian and European heritage, he was only one-eighth Cherokee by blood....