The gap between colonized and colonizer can be bridged, although it will take a lot of work on the part of both.
The historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum is underway in Sioux City, Iowa, in the homelands of several tribes.
After being accused of enforcing 'state sponsored genocide' against his fellow people, an Indian lawmaker plans to change a repatriation bill in order to include all tribes in California.
A couple held at police gunpoint after their 4-year-old daughter allegedly shoplifted from a dollar store said officials haven't done enough to make up for the terrifying incident.
It doesn’t take modern sensibilities to recognize that the Seventh Cavalry committed atrocities at Wounded Knee.
A hearing on community development in Indian Country turned into an apology tour for the Trump administration as a slate of officials were forced to explain why they turned in their testimony late.
If we add up all the ways that Canadian governments have oppressed Indigenous peoples over the centuries, those governments bear a weighty burden.
'The time has come to reconcile but first they should ask forgiveness,' Mexico's president said.
The leader of the nation's largest inter-tribal organization is responding to controversy that arose at a White House tribal listening session.
Members of the 7th Cavalry Regiment committed an atrocity against my ancestors, murdering hundreds of defenseless Lakota men, women, and children at Wounded Knee.
Feeling mocked by Catholic students during the historic Indigenous Peoples March, a Native elder offered to defuse tense fallout by holding a dialog in their hometown.
Leaders of the National Congress of American Indians are speaking out after President Donald Trump invoked the Wounded Knee massacre in an attack on a political rival.
Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Nebraska.
When thousands of Alaska Natives gathered for two major conferences, they had no idea they would be witnessing history.
Alaska's new lieutenant governor, a prominent Native citizen, delivered a triumphant keynote after a political shakeup at the state level.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has settled sexual abuse lawsuits that had been filed in tribal court.
Racially and sexually objectifying Aboriginal women reflects a long practice in Australia and abroad.
This past Tuesday I tried to have a normal day. I knew it was December 19.
Montana radio show duo suspended following segregation of Native Americans blog goes nationwide.
Perhaps 4,000 veterans joining thousands of Native water protectors and their allies was just too much.
Native American tribal leaders conducted a forgiveness ceremony with U.S. veterans on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.
The 40th president of the United States expressed a very curious view of the first Americans.
The United States recognized the Kingdom of Hawaii until it was illegally overthrown in 1893.
Currently America’s Native People are living in a time that’s granted them some prosperity despite a history of oppression.
It is time for Pope Francis to publicly announce what we already know: The papal language of domination issued by his papal predecessors was invalid language.
One superintendent stole tribal remains from Effigy Mounds National Monument and another oversaw construction that harmed tribal burial mounds.
Wounds remain open for 20 tribes whose ancestors were illegally removed from the Effigy Mounds National Monument and kept in garbage bags in a top official's garage.
The former superintendent of the Effigy Mounds National Monument is painting himself as a victim even though he stole tribal ancestors and kept them in boxes in his home for 12 years.
One candidate fought tribes on land-into-trust issue while the other had to apologize for making offensive remarks.
The U.S. Army promised to help return the remains, with one official offering an apology for the situation.
Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced a bill to repeal 12 federal laws that he says are 'racist' and 'paternalistic.'
Federal recognition is an issue that will likely resonate for Democratic voters at the party's caucuses on March 26.
At bottom, the pope’s words add up to a call for indigenous people to forget the atrocities leveled against their ancestors.
Former chairman Lance Gumbs said about 3,500 acres on Long Island were taken by fraudulent means in 1859.
The leader of the Catholic Church urged followers to seek forgiveness from indigenous people but otherwise did not offer a direct apology for centuries of land theft and other abuses.
The history of indigenous people must start being taught in every educational school across Canada.
Thomas A. Munson will serve one year of probation and will be required to apologize to the 12 tribes associated with the Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs apology is examined 15 years later at a Native American Heritage Month event in Washington, D.C.
Raina Thiele, an Alaska Native woman who works at the White House, will deliver remarks.
Only three people on and near the tribe's reservation in Michigan are considered to be fluent in Anishinaabemowin.
We ask for the repeal of the papal edicts that justified the theft of Native American lands and the persecution of our people.
Chairman Valentin Lopez of the Amah Mutsun Band estimates that 100,000 to 150,000 Indians died during the mission era of the 1700s and 1800s.
Some tribal leaders in California are upset with the decision to honor Junipero Serra, a Catholic
Valenten Lopez: 'How can Pope Francis and the Catholic Church speak or act with moral authority when they know that they have mistreated the indigenous people?'
Pope Francis seems aware of the unsustainability—or at least unacceptability—of regimes based on the pattern of Christian domination.
Pope Francis can show true courage and moral authority by taking a next logical step: Revoke those papal bulls that have resulted in the domination and dehumanization of our original nations and peoples.
It’s hard enough to admit that I was wrong when I leave the gas tank on empty; imagine asking for forgiveness for genocide, racism, slavery and religious bigotry.
Today, not only are we dealing with the historical trauma of African Americans and Native peoples, but we also have a deeply traumatized white America.
The parody made light of a recent race-related incident involving an African-American student.
We are a nation that built its reputation on freedom and claims to stand for 'liberty and justice for all.' But our foundations are clearly based on the dehumanization of others.
As a people with centuries of roots in this region, the Oneida Indian Nation has an abiding interest in promoting and preserving this sacred place we all call home.
Because the family of Frank L. Baum apologized, am I or other members of the Mniconjou and Hunkpapa Lakota Nations obligated to accept that apology.
First and foremost, it is undeniably true that Mr. Baum’s views about Native Americans were reprehensible.
Old portraits of Native men from the Allotment and Assimilation Era are displayed like cover models among Ralph Lauren’s latest line.
The incumbent Republican will serve a 22nd term as Alaska's sole representative in the U.S. House.
Professor calls for inclusion of tribal sovereignty and an apology to Native peoples in a new U.S. Constitution.
What’s with Kansas? Well, the first thing you need to know is that early voting starts today.
A video shows the staffer reacting in pain or shock after his arm was twisted by the lawmaker.
Our nation is in pain. Our people are in pain. And our land is in pain.