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'Remove the Stain': Wounded Knee bill draws attention in presidential circles
'Remove the Stain': Wounded Knee bill draws attention in presidential circles (December 3, 2019)

Legislation to revoke the Medals of Honor awarded to those who participated in the massacre of the Lakota people is gaining steam.


Presidential hopefuls embrace Indigenous movement against unwanted pipelines
Presidential hopefuls embrace Indigenous movement against unwanted pipelines (September 4, 2019)

The Indigenous battles against Keystone XL and Dakota Access have finally emerged as a critical component of the 2020 presidential campaign.


Native citizens rally in nation's capital to send message to Donald Trump
Native citizens rally in nation's capital to send message to Donald Trump (March 10, 2017)

The large crowd braved wind, rain and even some snow to show the nation's president that Native people are still here and are still fighting.


Melissa Hellmann: Aggressive law enforcement at Standing Rock
Melissa Hellmann: Aggressive law enforcement at Standing Rock (November 16, 2016)

To quell the largely indigenous resistance and protect the pipeline’s economic interests, North Dakota called upon the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, a 1996 program that enables interstate aid during crisis situations.


Native women lead massive march to White House to stop Dakota Access Pipeline
Native women lead massive march to White House to stop Dakota Access Pipeline (November 16, 2016)

With Republican Donald Trump headed to the White House, Native women led a huge demonstration in the nation's capital, calling for an end to the controversial project.


Judith LeBlanc: Racial slurs have no place in our society
Judith LeBlanc: Racial slurs have no place in our society (November 13, 2015)

For Native children, the R-word and its associated mascots are demeaning and disparaging, eroding their self-confidence and self-image.