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Oneida Nation donated $10M to Museum of the American RevolutionFiled Under: Education | National
Oneida Nation donated $10M to Museum of the American Revolution (April 17, 2017)
The tribe was the first nation to join America as an ally during the Revolutionary War.
Mary Annette Pember: Group re-enacts hanging of Native man in 1785Filed Under: National
Mary Annette Pember: Group re-enacts hanging of Native man in 1785 (January 9, 2017)
A man painted in red-face portrays Mamachtaga, a Lenape man who was found guilty of murder in present-day Pennsylvania.
First use of 'racism' came from founder of Carlisle boarding schoolFiled Under: Education | National
First use of 'racism' came from founder of Carlisle boarding school (August 16, 2016)
Army general Richard Henry Pratt believed the best way to treat an Indian person was to 'Kill the Indian in him and save the man.'
Native Sun News: Indian Country makes a splash at Democratic conventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Indian Country makes a splash at Democratic convention (August 4, 2016)
Native American delegates, state representatives, candidates, leaders and supporters from over 100 tribal nations went to Philadelphia last week to hear Hillary Clinton accept her party’s nomination for president.
Native Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as presidentFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as president (July 28, 2016)
Native citizens warned of disaster should Republican rival Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
Recap: Native American Council at Democratic National ConventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Recap: Native American Council at Democratic National Convention (July 27, 2016)
More than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for their last session at the party's convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National ConventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention (July 27, 2016)
The roll call included some historic firsts -- Deb Haaland in traditional Pueblo dress and Shawn Bordeaux speaking the Lakota language.
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic conventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention (July 26, 2016)
Whether it was a hospitality tent hosted by the Cherokee Nation or meetings among American Indian and Alaska Native delegates, Democrats expressed pride in their prominent roles within the party.
Native American Council meets at Democratic National ConventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Native American Council meets at Democratic National Convention (July 25, 2016)
More than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for the session on the first day of the party's convention in Pennsylvania.
Man arrested for American Indian Movement flag settles for $55KFiled Under: Law | National
Man arrested for American Indian Movement flag settles for $55K (July 25, 2016)
Joshuaa Brubaker was protesting the sale of the Wounded Knee massacre site when he was arrested for flying the flag at his home in Pennsylvania.
Dwaine Perry: Ramapough Lunaape Nation marches for justiceFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Dwaine Perry: Ramapough Lunaape Nation marches for justice (July 25, 2016)
We don't see climate change as a warning, but more a ticking clock, and the time for action is late.
Seneca Nation sends delegation to Carlisle boarding school siteFiled Under: Education | National
Seneca Nation sends delegation to Carlisle boarding school site (July 14, 2016)
Tribal members held sites at the site and visited the cemetery, where at least three young Seneca are buried.
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux youth lead efforts to bring relatives homeFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux youth lead efforts to bring relatives home (May 26, 2016)
The children who were sent away long ago, only to die in an unfamiliar place far away from their families, are coming home.
Nearly 200 Indian children laid to rest at former boarding schoolFiled Under: Education | Law | National
Nearly 200 Indian children laid to rest at former boarding school (May 17, 2016)
Some of their graves are marked with names but at least one reads 'Unknown' as youth from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe discovered during a visit to the site.
Army pledges to pay costs of returning young relatives to tribesFiled Under: Education | Law | National
Army pledges to pay costs of returning young relatives to tribes (May 13, 2016)
Three tribes are engaged in government-to-government talks to reclaim their loved ones from a cemetery at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
Tribes press for return of relatives buried at old boarding schoolFiled Under: Education | Law | National
Tribes press for return of relatives buried at old boarding school (May 11, 2016)
The U.S. Army promised to help return the remains, with one official offering an apology for the situation.
Tribes open talks to repatriate relatives buried at boarding schoolFiled Under: Education | National
Tribes open talks to repatriate relatives buried at boarding school (May 10, 2016)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Northern Arapaho Tribe and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are meeting with federal and military officials to discuss the young ones who are buried at Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
Democrat Bernie Sanders staying in race as last Republicans quitFiled Under: National | Politics
Democrat Bernie Sanders staying in race as last Republicans quit (May 4, 2016)
Donald Trump is all but certain to clinch the GOP nomination. Hillary Clinton remains in the lead on the Democratic side.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moving closer to nominationsFiled Under: National | Politics
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moving closer to nominations (April 27, 2016)
Democrat Hillary Clinton has all but secured her party's nomination while Republican Donald Trump is getting closer to his goal.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New YorkFiled Under: National | Politics
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New York (April 20, 2016)
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud youth research Carlisle relativesFiled Under: Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud youth research Carlisle relatives (February 25, 2016)
The Sicangu Youth Council is asking local families to search their family tree to see if they could possibly be related to any of the students buried in the cemetery in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Lakota Country Times: Native youth work to bring relatives homeFiled Under: Education | Law | National
Lakota Country Times: Native youth work to bring relatives home (February 12, 2016)
Spirit is believed to be guiding the efforts of a group of young people in their quest to have human remains disinterred and returned to tribal lands.
Northern Arapaho Tribe seeking to repatriate remains of studentsFiled Under: Education | Law | National
Northern Arapaho Tribe seeking to repatriate remains of students (February 10, 2016)
The tribe started the effort in 2007 but has faced opposition from the Army War College the military institution that occupies the site of the former Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe faces obstacles with repatriation of students Filed Under: Education | Law | National | Politics
Rosebud Sioux Tribe faces obstacles with repatriation of students (February 8, 2016)
The tribal youth council visited Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania last summer and were motivated to bring their relatives back home.
Northern Arapaho Tribe aims to repatriate remains of studentsFiled Under: Education | Law | National
Northern Arapaho Tribe aims to repatriate remains of students (December 17, 2015)
The tribe's historic preservation officer said more than 200 Arapaho students died at the arlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
Charles Kader: How Little Italy became another Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion
Charles Kader: How Little Italy became another Indian Country (December 11, 2015)
Everywhere that my family members lived became part of Indian Country to me and I never saw that distance from the reservation as being that far or really that long ago.
Sac and Fox Nation disappointed by denial of Jim Thorpe caseFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
Sac and Fox Nation disappointed by denial of Jim Thorpe case (October 6, 2015)
The U.S. Supreme Court put an end to a Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act case that sought the reburial of the legendary athlete.
Supreme Court rejects petitions in four more Indian law casesFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
Supreme Court rejects petitions in four more Indian law cases (October 5, 2015)
Hopes for the reburial of the legendary athlete Jim Thorpe, who was a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, have been dashed by the high court.
Steven Newcomb: Doctrine of domination hinders tribal land claimFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Doctrine of domination hinders tribal land claim (October 2, 2015)
What has happened to our Lenape Nation with regard to our vast territory in lower New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania, is prototypical of the Doctrine of Christian Domination and Dehumanization.
Ballet company from Osage Nation to perform for Pope FrancisFiled Under: National
Ballet company from Osage Nation to perform for Pope Francis (September 24, 2015)
The tribe has a long connection with the Catholic Church that dates back to the 1600s.
Pope Francis lands in nation's capital for historic first visit to USFiled Under: National | Politics
Pope Francis lands in nation's capital for historic first visit to US (September 23, 2015)
As the leader of the Catholic Church bestows sainthood upon the founder of the brutal Indian mission system in California, tribal members will be observing a Day of Mourning.
Supreme Court considers petitions in slew of Indian law casesFiled Under: Business | Environment | Law | National | Sports
Supreme Court considers petitions in slew of Indian law cases (September 22, 2015)
Cases affecting the boundary of the Omaha Reservation, the immunity of the Kialegee Tribal Town and the repatriation of Olympic athlete Jim Thorpe are among those being reviewed.
Opinion: Supreme Court should pass on Jim Thorpe NAGPRA caseFiled Under: Law | Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Supreme Court should pass on Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case (August 28, 2015)
The petition to move the remains of the greatest athlete this planet ever produced from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma is surely being examined this summer with a special level of intrigue by the justices and their inner circle.
Save Oak Flat caravan leaves Arizona for journey to nation's capitalFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Save Oak Flat caravan leaves Arizona for journey to nation's capital (July 7, 2015)
The Apache Stronghold group will be crossing several states as they make their way to Washington, D.C., for events on July 21 and July 22.
Indian Country rallies to return Jim Thorpe back home to OklahomaFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
Indian Country rallies to return Jim Thorpe back home to Oklahoma (July 6, 2015)
The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund and current and former members of Congress are supporting repatriation of the legendary athlete.
Editorial: Repatriate Jim Thorpe to Sac and Fox Nation in OklahomaFiled Under: Law | Opinion | Sports
Editorial: Repatriate Jim Thorpe to Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma (June 8, 2015)
The burial site of Native American sports legend Jim Thorpe matters deeply to his sons and members of the Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma.
Sac and Fox Nation launches campaign to bring Jim Thorpe homeFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
Sac and Fox Nation launches campaign to bring Jim Thorpe home (June 4, 2015)
The effort comes as the tribe and the surviving sons of the legendary athlete filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court.
Sac and Fox Nation asks Supreme Court to hear Jim Thorpe caseFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
Sac and Fox Nation asks Supreme Court to hear Jim Thorpe case (June 2, 2015)
The legendary athlete was about to buried on tribal land in Oklahoma in 1953 when his widow had the body taken to Pennsylvania instead.
Youth from three tribes to explore ancestral Delaware homelandFiled Under: Environment | National
Youth from three tribes to explore ancestral Delaware homeland (April 29, 2015)
The Delaware Nation, the Delaware Tribe and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community are sending 15 youth to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations	Filed Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations (March 17, 2015)
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.
Opinion: Eliminating racist mascot was the right thing to doFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Eliminating racist mascot was the right thing to do (February 17, 2015)
When I raised my hand to vote in a classroom at Neshaminy High School nearly 18 months ago, I was unaware of the battle I was about to ignite as editor-in-chief of The Playwickian, my school's newspaper.
Museum hosts play and panel on Jim Thorpe repatriation disputeFiled Under: Education | Law
Museum hosts play and panel on Jim Thorpe repatriation dispute (February 11, 2015)
An appeals court has refused to return the remains of the legendary athlete to his sons.
Skull reportedly from Gettysburg turns out to be Indian personFiled Under: Education
Skull reportedly from Gettysburg turns out to be Indian person (February 6, 2015)
The skull was part of a collection that was due to be auctioned last year
3rd Circuit won't reconsider decision in Jim Thorpe NAGPRA caseFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
3rd Circuit won't reconsider decision in Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case (February 4, 2015)
The legendary athlete's sons can now petition the Supreme Court to review the dispute.
Harlan McKosato: It's time to bring Jim Thorpe home to OklahomaFiled Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: It's time to bring Jim Thorpe home to Oklahoma (December 22, 2014)
After his death in April 1953 his third wife Patricia Askew Thorpe, a non-Indian, burst into Thorpe’s traditional Sac and Fox funeral wake with Oklahoma state troopers at her side.
3rd Circuit won't force town to repatriate Jim Thorpe's remainsFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
3rd Circuit won't force town to repatriate Jim Thorpe's remains (October 23, 2014)
The legendary athlete's sons want to bring him home to Oklahoma where he was due to be buried in 1953.
Student newspaper punished over refusal to print the R-wordFiled Under: Education | National
Student newspaper punished over refusal to print the R-word (September 18, 2014)
The paper's student co-editor was suspended for a month and the faculty adviser was suspended for two days.
Town appeals decision to return Jim Thorpe's remains to familyFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
Town appeals decision to return Jim Thorpe's remains to family (September 5, 2013)
Opening briefs are due September 23 in the repatriation case of Jim Thorpe, the legendary athlete whose remains are buried in Pennsylvania.
Native Sun News:  Death rate cover-up at Carlisle Indian SchoolFiled Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Death rate cover-up at Carlisle Indian School (September 5, 2013)
The research of Preston McBride, a recent graduate of Dartmouth’s MALS graduate program, sheds new light on the history of the Carlisle Indian school and the place in history of the school’s founder Capt. Richard Henry Pratt.
Column: Winnebago woman was one of first Indian film starsFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education
Column: Winnebago woman was one of first Indian film stars (June 18, 2013)
Lillian St. Cyr, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, was a film star who Carlisle Indian School.
Community to appeal decision in Jim Thorpe  reburial disputeFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
Community to appeal decision in Jim Thorpe reburial dispute (May 13, 2013)
The remains of Jim Thorpe won't be returned to Oklahoma any time soon despite a federal judge's decision favoring the legendary athlete's sons. Judge A. Richard Caputo ordered the borough...
Editorial: A final resting place for the legendary Jim ThorpeFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: A final resting place for the legendary Jim Thorpe (April 30, 2013)
The New York Times on the battle to rebury the remains of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe in Oklahoma: A bittersweet restlessness has long been tied to the legend of Jim...
Oneida Nation makes donation to American Revolution museum Filed Under: Education
Oneida Nation makes donation to American Revolution museum (July 10, 2012)
The Oneida Nation of New York will make a donation to the Museum of the American Revolution in Pennsylvania. The Oneidas sided with the colonists during the Revolutionary War. They...
Hockey team ignores national trend and picks an Indian mascot Filed Under: Sports
Hockey team ignores national trend and picks an Indian mascot (May 25, 2012)
A new North American Hockey League Junior A team in Pennsylvania will be known as the "Tomahawks." The Johnstown Tomahawks also have an Indian-themed logo. It's an Indian head...
NPR: A truly heartbreaking story of Jim Thorpe and his burial Filed Under: Law | National
NPR: A truly heartbreaking story of Jim Thorpe and his burial (March 26, 2012)
"MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time to open up the pages of the Washington Post Magazine. That's something...
WaPo: Jim Thorpe's sons battle to rebury him in OklahomaFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
WaPo: Jim Thorpe's sons battle to rebury him in Oklahoma (March 16, 2012)
"Funerals, like weddings, can be messy family affairs. Not everything goes according to plan. Emotions run high. Even pleasant people can be tense. Few people who met Patsy Thorpe —...
Column: Father and son working to return Jim Thorpe   homeFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Father and son working to return Jim Thorpe home (February 22, 2012)
"Two injustices were thrust upon Jim Thorpe, a Native American from the Sac and Fox Indian Tribe who was arguably the world's greatest athlete. The first occurred in 1913, six...
American Philosophical Society opens   audio archives to tribesFiled Under: Education
American Philosophical Society opens audio archives to tribes (February 16, 2012)
The American Philosophical Society is inviting tribes to examine its collection of 3,000 recordings in Native languages. Some of the recordings are more than 100 years old. They represent conversations,...
Judge allows NAGPRA suit over reburial of Jim Thorpe remainsFiled Under: Law
Judge allows NAGPRA suit over reburial of Jim Thorpe remains (November 30, 2011)
A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to rebury the remains of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe in Oklahoma. Thorpe is buried in Pennsylvania. His sons, supported...
NPR: Fight continues for resting place of legendary Jim ThorpeFiled Under: Law | National
NPR: Fight continues for resting place of legendary Jim Thorpe (August 3, 2011)
"More than half a century after the death of sports star Jim Thorpe, his surviving children and a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania are locked in a battle over the...

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