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Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Colorado House approves bill to restrict use of Indian mascots (04/16)
The bill faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate.

Filed Under: National
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes host honoring for Suzan Shown Harjo (04/15)
The homecoming celebration takes place at the Concho Community Hall in Concho, Oklahoma, on Friday.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Vote delayed on bill to restrict use of Indian mascots in Colorado (04/14)
One Democrat was going to vote no, which would have left the bill one vote short of what it needed for passage in the Colorado House.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Mary Pember: Activists protest opening day for Cleveland team (04/13)
Although it's been one hundred years since the inception of the Cleveland Indians’ name, it is a year like any other for Cleveland resident Marjorie Villafane of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Phil Gover: NFL team undermines and corrupts Indian Country (04/07)
Watching the Chairwoman’s slow-motion implosion, interacting with her supporters and detractors, and reflecting on my own strong feelings over what she did has left me feeling angry, divided and a little less hopeful. I can tell her supporters feel the same.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Former leader of Paiute Tribe to appeal removal over NFL gifts (04/06)
Gari Lafferty now insists she did nothing wrong despite acknowledging she may have violated the tribe's ethics rules by accepting a free trip to Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Original Americans Foundation claims work with over 50 tribes (04/03)
The Washington NFL team announced the organization more than a year ago but its financial activities remain a secret.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Paiute Tribe removes chairwoman for accepting NFL team's gifts (04/02)
Gari Lafferty accepted a trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value in violation of ethics rules.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Sports
Paiute Tribe moves to oust leader for accepting NFL team's gifts (04/01)
Chairwoman Gari Lafferty accepted a free trip to Washington, D.C., and is feeling the fallout.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ellie Reynolds: Native people used as pawns in mascot debates (03/31)
As a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe, the suffocating political correctness policing of every aspect of our lives concerns me.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Simon Moya-Smith: NFL team must eliminate racist mascot too (03/24)
I'll protect children first before I protect anyone's right to harm them.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Bill in Colorado restricts use of Indian mascots in public schools (03/24)
At least 10 schools in the state continue to use Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Amanda Blackhorse: Dehumanization of our people continues (03/23)
What people don’t realize is there are real Natives out there who have been truly affected and psychologically damaged by sports mascots.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Public school board in New York says goodbye to racist mascot (03/17)
The decision leaves just two school districts in the state with the racist name.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Jacqueline Keeler: Media enables fake Indian mascot defenders (03/12)
Eugene Herrod from the Southern California Indian Center has done extensive background research on Mark Yancey and of Dennis 'Yellowhorse' Jones.

Filed Under: Education
Maulian Smith: Indian people are not your mascots or costumes (03/10)
Native indigenous people are not mascots. We are real living and breathing humans that are still in the modern world.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Sports
Gabe Galanda: Shame on ACLU for defending racist NFL mascot (03/09)
Our disappointment with the ACLU’s decision to file a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Dan Synder’s R*****ns trademark runs deep.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Deadspin: Fake Indian rides to defense of racist school mascot (03/06)
Mark Yancey was among those who packed the school cafeteria, and at least one Indian at the gathering let him know he was regarded as a carpetbagging phony.

Filed Under: Education
UTTC president named to panel to choose new UND nickname (03/04)
Leander "Russ" McDonald is a University of North Dakota alumnus and a former chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Mascot reflects history of violence and discrimination (03/04)
The celebration of racism can never be justified – not by tradition and certainly not by pride.

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