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Filed Under: National
Al Jazeera: Organization celebrates Black Indian ancestry (07/22)
Al Jazeera reports on the first meeting of the newly-formed National Congress of Black American Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Rogers: Reality of being an invisible Indian in New York (07/22)
Mark Rogers explains why he writes about Native issues.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Brando Skyhorse finds out truth about his 'Indian' dad (07/16)
A favorable review of Take This Man: A Memoir by author Brando Skyhorse, who was raised thinking that his father was an imprisoned Indian activist.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court rulings affecting Indian law (07/15)
Land claims, Indian status and land-into-trust are some of the issues in recent court cases.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Black Indians still subjected to discrimination (07/04)
Julianne Jennings discusses the racism experienced by Black Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Rogers: Many claim Native ancestry just for material gain (07/03)
Mark Rogers explores the reasons why so many people claim Native ancestry.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger: Language usage can dehumanize Native people (06/27)
Chelsey Luger explores how the subtle use of certain words can dehumanize Native people.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Opinion: Pocahontas and one tribe's bid for federal recognition (06/23)
Laurie Gwen Shapiro travels to historic Jamestown in Virginia and learns about the Pamunkey Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Indian nations can build coalitions with our allies (06/18)
Steve Russell says Indian nations have always had political allies.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Tools of conquest are still being used today (06/17)
Julianne Jennings reflects a chance meeting with a descendant of a military officer who led war against New England tribes.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
NPR: Author learned his father wasn't convicted Indian activist (06/09)
Brando Skyhorse was raised thinking his father was a man named Paul Skyhorse Johnson.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Megan Red Shirt Shaw: Think before you put on that headdress (06/06)
Megan Red Shirt Shaw explains why it's offensive to wear a headdress like it's a costume or prop.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Hipster headdress lands on the cover of magazine (06/06)
Gyasi Ross takes on the controversial cover of Pharrell Williams in a headdress.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Racism still alive and well at Supreme Court (06/06)
Justice Scalia referred to Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) as belonging to a conquered race.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Tommy Lee Jones defends portrayal of Native Americans in film (05/20)
Scene features confrontation between a group of Pawnee riders and non-Indian settlers.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mother arrested for grabbing child over 'dirty Indian' comment (05/20)
Bullying incident prompted woman to go to her daughter's school to confront 12-year-old boy.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Smithsonian scientist expresses caution on new DNA research (05/16)
Scientist has told tribal leaders that they are not related to the Kennewick Man.

Filed Under: Education | Environment | World
DNA of girl found in Mexico linked to present-day Native people (05/15)
Even though researchers say the girl did not physically resemble modern-day Natives, DNA testing showed that she shared similar genes.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Racism emerges in Oklahoma Senate campaign (05/12)
Steve Russell discuss the challenges facing T.W. Shannon, a member of the Chickasaw Nation who is running for Senate.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Chickasaw candidate faces questions about tribal connections (05/05)
T.W. Shannon, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, has launched an historic campaign for the U.S. Senate seat but not all of his fellow Republicans are on board.

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