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Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: The making of America through Indian and African eyes (08/13)
Writer discusses the long relationship between American Indians and African Americans.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Indian people still defined by blood quantum (08/13)
Julianne Jennings discusses how blood and blood quantum have been used to define American Indians and African Americans.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Basketball coach understands better than governor (08/07)
Gyasi Ross sings the praises of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich over fear-mongering Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R).

Filed Under: Opinion
Kevin Cummings: Native people deserve better on our own land (08/06)
Kevin Cummings, the founder of Council FIRE, says Native people deserve a shot at the American dream.

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.

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