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Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Being Lakota is something that comes from the heart (12/15)
Active use of the language and involvement of culture are indispensable to what makes a person Lakota.

Filed Under: Law | National
Pueblo family upset by one-year sentence over singer's death (12/12)
The non-Indian assailant received a year in prison and two years of supervised released.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Opinion: It's hard to ignore the racial problems with Peter Pan (12/12)
Our portrayal of American Indians matters.

Filed Under: Opinion
Henry Louis Gates: DNA test won't lead to tribal enrollment card (12/11)
Many people have family lore that suggests they have Native American ancestry.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: It's going take time to remove racism from our DNA (12/11)
I didn't use the tools that were there. I let the Eric Garners and Michael Browns down.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Tim Kaine: Correct historical wrong and recognize Virginia tribes (12/08)
Federal recognition would acknowledge and protect the identities of the tribes.

Filed Under: Law
Meskwaki man's murder trial delayed due to jury makeup issues (12/04)
Only two out of 86 potential jurors identified as Native American.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
NMAI director welcomes changes in Indian imagery in Peter Pan (12/04)
The live version airs on NBC tonight and features an actress with Native heritage.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dwanna Robertson: Indian people long exploited by legal system (12/04)
My own research reveals that indigenous men and women deal with unrelenting injustice inherent within the U.S. criminal justice system.

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Smithsonian: The racist history behind Peter Pan's 'Indian tribe' (12/02)
Why does Peter Pan feature a tribe known as the Piccaninny?

Filed Under: National | Recognition
African-American lawmakers seek probe into Pamunkey Tribe (11/28)
The tribe's chief said the marriage law being questioned was repealed in 2012.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Police shootings aren't just a 'people of color' issue (11/19)
Police shootings represent a trend that goes back several hundred years.

Filed Under: Opinion
John Christian Hopkins: Rulings from the nation's racism czar (11/17)
I am urging President Obama to appoint me the nation’s first Racism Czar.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Site promotes Indian and African alliances (11/17)
I Love Ancestry promotes alliances between Native Americans and African Americans.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Mohawk First Nation bars mixed-race couples on land (11/06)
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake is facing a challenge to a law that requires Mohawk women whose partners are non-Native to leave the reserve.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Column: Fashion designers often steal from Native culture too (11/04)
Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan explores the appropriation of Native culture in the fashion industry.

Filed Under: National | Technology
Ancestry.com adds millions of Indian documents to database (11/04)
The documents come from the Oklahoma Historical Society and deal primarily with the Five Civilized Tribes.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cedric Sunray: Standing together to fight tribal disenrollment (10/22)
Solidarity requires other tribal members/citizens to disenroll themselves when others are disenrolled.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cedric Sunray: Tribes abandon traditional aspects of inclusion (10/20)
Many tribes in North America have simply lost their way today.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dean Chavers: Calling out Ward Churchill and other wannabes (10/16)
Dean Chavers shares a portion of his book, Racism in Indian Country, about fake Indians.

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