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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.

Filed Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Ten lies in American-Indigenous history (10/08)
What constitutes a lie? There is the obvious verbal and written distortions of the truth but what is not said may also be deemed a lie.

Filed Under: Sports
Deadspin: Questionable heritage of Washington NFL team's fan (10/07)
Deadspin tries to find out whether a Washington NFL fan who calls himself Mark One Wolf is actually Native American.

Filed Under: Recognition
African-American lawmakers accuse Pamunkey Tribe of racism (10/01)
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus want the Bureau of Indian Affairs to deny the tribe's federal recognition due to a ban on inter-racial marriage.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steve Russell: Crime gods continue to demand human sacrifices (09/24)
Steve Russell discusses problems with the death penalty in the American justice system.

Filed Under: Opinion
Elissa Washuta: This living Indian doesn't owe you any answers (09/23)
Elissa Washuta, a member of the Cowlitz Tribe of Washington, explains why she doesn't need to answer to people's conceptions of an Indian person.

Filed Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: Don't let ethnic imposters take away our identity (09/16)
Donna Ennis explains why ethnic imposters need to be challenged in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: Native people are victims of racist police hostility (09/08)
Albert Bender says police brutality unites American Indians and African Americans.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chris Bethmann: An Oneida Indian without official documentation (09/08)
Chris Bethmann shares his experience as a descendant of the Oneida Nation of New York without official tribal documentation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Panel examines civil rights issues in South Dakota (09/04)
The disparities in how Native Americans and other minorities receive justice compared to the rest of society are finally being recognized as a serious civil rights issue.

Filed Under: Opinion | World
Ask a Mexican: Why don't more Mexicans self-identify as Native? (09/03)
Gustavo Arellano explains why Mexicans are reluctant to identify themselves as indigenous even though they boast large numbers:

Filed Under: Education | World
DNA study finds distinct population of Native people in Arctic area (08/29)
Researchers say the group lived in isolation in eastern Canada and northern Greenland for nearly 4,000 years.

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