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Filed Under: Education | Environment | National
The Atlantic: Native people wary of DNA tests and genetic studies (01/27)
The genetic sequencing company 23andMe recently tapped into its vast bank of data to release a study on genetic origins, producing the biggest genetic profile of the U.S. ever conducted.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Mateo Romero: Era of white American male rule coming to an end (01/26)
White male sniper Chris Kyle is the ideological descendant of Custer and the Seventh Cavalry.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Honoring your identity even if hidden inside (01/20)
Many of you were not raised Lakota, and do not consider yourself Lakota, especially if you are an iyeska (mixed blood) who looks Wasicu.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Initial DNA tests show Kennewick Man linked to Native peoples (01/19)
The 9,500-year-old remains were discovered on federal land in Washington that was once a part of the Umatilla Reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terri Hansen: More Native journalists needed to share stories (01/14)
Science is increasingly important in Indian country as tribal communities face escalating environmental stresses and climatic changes.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Opinion: Fashion industry remains tied to Native stereotypes (01/13)
Many people seemingly remain tethered to the idea of a romanticized Old West -- a time of death and carnage for America’s indigenous population.

Filed Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Native men are more likely to be killed by police (01/13)
Is this country headed toward becoming a police state?

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: DNA test can help determine Native American heritage (01/12)
So you think you have Native American ancestry, but you haven’t been able to prove it.

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.

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