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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Navajo actress was put in darker makeup for Adam Sandler film (04/24)
Allison Young said she felt uncomfortable from the start of production of The Ridiculous Six.

Filed Under: Education | National | Recognition
Puerto Rico putting more focus on indigenous history of island (04/21)
Lawmakers are considering a bill to extend governmental recognition to an indigenous organization so it can secure federal funds.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: The broken myths of race and racial supremacy (04/21)
Race used to be a big part of the mainstream scientific narrative about how human existence was ordered.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Telling the truth about the Ramapough Lunaape Nation (04/20)
On a low-lying bank of the Ramapo River are the tribal ceremonial grounds and long house of Ramapough Lunaape people.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Editorial: Virginia's tribes need federal recognition from Congress (04/17)
It’s been a long, hard slog for the Monacan Indian Nation and the Chickahominy, Eastern Chickahominy, Upper Mattaponi, Rappahannock and Nansemond tribes during the past decades in their quest to gain federal recognition.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Shocking students with the truth about US history (04/17)
The horrors of President Jackson’s Removal and the widespread and sometimes violent resistance to allotment of our reservations that created Oklahoma were threats to our immediate ancestors we learned about at home or did not learn.

Filed Under: Law | National
Lawsuit seeks information on remarks at Indian law conference (04/14)
A top Department of Justice official said the government 'made mistakes' by advancing racially and culturally biased arguments in two historic Indian law cases.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Editorial: Pamunkey Tribe deserves federal status despite past (04/08)
The Pamunkeys dispute the idea that the tribe discriminated against African-Americans and say some tribe members have black spouses.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion | World
Julianne Jennings: Muscogee artist shows 'Bloodlines' in China (04/07)
Toni Scott is an American and a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation. She also descends from African and European ancestry.

Filed Under: Education | National
Student newspaper apologizes for 'Trail of Schmears' fake story (04/02)
The parody made light of a recent race-related incident involving an African-American student.

Filed Under: Recognition
Pamunkey Tribe refutes criticism of federal recognition petition (04/01)
An opposition group submitted a letter just last week even though the comment period closed in September 2014.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Pamunkey Tribe awaits final answer on federal recognition bid (03/23)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs could issue a final determination by the end of the month.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Nation needs even more discussion on racial matters (03/20)
Once a subject left to be discussed by civil rights leaders, organizers and a few non-profits, race is now a topic for many.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Charles Kader: Amazing story of boxing champion Marvin Camel (03/13)
Camel described growing up as a multiracial Native youth on the Flathead Reservation as very difficult, with his greatest antagonists being his fellow tribal members.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Jacqueline Keeler: Media enables fake Indian mascot defenders (03/12)
Eugene Herrod from the Southern California Indian Center has done extensive background research on Mark Yancey and of Dennis 'Yellowhorse' Jones.

Filed Under: Opinion
Simon Moya-Smith: Rich privilege and rich old men in America (03/11)
Understanding the toxic, pickling effect of privilege can help you better comprehend thugs like Donald Trump, Dan Snyder, the Koch brothers and, lately, Rudolph Giuliani.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Mary Pember: A tough lesson learned with 'driving while Indian' (03/09)
The officer rapped loudly with a flashlight on the passenger-side window of my car.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Native sovereignty in a race-based society (03/02)
The distinction American Indians are talking about when they talk about their heritage is a political distinction, not a racial distinction.

Filed Under: Opinion
Frank Hopper: Alaska Native Brotherhood was about resistance (02/27)
When you see it coming you can protect what’s most important and survive. You can resist.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Yawna Allen shares her Native and African ancestry (02/27)
Most of the pressure is to identify myself as being simply black and surprisingly, it has most often come from the black community in my personal experience.

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