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Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Company claims harassment after racial incident at hockey game (01/30)
Facebook users continue to leave negative comments for Eagle Sales, a beer distributor.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Let's hurry up and hate the Muslim people (01/30)
Religions are born of the history, culture and geopolitical realities of a particular region, and can be warped by centuries of social oppression and economic exploitation.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Criminal charges possible over mistreatment of Indian students (01/29)
One suspect has been identified and assault, hate crime and child abuse charges might be filed.

Filed Under: Opinion
Megan Red Shirt-Shaw: Our kids should be able to go anywhere (01/28)
In our traditional way, children are sacred. In the American way, having a family is a priority.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Police investigate treatment of Oglala youth at hockey game (01/28)
A group of men yelled racial remarks and threw beer on students and staff members.

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Amanda Blackhorse: Navajo leader defends racist NFL mascot (01/28)
When I attended the 20th Annual Arizona Legislative Day at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona, I did not expect to run into Ben Shelly.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Jennifer Denetdale: Film glosses over violence in border towns (01/27)
The film follows three Navajo characters looking for meaningful lives in a town that borders the Navajo Nation.

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: Canada
Native mayor promises to change city's reputation as most racist (01/22)
Maclean's magazine labeled Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the most racist city in Canada.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Officer shooting reveals anti-Indian sentiment (01/21)
Although the independent Native media reported an alternative account of what took place that night, the Native community in Rapid City was once again left out of the conversation.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Civil rights group calls for elimination of NFL team's racist name (01/19)
A testy meeting that included Gary Edwards, a Cherokee man who runs the Original Americans Foundation, proved to be the last straw.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ray Halbritter: Author's family apologized for anti-Indian stance (01/16)
As a people with centuries of roots in this region, the Oneida Indian Nation has an abiding interest in promoting and preserving this sacred place we all call home.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Suffering continues after Wounded Knee (01/16)
Because the family of Frank L. Baum apologized, am I or other members of the Mniconjou and Hunkpapa Lakota Nations obligated to accept that apology.

Filed Under: Canada | Education | Law
Native leader sues teacher over racist comments on Facebook (01/09)
The suspended teacher posted racist and disparaging comments about Native people and about Grand Chief Derek Nepinak.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
DOJ backs Native activists in battle over racist NFL trademarks (01/09)
The Obama administration will defend a federal law that bars the registration of offensive trademarks.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: A New Year's resolution I won't be breaking (01/09)
My schoolboy buddy Barry never said he didn’t believe in God, he had just asked me five minutes before if I did.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ray Halbritter: Family apologized for author's anti-Indian hate (01/08)
First and foremost, it is undeniably true that Mr. Baum’s views about Native Americans were reprehensible.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Racism is racism no matter how you chant it or chop it (01/06)
The Seminole Indians of Florida have allowed the white football fans of the FSU Seminoles to take their time-honored name and cut it in half so it comes out as NOLES.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Kina Swayney: Eastern Cherokees don't support racist NFL name (01/05)
Veteran discusses opposition to the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Manifest Destiny continues to dominate our peoples (12/31)
Long before I was born my ancestors endured genocide under the banner of Manifest Destiny.

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