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Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Amanda Blackhorse: Fake chiefs and fake headdresses must go (12/17)
The way in which professional sports, Hollywood and the media has created and promoted their idea of a 'chief is a bamboozled version of our freedom fighters.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Mark Trahant: NCAI launches new campaign against racist mascot (12/17)
Nearly a year ago the National Congress of American Indians posted on YouTube the ad that could not afford to run.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Owner is the real 'obstacle' with Washington NFL team (12/15)
The true obstacle here is ownership, and when ownership is an immovable object, the fans are doomed.

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: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Rep. Gosar won't apologize for calling Native Americans 'wards' (12/11)
The Arizona Republican made the inaccurate comment when challenged about a mine on sacred Apache lands.

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 | Sports
Opinion: Cleveland baseball team does not honor Native people (12/10)
Anyone who puts forth that Native American mascots, in their current form, are a purely honorific representation is wrong.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Government attorneys don't want to release judge's racist emails (12/09)
Clifford Birdinground, a former chairman of the Crow Tribe who was convicted of bribery, wants to see the emails in hopes of clearing his name.

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: Opinion
Amanda Blackhorse: Supporters of racist mascot resort to racism (12/04)
This billion-dollar industry of Native mascotry profits off of the degradation of a race, an ethnicity, a culture and religions.

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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 | Sports
Cherokee Nation upset by link to Washington team's foundation (12/02)
Chief Bill John Baker said the tribe would not have sponsored the event had he known of the involvement of the Original Americans Foundation.

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: Law | Politics
Former convicted leader of Crow Tribe seeks to clear his name (11/26)
Attorneys for Clifford Birdinground question whether a federal judge was biased against Native Americans.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Judge allows NFL team lawsuit against young Native activists (11/26)
The team is suing the six young activists in federal court in Virginia.

Filed Under: National
Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Medal of Freedom at White House (11/24)
The ceremony will be webcast at 2:15pm Eastern time.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Survey shows most Americans wouldn't use R-word in person (11/20)
Four in five said they would be uncomfortable calling a Native person by the term.

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: National | Sports
Mascot fight reaches back generations at Little Earth complex (11/14)
Activism is part of the culture at the housing complex for urban Indians in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tulalip Tribes confront racism after school shooting (11/11)
A fatal school shooting in Washington brought out racist stereotypes of Native people.

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