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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.

Filed Under: National
Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom (11/11)
The activist has been at the forefront of major pieces of Indian legislation and is well known for her fight against racist mascots.

Filed Under: Canada
First Nations to boycott largest newspaper publisher in Canada (11/05)
A recent column blamed Native people for the high rates of violence against Native women.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Minnesota Tribes: United in campaign against racist NFL mascot (11/03)
Leaders of eight tribes explain why they oppose the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion
Kyle Wark: Honor Native people by defending our sovereignty (11/03)
Why playing Indian never honors Native people.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Kevin Leecy: The truth about our history will set Americans free (11/03)
It is time for America to shine a light on its relationship with Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion
Kevin Gover: Mascot fight exposes myths about Native people (10/30)
The director of the National Museum of the American Indian connects racist mascots with the limited knowledge most people have of Native people.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
County's letter on CSKT water compact talks stirs controversy (10/29)
The letter calls on the state to engage in negotiations 'free of racism."

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Erma Vizenor: Join tribes for protest at NFL game in Minnesota (10/28)
As an American Indian woman, as a tribal leader, and perhaps most importantly, as a mother and grandmother, I find the term and the team name 'Redskins' deeply offensive in any context.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gregg Deal: People don't want the truth about being indigenous (10/27)
Artist from the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe explains why he fights against racist mascots.

Filed Under: Sports
Washington player says tattoo represents Cherokee heritage (10/23)
Santana Moss said his Cherokee ancestry comes from his mother's side of the family.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Listen to Native Americans who oppose racist mascots (10/17)
Writer wonders why local high school hasn't gotten rid of its racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Language police want FCC to bar R-word on airwaves (10/16)
Writer questions petition that asks the Federal Communications Commission to outlaw the R-word on public airwaves.

Filed Under: Business | Sports
Navajo arts and crafts to be sold at Washington team stadium (10/14)
President Ben Shelly and his wife attended the team's game in Arizona on Sunday.

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