tag: racism

Abraham Lincoln
My friend was telling me the other day that there is a theory about why, if and when men grow beards.
nafoa
NAFOA advocates for the needs of Indian Country. Want to join our mission?
Derek Chauvin Trial March
Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
nativeamericanjournalistsassociation
With a lack of accountability or ethics around multiple racist and insensitive comments from CNN staff, the Native American Journalists Association urges its members to avoid working with the network to avoid harassment and racism.
timgiago
Despite all efforts to erase Natives from the face of this continent, we are still here.
fawnsharp
Rick Santorum is an unhinged and embarrassing racist who disgraces CNN and any other media company that provides him a platform.
landback
Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.
scia
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to advance more bills and to hear about water needs in Native communities.
nativeamericacalling nac
Individuals, institutions, public monuments and works of art and literature are all facing new accountability over current or past actions and statements that don’t align with modern sensitivities.
nativeamericacalling nac
The Choctaw Nation is now facing a fight pitting sovereignty against formal recognition for Choctaw Freedmen.
choctawnationflag
The leader of one of the largest tribes in the U.S. is fighting a behind-the-scenes battle with Congress that pits racial justice against tribal sovereignty.
I am a survivor of the Holy Rosary Indian Mission Boarding School. I do not want to be honored.
chuckhoskin
Breaking the Treaty of 1866 could be our undoing.
cedriccromwell
The former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is speaking out about his criminal corruption case as he seeks to dismiss all of the charges against him.
oglalalakotacounty
The leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is condemning racially charged vandalism of two welcome signs on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
couygriffindonaldtrump
A Donald Trump supporter charged in connection with the violence at the U.S. Capitol has hindered his case by refusing a COVID-19 test and avoiding his court-appointed, taxpayer-funded attorney.
protectoakflat
Just days before the end of the Trump Administration, the U.S. Forest Service took action that paves the way for a massive copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona.
bearsearsbuttestimpeterson
From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
Joe Biden Kamala Harris Tribal Leaders
Native America Calling will talk with policy experts about what they hope is in store for the next four years under Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
donaldtrumpcouygriffin
A Republican county official who participated in the violence on the U.S. Capitol is being labeled a “racist” by federal prosecutors for his attacks on Native and Black people.
donaldtrumpmadebloodshed
Native people can only scratch their heads and wonder how, even in these final days of disgrace, so many South Dakotans and Republicans can still stand by a horrible little man.
nativeamericacalling nac
In the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, can Indigenous values provide any guidance now on where to go from here?
mlkmemorialdc
In the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
nativeamericacalling nac
Indigenous and Black people share experiences of oppression in this country and both groups still grapple with systemic racism.
hatecrimesfbi
Hate crimes in Arizona bounced back in 2019 after a sharp drop the year before, and advocates say they fear the numbers are only going to continue to rise when the tumult of 2020 is reported.
The Capitol after the attack
The insurrection of January 6 shows us that we have a great amount of work to do to address racism, to address inequality, and to address the abuse of power.
rapidcityjournal
We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
woundedknee
America has not apologized for the Wounded Knee Massacre and the Medal of Honor winners are still looked upon as heroes by the United States.
priscillacoronadomadrid
Enthusiasm across Arizona was higher this election than in the 2016 presidential contest, and final results show the contrast was even more stark in Indian Country.
campmniluzahan
Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
lafayettepark
How much longer must we put up with this ridiculous and corrupt man who has in his presidency made fools of the entire Senate, corrupted federal law scholars and committed several federal offenses?
Exeter Chiefs
A prominent rugby club is perpetuating a long, dark history of racism against Native Americans.
supremecourtdonaldtrump
The election is over. Joe Biden is now the President-elect of the United States.
campmniluzahan
The history of the Northern Plains Indians has always been subsumed by isolationism, rejection and outright racism.
cedriccromwell
Just days after renewing criticism of Donald Trump, Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was indicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.
teardownthiswall
Donald Trump is a dangerous man and history has it made it possible for American Indians to view the prospect of his continued autocratic and corrupt rule a clear signal that changes are overdue.
oglalalakotaveteransmonument
My childhood, adolescent, and war experiences led me to perceive the world as cruel and impersonal.
campmniluzahan
Racism is out there and our local officials and our local citizens need to admit to themselves that it exists.
notyourmascot
It’s time all Native Americans stood together as one.
jacedecory
“Advice from the elders helped the tiospaye stay emotionally strong,” Jace DeCory said at the West River History Conference.