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Brian Lightfoot Brown: Remembering a Narragansett marathon legend
Opinion | Sports

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Remembering a Narragansett marathon legend (April 16, 2018)

Ellison 'Tarzan' Brown deserves his name to become more of a household name, in the world, but even more so in Indian Country,

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Narragansett Tribe marks federal recognition milestone
Opinion | Federal Recognition

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Narragansett Tribe marks federal recognition milestone (April 11, 2018)

If even for just a day, the Narragansett people could feel pride in knowing that they have come together in the past and gained a victory.

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Grandmothers are the backbones of our tribal communities
Opinion

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Grandmothers are the backbones of our tribal communities (November 9, 2017)

Myra Brown was brought up to understand the importance of family and of actively acknowledging her Narragansett heritage

Narragansett Tribe faces opposition from citizens after signing water agreement
Environment

Narragansett Tribe faces opposition from citizens after signing water agreement (October 4, 2017)

Citizens of the Narragansett Tribe are opposing an agreement that calls on water from the reservation to be shipped to a gas-fired power plant in Rhode Island.

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Welcome to the oldest recorded powwow in North America
Opinion

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Welcome to the oldest recorded powwow in North America (August 9, 2017)

Powwow is among the most common words associated with Native Americans but do you know its origin?

Brian Lightfoot Brown: The unsung Indian heroes of the Boston Marathon
Opinion | Sports

Brian Lightfoot Brown: The unsung Indian heroes of the Boston Marathon (April 17, 2017)

The invisibility of Native athletes is common in major events like the Boston Marathon.

Brian Lightfoot Brown: One last victory for the Narragansett Tribe
Opinion

Brian Lightfoot Brown: One last victory for the Narragansett Tribe (March 27, 2017)

It had been three months since the Narragansett Tribe had been ambushed and decimated at the Great Swamp in modern day Rhode Island.

Brian Lightfoot Brown: A 'tragic day' for the Narragansett people
Opinion

Brian Lightfoot Brown: A 'tragic day' for the Narragansett people (December 20, 2016)

Today the Narragansett continue to battle against challenges to the validity of our place in society and our place in what was once our homeland alone.