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Posting about 'merciless Indian savages' can get you censored
Technology

Posting about 'merciless Indian savages' can get you censored (July 6, 2018)

Mark Charles has been talking about it for years but did you know that 'merciless Indian Savages' can get you censored on Facebook?

Jenni Monet: Indian Country isn't rushing to #DeleteFacebook
Opinion | Technology

Jenni Monet: Indian Country isn't rushing to #DeleteFacebook (March 27, 2018)

Facebook has done more for bolstering the modern Indigenous rights agenda than perhaps any other platform of our time

Harlan McKosato: Don't believe everything you read on Facebook
Opinion

Harlan McKosato: Don't believe everything you read on Facebook (December 5, 2016)

'There are a lot of Indians on Facebook that crack me up.'

North Dakota sheriff scrubs Facebook of incriminating #NoDAPL information
Law | National | Technology

North Dakota sheriff scrubs Facebook of incriminating #NoDAPL information (December 1, 2016)

Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier went offline for a few days and his staff were busy deleting dozens of photos and posts about the #NoDAPL movement.

Fraternity cancels party named 'Western Bros and Nava-hoes'
Canada

Fraternity cancels party named 'Western Bros and Nava-hoes' (December 3, 2012)

A fraternity in Alberta, Canada, canceled a party named "Western Bros and Nava-hoes" after Native students protested. The Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity was going to hold the party at the...

Urban Native youth in British Columbia said to join    suicide pact
Canada

Urban Native youth in British Columbia said to join suicide pact (November 29, 2012)

Native advocates in British Columbia said they disrupted a "suicide pact" among 30 Native youth in Vancouver. The advocates heard about the pact on Facebook, The Globe and Mail reported....

South Dakota State University investigating anti-Indian graffiti
Education | National

South Dakota State University investigating anti-Indian graffiti (October 4, 2012)

South Dakota State University is investigating an anti-Indian message that was left on the stall of a bathroom at a student dorm. The message referred to Indian students with a...

Column: TV news director who left job claims Native ancestry
Opinion

Column: TV news director who left job claims Native ancestry (August 20, 2012)

"Let’s call it Jason’s Journey. For former Fox 21 KQDS-TV news director Jason Vincent, 32, it’s a continuum of everything he’d learned, or hadn’t learned, about cultural respect and identity,...

TV news director quits after 'drunk Native' Facebook comment
National

TV news director quits after 'drunk Native' Facebook comment (August 7, 2012)

A TV news director in Minnesota has left his position after making a comment on Facebook that compared a "drunk" Native man to an animal. Jason Vincent, the news director...

News director apologizes for 'drunk Native' Facebook comment
National

News director apologizes for 'drunk Native' Facebook comment (August 6, 2012)

A TV news director in Minnesota apologized for a comment on Facebook that compared a "drunk" Native man to an animal. Jason Vincent, the news director at KQDS, FOX...

Mike Taylor: Debates over race spilled onto Facebook pages
Opinion

Mike Taylor: Debates over race spilled onto Facebook pages (April 23, 2012)

"So, I recently took down my Facebook page. About a third of my many friends were Indians from various reservations around me; most of these had never gotten past their...

Isleta Pueblo suspends two council members amid turmoil
Politics

Isleta Pueblo suspends two council members amid turmoil (March 14, 2012)

Leaders of Isleta Pueblo in New Mexico continue to bicker with one another, resulting in the suspensions of two council members. After being accused of acting hostile during council meetings,...

Charles Trimble: Indigenous Thrivers - No victimhood here
Opinion

Charles Trimble: Indigenous Thrivers - No victimhood here (March 12, 2012)

Over the past year and more I have been following a Facebook site that represents the complete opposite of victimhood. It’s called “Indigenous Thrivers” and it was begun by a...

Gyasi Ross: Counting all the real Indian people on Facebook
Opinion

Gyasi Ross: Counting all the real Indian people on Facebook (January 31, 2012)

"Facebook has replaced pow-wow parking lots, Haskell, AISES/NCAI/other major Indian conferences and Santa Fe Indian Market as the leading place for Indian singles to snag up their prospective mates. If...

Blog: Native Americans are   large ethnic audience on Facebook
Business | Technology

Blog: Native Americans are large ethnic audience on Facebook (December 6, 2011)

Native Americans are a large ethnic audience on Facebook, according to Search Engine Watch. By looking at people's interests, SEW suggests that marketing companies can reach at least 471,100 Native...

Al Jazeera: FBI looking into  allegations of  anti-Indian hate crime
National

Al Jazeera: FBI looking into allegations of anti-Indian hate crime (July 25, 2011)

"One May night in Fernley, Nevada, Native American Johnny Bonta got into a fight. It was a bad fight- one in which Bonta was knocked unconscious with a bat, had...

Non-Indians  bragged  about attack on Reno Sparks man online
National

Non-Indians bragged about attack on Reno Sparks man online (June 27, 2011)

Two non-Indian men who attacked a member of the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony of Nevada bragged about the incident on Facebook. Johnny Bonta was threatened on May 24 by a group...