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YES! Magazine: Decolonize your diet with indigenous and healthy foods
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YES! Magazine: Decolonize your diet with indigenous and healthy foods (July 17, 2017)
Traditional indigenous food from Mexico is misunderstood in the U.S.—and is actually among the world’s healthiest.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe helps other nations with enhanced travel documents
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Pascua Yaqui Tribe helps other nations with enhanced travel documents (July 13, 2017)
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe was the first with an approved enhanced tribal card and is now helping other Indians join the program.

Indigenous woman gains backing in bid for presidency in Mexico
Politics | World
Indigenous woman gains backing in bid for presidency in Mexico (May 31, 2017)
Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, a traditional doctor, is the first indigenous woman to run for president of Mexico.

Brothers from Huichol Tribe murdered as drug war rages in Mexico
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Brothers from Huichol Tribe murdered as drug war rages in Mexico (May 23, 2017)
Miguel Vazquez and Agustin Vazquez were resisting efforts to turn their tribe's homelands into drug farms.

Native woman in skirt and sandals wins ultramarathon in Mexico
Sports | World
Native woman in skirt and sandals wins ultramarathon in Mexico (May 23, 2017)
María Lorena Ramírez ran the 31-mile UltraTrail Cerro Rojo without the aid of professional sports gear.

Cronkite News: Shutdown deadline falls on Donald Trump's 100th day in office
National | Politics
Cronkite News: Shutdown deadline falls on Donald Trump's 100th day in office (April 25, 2017)
Unless Congress acts to replace or extend the budget, nonessential government services would stop at 12:01 a.m. Saturday – Donald Trump’s 100th day in office.

North Carolina woman sentenced for kidnapping Cherokee children
Law | World
North Carolina woman sentenced for kidnapping Cherokee children (April 20, 2017)
The three children were found safe in Mexico in June 2016 after being kidnapped in November 2014.

Secretary Zinke confirms role in talking to tribes about unwanted border wall
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Secretary Zinke confirms role in talking to tribes about unwanted border wall (March 29, 2017)
Some tribes have already made their position on a border wall very clear: they don't want it.

Cronkite News: Tribes remain wary of wall along US-Mexico border
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Cronkite News: Tribes remain wary of wall along US-Mexico border (March 16, 2017)
President Donald Trump’s proposal for a southwestern border wall would do more than separate two nations – it would split another nation in half, say tribal advocates.

Tohono O'odham Nation leaders share concerns about border wall
National | Politics | World
Tohono O'odham Nation leaders share concerns about border wall (February 21, 2017)
Chairman Ed Manuel and Vice Chairman Verlon Jose asked the Department of Homeland Security for a seat at the table.

Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation concerned about border wall
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Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation concerned about border wall (February 2, 2017)
Before September 11, 2001, a barbed wire fence was all that marked the border on the reservation.

Tim Vanderpool: Tohono O'odham Nation wary of border activities
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Tim Vanderpool: Tohono O'odham Nation wary of border activities (January 30, 2017)
Tensions are high on the Tohono O’odham Nation, where Border Patrol has proposed high-tech surveillance towers as part of a sophisticated 'virtual wall' system.

Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms opposition to wall along border
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Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms opposition to wall along border (January 26, 2017)
The tribe was not consulted by President Donald Trump before he ordered a wall to be build through the reservation.

President Trump ignores tribes in executive order on US-Mexico border wall
National | Politics | World
President Trump ignores tribes in executive order on US-Mexico border wall (January 25, 2017)
Indian Country has already been excluded from prior border security efforts.

Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock movement inspires others
Environment | National | World
Native Sun News Today: Standing Rock movement inspires others (December 21, 2016)
The historic resistance movement in the Northern Great Plains inspires hopes for recognition of territorial and human rights in Latin America.

Border patrol agents seize 'dreamcatchers' filled with liquid meth
Law
Border patrol agents seize 'dreamcatchers' filled with liquid meth (December 20, 2016)
A woman was allegedly trying to bring the items into the United States from Mexico.

Tristan Ahtone: Tohono O'odham Nation determined to stop border wall
National | Politics | World
Tristan Ahtone: Tohono O'odham Nation determined to stop border wall (November 16, 2016)
Donald Trump will have to fight for every single mile of Tohono O’odham land—legally, and possibly even physically.

Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms strong opposition to border wall
National | Politics | World
Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirms strong opposition to border wall (November 15, 2016)
Vice Chairman Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will a wall be built.'

Tohono O'odham Nation rejects Donald Trump's call for border wall
National | Politics
Tohono O'odham Nation rejects Donald Trump's call for border wall (November 7, 2016)
Vice Chair Verlon Jose: 'Over my dead body will anyone build a wall there.'

White House hosts meeting on violence against indigenous women and girls
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White House hosts meeting on violence against indigenous women and girls (October 13, 2016)
Top officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are working to address high levels of violence.

Church denies connection to vandalism at Otomi site in Mexico
World
Church denies connection to vandalism at Otomi site in Mexico (June 29, 2016)
Followers of the Jehovah’s Witnesses reportedly told a professor that they damaged the site because it conflicted with their religion.

Sen. McCain in tough re-election fight over ties to Donald Trump
National | Politics
Sen. McCain in tough re-election fight over ties to Donald Trump (June 7, 2016)
The two-time chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs could lose his seat due to his support for the Republican presidential candidate.

Mark Anthony Rolo: A 'shallow apology' to indigenous peoples
Opinion | World
Mark Anthony Rolo: A 'shallow apology' to indigenous peoples (February 22, 2016)
At bottom, the pope’s words add up to a call for indigenous people to forget the atrocities leveled against their ancestors.

Pope Francis discusses mistreatment of Native people in Mexico
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Pope Francis discusses mistreatment of Native people in Mexico (February 16, 2016)
The leader of the Catholic Church urged followers to seek forgiveness from indigenous people but otherwise did not offer a direct apology for centuries of land theft and other abuses.

Pope Francis to celebrate mass at Indian church for trip to Mexico
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Pope Francis to celebrate mass at Indian church for trip to Mexico (February 8, 2016)
The leader of the Catholic Church plans to issue an edict supporting the use of indigenous languages in ceremonies.

Tigua Tribe dance group to perform at event featuring Pope Francis
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Tigua Tribe dance group to perform at event featuring Pope Francis (February 2, 2016)
The Tigua Social Dance Group will open the musical portion of the Two Nations One Faith event in El Paso, Texas, on February 17.

Marc Simmons: Tribe that migrated from Mexico largely forgotten
Opinion | World
Marc Simmons: Tribe that migrated from Mexico largely forgotten (January 19, 2016)
When Fernando Cortez initiated his conquest in 1519, he met and befriended the Tlaxcalans.

Triqui people flee homeland only to find even worse conditions
World
Triqui people flee homeland only to find even worse conditions (December 2, 2015)
About 15,000 tribal members live in Baja California, thousands of miles from Triqui territory in southern Mexico.

Marc Simmons: Site of Apache chief Victorio's death in dispute
Opinion
Marc Simmons: Site of Apache chief Victorio's death in dispute (November 23, 2015)
Was Apache Chief Victorio killed in New Mexico or in Mexico in 1880?

Excavation at Indian city uncovers numerous signs of conflict
World
Excavation at Indian city uncovers numerous signs of conflict (October 9, 2015)
Researchers found evidence that over 500 people -- including European explorers, African soldiers, women and children -- were captured and killed during a key period of war in Mexico.

Obama names Yaqui professor to environmental advisory panel
Canada | Environment | Politics | World
Obama names Yaqui professor to environmental advisory panel (September 15, 2015)
Octaviana Trujillo will serve on the Joint Public Advisory Committee to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation.

Opinion: Keep the politicians out of immigration reform debate
Opinion
Opinion: Keep the politicians out of immigration reform debate (November 18, 2014)
Calling for a new approach to immigration reform.

Supreme Court won't hear suit over Indian massacre in Mexico
Law | World
Supreme Court won't hear suit over Indian massacre in Mexico (October 8, 2014)
Ten survivors blamed the former president for a massacre where 45 people died.

Ask a Mexican: Why don't more Mexicans  self-identify as Native?
Opinion | World
Ask a Mexican: Why don't more Mexicans self-identify as Native? (September 3, 2014)
Gustavo Arellano explains why Mexicans are reluctant to identify themselves as indigenous even though they boast large numbers:

Opinion: Tribes need seat at table for border security initiatives
Opinion | World
Opinion: Tribes need seat at table for border security initiatives (August 13, 2014)
Writer says tribes should be included in border security initiatives:

Immigrants who speak Native languages face difficulty in US
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Immigrants who speak Native languages face difficulty in US (July 14, 2014)
Native people make up a significant percentage of Mexican immigrants in New York City and many of them are running into language barriers.

DNA of girl found in Mexico linked to present-day Native people
Education | Environment | World
DNA of girl found in Mexico linked to present-day Native people (May 15, 2014)
Even though researchers say the girl did not physically resemble modern-day Natives, DNA testing showed that she shared similar genes.

Panel to look into death of pregnant Indian woman in Mexico
World
Panel to look into death of pregnant Indian woman in Mexico (April 17, 2014)
The National Human Rights Commission in Mexico launched an investigation into the death of a pregnant Indian woman.

2nd Circuit won't allow lawsuit over massacre at Indian village
Law | World
2nd Circuit won't allow lawsuit over massacre at Indian village (February 21, 2014)
The 2nd Circuit of Appeals won't let a former president of Mexico be sued over a massacre at an Indian village in 1997.

Mask sent by Indian healer confiscated at Mexican border
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Mask sent by Indian healer confiscated at Mexican border (January 23, 2014)
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection confiscated and burned a mask that was sent by an Indian healer in Mexico.

Mexican Indians make up large segment of Native population
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Mexican Indians make up large segment of Native population (October 25, 2013)
Indians from tribes based in Mexico make up the fourth largest segment of the American Indian and Native American population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Indian boys  without shoes sweep youth basketball tournament
Sports | World
Indian boys without shoes sweep youth basketball tournament (October 17, 2013)
A team of Indian boys from Mexico swept the International Festival of Mini-Basketball, all while playing without shoes.

Inspector in Mexico fired after confronting Indian boy on street
Education | World
Inspector in Mexico fired after confronting Indian boy on street (July 30, 2013)
An inspector in Mexico was fired after video showed him confronting a 10-year-old Indian boy on the street.

Suit for Indian massacre in Mexico dismissed over immunity
Law | World
Suit for Indian massacre in Mexico dismissed over immunity (July 23, 2013)
The former president of Mexico can't be sued over a massacre at an Indian village in 1997, a federal judge in Connecticut ruled.

Men suspected of raping and killing Indian woman are killed
World
Men suspected of raping and killing Indian woman are killed (June 13, 2013)
Three men who were suspected of raping and killing an Indian woman in Mexico were killed in a mob attack.

Review: A mixed-blood Indian in 'The Five Acts of Diego Leon'
Arts & Entertainment
Review: A mixed-blood Indian in 'The Five Acts of Diego Leon' (April 5, 2013)
A review of The Five Acts of Diego Leon, a novel about a mixed-race Indian actor from Mexico who finds fame in Hollywood in the 1920s and 1930s: In...

Native Sun News: Yaqui Tribe fights Mexico over water rights
Environment | Law | World
Native Sun News: Yaqui Tribe fights Mexico over water rights (April 4, 2013)
On World Water Day March 22, Yaqui traditional authorities launched an international petition drive to catch the eyes of Mexican Supreme Court justices who face a decision on the tribe’s standing to intervene in an aqueduct construction dispute now two years old.

Native woman who was placed on display reburied in Mexico
World
Native woman who was placed on display reburied in Mexico (February 13, 2013)
A Native woman who was mummified and put on display by her European husband was reburied in Mexico, more than 100 years after her death. Julia Pastrana suffered from...

Yaqui Tribe  challenges aqueduct under construction in Mexico
Environment | World
Yaqui Tribe challenges aqueduct under construction in Mexico (December 5, 2012)
The Yaqui Tribe in Mexico is battling an aqueduct that will take water from their homeland. The aqueduct is already under construction but the Yaqui hope they can stop it....

Wind energy push  questioned by Indian communities in Mexico
Environment | World
Wind energy push questioned by Indian communities in Mexico (October 31, 2012)
Wind energy development has increased dramatically in Mexico but Indian communities say they are seeing few benefits. Of the 17 wind farms in Mexico, 17 are located in the Isthmus...

Photos: Documenting the fate  of indigenous villages in Mexico
World
Photos: Documenting the fate of indigenous villages in Mexico (October 8, 2012)
"The thrust of civilization is commonly imagined as an arc curving ever upward. From the Industrial Revolution on, innovation, comfort, health and wealth have seemed to expand and improve...

Column: Learning from the 'collapse' of the Mayan civilization
Opinion
Column: Learning from the 'collapse' of the Mayan civilization (August 28, 2012)
"With drought draped across all of New Mexico and much of the United States to our east and west, it’s an interesting time to think about the prehistoric Mayan city...

Native Sun News: Indian women targeted in Mexico's drug war
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Native Sun News: Indian women targeted in Mexico's drug war (August 6, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Maria del Rocio Garcia Gaytan Indigenous women...

History: Mayan tomb found by border of Guatemala and Mexico
World
History: Mayan tomb found by border of Guatemala and Mexico (July 31, 2012)
"Recent excavations have turned up some remarkable finds in the ancient Maya city of Uxul, buried deep within the jungle near the border between Mexico and Guatemala. After unearthing two...

Art: Museums in Mexico take different approach to Indian history
Arts & Entertainment | World
Art: Museums in Mexico take different approach to Indian history (June 18, 2012)
"The past casts a sharp shadow here, wherever you look. You see it on mountaintop plateaus, where the ruins of ancient pyramidal staircases and capital-I-shaped ball fields hint at mysterious...

Mexican government promises to protect sacred Huichol places
Environment | World
Mexican government promises to protect sacred Huichol places (May 25, 2012)
The Mexican government said it will protect an area sacred to the Huichol Tribe. The tribe has been fighting a proposed mine at Wirikuta, a mountain they consider to be...

Kickapoo Tribe in Texas no longer opposes mine in border town
Environment | World
Kickapoo Tribe in Texas no longer opposes mine in border town (May 17, 2012)
The Kickapoo Tribe in Texas is no longer opposing plans for a coal mine near the U.S.-Mexico border. The tribe was part of a coalition against the mine and had...

Mexico apologizes to second Indian woman in assault case
World
Mexico apologizes to second Indian woman in assault case (March 7, 2012)
The Mexican government apologized to a second Indian woman who was beaten sexually assaulted by soldiers. Ines Fernandez and Valentina Rosendo were assaulted in 2002. They took their case to...

Huichol  Tribe makes pilgrimage to fight mine at sacred site
Environment | World
Huichol Tribe makes pilgrimage to fight mine at sacred site (February 24, 2012)
More than 600 members of the Huichol Tribe in Mexico made 150-mile pilgrimage to a sacred site that's being threatened by a mining project. The group offered prayers and made...

Mining project threatens sacred  Huichol mountains   in Mexico
Environment | World
Mining project threatens sacred Huichol mountains in Mexico (February 14, 2012)
Members of the Huichol Tribe in Mexico say a $100 million silver mine threatens their way of life. Tribal members make a 150-mile pilgrimage from their villages in western Mexico...

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