While Indigenous and other people of color traditionally lack the power to enact racism toward other marginalized groups, we can and do exercise clear racial prejudice against Black people.
It is only with just laws, and the memory of tribal good sense in times of danger that we can look to a future with hope.
President Donald Trump is rolling back a landmark environmental law that tribes and tribal citizens have used to protect their homelands from unwanted development.
As activists nationwide vandalize, topple and demand the removal of Confederate statues and memorials, the United Daughters of the Confederacy removed two monuments from state property in Arizona.
Realizing the full potential of Rapid City’s trade area requires involvement of Native Americans and the maximization of their purchasing power in the largely white border town.
Choke holds are extremely dangerous as they cut off blood-and thereby air-to the brain which can result in cardiac arrest, strokes and seizures.
Washington’s NFL team on Monday officially dropped its name, a derogatory term for Native Americans that the team has held since 1933.
'A lot of Native American people do not want to be looked at as a sidekick, a caricature or a stereotype,' says Apache artist and activist Douglas Miles.
Is the Washington professional football team name racist? Yes. It’s racist!
We stand as Inuit who are outraged, who are hurt by the use of the word 'Eskimos.' And we too hope for a better tomorrow.
If true justice and equality are ever to be achieved in the United States, the country must first take seriously what it owes Indigenous Peoples.
A visitor to an Indian Health Service hospital found something upsetting on the wall: a poster with a racist term used by Donald Trump.
Nearly 200 protestors clashed with law enforcement as they stood in defense of Sioux Nation homelands stolen by the U.S. government.
Diego De Vargas is revered as a leader among the Spanish settlers in New Mexico but reviled by others who accuse him of brutal treatment after the Pueblo Revolt of 1680.
'This sort of red face racism has no place in our politics,' says journalist Julian Brave Noisecat.
A controversial statue of Juan de Oñate, a Spanish conquistador reviled for brutality against Pueblo people, has come down in New Mexico.
How many Native Americans in Rapid City would be alive today if the police did not carry guns?
Over the past two months, Suzan Shown Harjo has tested positive not just once, but twice, for the disease caused by the coronavirus.
For the first time in more than a century, the Cherokee Nation will take full control over the images and symbols depicted on our historic Capitol Square.
The tragic fact is that of all ethnic groups this country's Indigenous people have the highest rate of death by cop.
Our young people deserve the truth. We should tell them that history is not something to escape.
A huge group—led by students—congregated in Nashville to protest the horrific murder of George Floyd and racist police violence.
As we discuss systematic racism and much needed reform, let us also discuss a systemic overhaul of Native American law, and truly give Native Americans back their freedom and independence by giving tribal nations complete sovereignty.
Around the world statues are coming down. Civil War generals. Mass murderers. And Christopher Columbus.
The United States, through local criminal justice systems, visited injustice and injury upon our ancestors in the 19th century prior to our forced removal.
Family and friends are demanding justice for Kozee Decorah, a 22-year-old woman from the Ho-Chunk Nation who was killed on the Winnebago Reservation in Nebraska.
The atrocious murder of George Floyd finally made many Americans say, 'Enough is enough.'
Sadly, far too many Natives have forgotten their languages and cultural teachings. Actually, the newcomer destroyed them.
Injustice in America is not a new reality. In fact, it predates the founding of this nation.
In Canada and the U.S., Native people have been attacked and died at the hands of the police, at times in the most brutal of ways.
The killing of George Floyd by police officers has set off a firestorm in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, home to a large urban Indian community.
After being punished by the Department of Energy for speaking out against racist mascots, Jody Tallbear has reached a settlement in her case.
The majority of citizens in this country need a cattle prod to jolt their memories.
An appeals court upheld the death sentence for the only Native American on federal death row even though some judges questioned the necessity of the punishment.
In a nation built on racism, sexism and white supremacy, the past is only nostalgic for white, land-owning men.
The magnitude of this epidemic is yet to be fully realized but what it does is to further expose the naked reality of entrenched racism in the U.S. and this most rotten core of the national experience.
Bias in the media has been shown to be a problem for Indigenous Peoples around the world.
A Lakota mother is angry: 'It's our traditional way to not cut our hair, unless for ceremonial purposes. STOP CUTTING THEIR HAIR!'
The recently-recognized Pamunkey Tribe is once again facing questions about its race-based past.
Motives are often deliberately obscured by the non-Indian community that cannot bear to look at its own history concerning Indian-White hostility.
How do you support people forever attached to a landscape after an inferno tears through their homelands: decimating native food sources, burning through ancient scarred trees and destroying ancestral and totemic plants and animals?
The Trump administration can enforce a new rule that will require immigrants show they will not need public assistance before they can gain admission to the United States.
The use of the term 'savage' is a racist insult not just to Indigenous Bolivians, but to all the Indigenous of North and South America.
At least 19 public high schools across Connecticut use names like 'Indians' and 'Chiefs' and even 'Redmen.'
Indigenous people have been subjected to a disparaging existence on the Great Plains and in the He Sapa (Black Hills) for decades.
A young citizen of the Navajo Nation is suing a public school district and a teacher who allegedly called her a 'bloody Indian' in front of the entire class.
Looking over the 14-year record of accomplishments of the Indigenous socialist government led by Evo Morales in Bolivia, it becomes apparent why U.S. capitalist interests were chomping at the bit to see its demise.