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James Giago Davies: School fumbles historic opportunity after incident of racism
Education | Opinion
James Giago Davies: School fumbles historic opportunity after incident of racism (October 19, 2017)
Sturgis is not an especially racist community for this part of South Dakota, but given this part of South Dakota is especially racist, that may not be saying much.

Native Sun News Today: Student speaks out about racism in South Dakota school
Education | National
Native Sun News Today: Student speaks out about racism in South Dakota school (October 19, 2017)
The racism and hate at Sturgis-Brown High School in South Dakota caused one Native American student to change schools.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Sports teams continue to denigrate Indian people
Opinion | Sports
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Sports teams continue to denigrate Indian people (October 13, 2017)
We are human beings and not mascots for America’s fun and games.

Republican candidate questions mural for depicting Indian people as too 'dark'
Politics
Republican candidate questions mural for depicting Indian people as too 'dark' (October 13, 2017)
A Republican candidate in New York is being dropped by her own party after questioning a mural of Indian people.

Harold Frazier: Another incident of racism targets Native youth in South Dakota
Opinion
Harold Frazier: Another incident of racism targets Native youth in South Dakota (October 12, 2017)
Today we all stand witness to racism leaking through the veil of privilege that once again stares at my people.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: To stand or to kneel for the National Anthem
Opinion
Native Sun News Today Editorial: To stand or to kneel for the National Anthem (October 6, 2017)
We should ask ourselves why it is necessary to play or sing the National Anthem at any sporting event.

Cronkite News: How racism may contribute to higher rates of infant mortality
Health | National
Cronkite News: How racism may contribute to higher rates of infant mortality (October 5, 2017)
Across the United States, African-American women are more likely than any other race to give birth to premature babies, which is the leading cause of infant death for that population

Mark Charles: Moving towards truth and reconciliation of our shameful history
Opinion
Mark Charles: Moving towards truth and reconciliation of our shameful history (October 3, 2017)
Until we understand and acknowledge the racist and sexist history that our flag stood for, we will not be able to transform it into a reality that all Americans can stand for.

Village changes seal of Indian being pushed to ground with Indian standing
National
Village changes seal of Indian being pushed to ground with Indian standing (September 28, 2017)
The village of Whitesboro in New York has changed its seal after facing criticism for depicting Indian people in a negative light.

YES! Magazine: Pueblo activists challenge annual depiction of Spanish 'conquest'
National
YES! Magazine: Pueblo activists challenge annual depiction of Spanish 'conquest' (September 18, 2017)
In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the move to decolonize a celebration of the 'conquest' of Pueblo tribes shows how complex identity and culture are, Michael Dax writes for YES! Magazine.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Yet another incident of racism at a restaurant in Rapid City
Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Yet another incident of racism at a restaurant in Rapid City (September 14, 2017)
Based on our past encounters with racist activity and knowing we will face the potency of the Rapid City government, we now quietly take our money elsewhere.

Columbus statue in New York City vandalized amid review of 'symbols of hate'
National
Columbus statue in New York City vandalized amid review of 'symbols of hate' (September 13, 2017)
A statue of Christopher Columbus, widely reviled as a symbol of genocide of indigenous peoples, was vandalized in New York City.

Tribes stage protest at Yellowstone to target place names of genocidal figures
Environment | National
Tribes stage protest at Yellowstone to target place names of genocidal figures (September 13, 2017)
Tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada are calling for place name changes at Yellowstone National Park.

Northwestern Band wants city to stop fake 'battle' with residents dressed as 'Indians'
National
Northwestern Band wants city to stop fake 'battle' with residents dressed as 'Indians' (September 12, 2017)
The Northwest Band of the Shoshone Nation is calling on a city in Utah to stop a fake event in which residents dress up as 'Indians' and attack settlers.

Gyasi Ross: Donald Trump threatens our indigenous relatives with new form of termination
Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Donald Trump threatens our indigenous relatives with new form of termination (September 12, 2017)
Writing for The Huffington Post, Gyasi Ross offers an indigenous perspective on the end of the Dreamers program for children of immigrants.

Restaurant based on NFL team's racist mascot goes out of business in Virginia
Business | Sports
Restaurant based on NFL team's racist mascot goes out of business in Virginia (September 8, 2017)
Hail & Hog Kitchen and Tap barely lasted one football season and all of its burgundy-and-gold assets are on the auction block.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: It's never too early to talk about the Lakota Nation Invitational
Opinion | Sports
Native Sun News Today Editorial: It's never too early to talk about the Lakota Nation Invitational (September 6, 2017)
We know it is still a little early to talk about the Lakota Nation Invitational, a tournament that even made the pages of Sports Illustrated Magazine.

James Giago Davies: Cultural symbols reinforce our ugly mentalities in America
Opinion
James Giago Davies: Cultural symbols reinforce our ugly mentalities in America (September 6, 2017)
What exactly is the South gonna do again, Charlie? Enslave Black people? Impose a hundred years of racist Jim Crow?

Adrian Jawort: Donald Trump is more like a scheming tribal chairman than a president
Opinion | Politics
Adrian Jawort: Donald Trump is more like a scheming tribal chairman than a president (August 30, 2017)
Donald Trump does care about Indian country, just not in the way we would hope, Adrian Jawort writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Private school outlaws Washington NFL team's racist gear for staff and students
Education | Sports
Private school outlaws Washington NFL team's racist gear for staff and students (August 30, 2017)
The private Green Acres School in Maryland has banned staff and students from wearing gear with the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Donald Trump unleashes racism in America
Opinion
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Donald Trump unleashes racism in America (August 29, 2017)
Racism has never left America. It has always been there lurking in the shadows.

Steve Russell: All the Oklahoma tribes came with their own Trail of Tears stories
Opinion
Steve Russell: All the Oklahoma tribes came with their own Trail of Tears stories (August 29, 2017)
All the Oklahoma Indians had their Trail of Tears stories, Steve Russell writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Steve Russell: President Trump throws brown people under the bus with pardon of ex-sheriff
Law | Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: President Trump throws brown people under the bus with pardon of ex-sheriff (August 28, 2017)
By pardoning Joe Arpaio, our law and order president has endorsed treating brown people differently than white people, Steve Russell writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Jenni Monet: Indigenous rights activists respond to White supremacist rhetoric
National | Politics
Jenni Monet: Indigenous rights activists respond to White supremacist rhetoric (August 28, 2017)
Indigenous and Latino rights advocates stood together to protest racial inequality in Arizona’s justice system as President Donald Trump returned to their state for the first time since the election.

University bans 'war chant' at games years after retiring Chief Illiniwek mascot
Education | Sports
University bans 'war chant' at games years after retiring Chief Illiniwek mascot (August 25, 2017)
A stereotypical 'war chant' song will no longer be performed at University of Illinois games.

Harlan McKosato: That time some White racists tried to corner me in Oklahoma
Opinion
Harlan McKosato: That time some White racists tried to corner me in Oklahoma (August 25, 2017)
Whether you’re Native or Black or Hispanic or any minority, there will always be white people who think they have conquered this continent and that they have a right to be the dominant race, Harlan McKosato writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Indian people can spend our money elsewhere in the face of racism
Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Indian people can spend our money elsewhere in the face of racism (August 24, 2017)
When local and national media outlets are incessantly spewing news items promoting the 'master race' fallacy, how does one deal with the resulting ethnic intolerance and hatred?

Steve Russell: Racial fantasies and the Superman occupying the White House
Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: Racial fantasies and the Superman occupying the White House (August 22, 2017)
Where did the Superman in the White House come from? Steve Russell takes a closer look on Indian Country Media Network.

Mark Charles: Bigotry sent Donald Trump to the White House and it's keeping him there
Opinion | Politics
Mark Charles: Bigotry sent Donald Trump to the White House and it's keeping him there (August 21, 2017)
Even in terms of the Trump Presidency, last week was a doozy, Mark Charles writes.

President Trump doubles down with defense of 'beautiful' Confederate monuments
National | Politics
President Trump doubles down with defense of 'beautiful' Confederate monuments (August 17, 2017)
A controversy that once derailed Indian Country's funding bill is rearing its head again thanks to President Donald Trump, whose handling of racial violence continues to dominate the nation's agenda.

Secretary Zinke condemns White supremacists but vows full 'support' for President Trump
National | Politics
Secretary Zinke condemns White supremacists but vows full 'support' for President Trump (August 17, 2017)
Secretary Ryan Zinke of the Department of the Interior continues to stand by President Donald Trump amid controversy over racial violence in Virginia.

President Trump defends groups 'innocently' protesting removal of Confederate statue in Virginia
National | Politics
President Trump defends groups 'innocently' protesting removal of Confederate statue in Virginia (August 16, 2017)
President Donald Trump is again facing widespread condemnation for his response to racial violence in Virginia but there's little evidence that he will face consequences within his own Republican party.

Mark Trahant: Learning from history to see why the Donald Trump presidency is over
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Learning from history to see why the Donald Trump presidency is over (August 16, 2017)
The question now is how fast will the Trump administration crumble? When will people resign in good conscience?

Harold Monteau: Donald Trump depends on White supremacists to stay in office
Opinion
Harold Monteau: Donald Trump depends on White supremacists to stay in office (August 16, 2017)
The United States is reaping the results of the Republican Party’s strategy of 'fear and exclusion' in America, Harold Monteau writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Seneca Nation citizen maintains five-year protest against NFL team's racist legacy
Sports
Seneca Nation citizen maintains five-year protest against NFL team's racist legacy (August 15, 2017)
Stephen Rivera, a citizen of the Seneca Nation, has staged a one-man protest against the Washington NFL team at the team's training camp in Richmond, Virginia.

President Trump offers late rebuke to 'White supremacists' as industry leaders quit council
Business | National | Politics
President Trump offers late rebuke to 'White supremacists' as industry leaders quit council (August 15, 2017)
President Donald Trump offered a late rebuke of the 'KKK, neo-Nazis, White supremacists and other hate groups' in an attempt to address controversy over his handling of a racial violence in Virginia.

Department of Justice opens civil rights investigation into Charlottesville death
Law | National | Politics
Department of Justice opens civil rights investigation into Charlottesville death (August 14, 2017)
Federal authorities have opened a 'civil rights investigation' into the death of a woman at a White supremacist rally as President Donald Trump continues to face questions about his handling of the incident.

Zenobia Jeffries: Media must be honest about planned race riot in Charlottesville
Opinion
Zenobia Jeffries: Media must be honest about planned race riot in Charlottesville (August 14, 2017)
Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are?

Ezra Rosser: NFL team's racist trademarks sanctioned by our highest court
Opinion | Sports
Ezra Rosser: NFL team's racist trademarks sanctioned by our highest court (July 31, 2017)
A fan's choice to sport the Washington NFL team's logo shows either indifference or racism and in many cases is a combination of both, Ezra Rosser writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Cleve Davis: Racist and colonizing language deeply embedded in America
Opinion
Cleve Davis: Racist and colonizing language deeply embedded in America (July 25, 2017)
Native Americans struggle with derogatory names and symbols every day, Cleve Davis writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Terese Mailhot: Go home with your racism and your rinky dink blankets
Canada | Opinion
Terese Mailhot: Go home with your racism and your rinky dink blankets (July 20, 2017)
The racist op-eds by Joffre McCleary about Natives in Canada contain an alarming ignorance of a history he professes to embrace, Terese Mailhot writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Terese Mailhot: Decolonization is about removing control over our peoples
Opinion
Terese Mailhot: Decolonization is about removing control over our peoples (July 14, 2017)
Decolonization isn’t necessarily about the reclamation of one’s singular culture, but dismantling the establishment’s control of indigenous people, Terese Mailhot writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Alison Owings: Americans remain as ignorant of Native peoples as ever
Opinion
Alison Owings: Americans remain as ignorant of Native peoples as ever (July 10, 2017)
The reactions to an essay about the Declaration of Independence show how much ignorance there is about and toward Native people, then and now, writes Alison Owings on Indian Country Media Network.

Editorial: No victory for Washington NFL team's racist trademarks
Opinion | Sports
Editorial: No victory for Washington NFL team's racist trademarks (July 5, 2017)
The Washington Post 's editorial board again calls on Washington NFL team owner Dan Snyder to change the name.

Adrian Jawort: The 'Indian savages' in the Declaration of Independence
Opinion
Adrian Jawort: The 'Indian savages' in the Declaration of Independence (July 3, 2017)
There's hypocrisy within the Declaration of Independence, Adrian Jawort writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Native activists concede loss in dispute over NFL team's racist trademarks
Law | National | Sports
Native activists concede loss in dispute over NFL team's racist trademarks (June 30, 2017)
A group of young Native activists, led by Navajo citizen Amanda Blackhorse, agree their landmark case is over.

Fort Peck Tribes demand investigation into treatment at public schools
Education | National
Fort Peck Tribes demand investigation into treatment at public schools (June 29, 2017)
The Fort Peck Tribes are asking the Trump administration to investigate discrimination and racism at public schools on their reservation in Montana.

Trump administration gives up in NFL team's racist trademark dispute
Law | National | Sports
Trump administration gives up in NFL team's racist trademark dispute (June 29, 2017)
The legal battle over the Washington NFL team's racist trademarks is essentially over.

Family from Crow Tribe wins right to pursue lawsuit against federal agent
Law | National
Family from Crow Tribe wins right to pursue lawsuit against federal agent (June 27, 2017)
A family from the Crow Tribe is closer to securing some justice for the loss of their loved one in Montana.

Government worker suspended after calling Native principal a 'rabid s----'
Canada | Health
Government worker suspended after calling Native principal a 'rabid s----' (June 26, 2017)
An employee of Alberta Health Services in Canada has been suspended and a second is being investigated in connection with a racist text message.

New York Times editorial board reconsiders stance on racist trademarks
Law | National | Sports
New York Times editorial board reconsiders stance on racist trademarks (June 23, 2017)
In June 2014, the editorial board of The New York Times stood with Native activists in their challenge to the racist trademarks of the Washington NFL team.

Director of Office of Indian Energy deletes offensive Twitter account

Director of Office of Indian Energy deletes offensive Twitter account (June 23, 2017)
The Trump administration's director of the Office of Indian Energy at the Department of Energy deleted his Twitter account after The Washington Post asked about a series of offensive messages.

Cronkite News: Navajo activist vows fight against racist NFL mascot
Law | National | Sports
Cronkite News: Navajo activist vows fight against racist NFL mascot (June 20, 2017)
Native advocates vowed to continue their fight against the 'racist' name of the Washington Redskins, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that use of such names is protected by the First Amendment.

Change the Mascot campaign responds to negative Supreme Court decision
Law | National | Sports
Change the Mascot campaign responds to negative Supreme Court decision (June 19, 2017)
Leaders in Indian Country continue to call on the Washington NFL team to eliminate its 'hateful and degrading' name.

Supreme Court ruling poses hurdle for opponents of racist NFL mascot
Law | National | Sports
Supreme Court ruling poses hurdle for opponents of racist NFL mascot (June 19, 2017)
A landmark decision from the nation's highest court threatens the long-running case against the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Bill in Massachusetts outlaws use of 'Indian' mascots in schools
Education
Bill in Massachusetts outlaws use of 'Indian' mascots in schools (June 7, 2017)
Lawmakers in Massachusetts held a public hearing for a bill that outlaws the use of Indian imagery in public schools.

Cronkite News: Confederate monument in Apache land under fire
National
Cronkite News: Confederate monument in Apache land under fire (June 7, 2017)
Civil rights and faith leaders are pushing for the removal of six Confederate memorials in Arizona, calling them symbols of terrorism and bigotry.

Ben Nighthorse Campbell links racism to suicide among youth
Health | National
Ben Nighthorse Campbell links racism to suicide among youth (June 6, 2017)
Native youth suffer from high rates of suicide and Ben Nighthorse Campbell, a former U.S. Senator, believes racism is one of the causes.

Native architect's case against racist 'Chief Wahoo' name proceeds
Canada | National | Sports
Native architect's case against racist 'Chief Wahoo' name proceeds (June 6, 2017)
Famed Native architect Douglas Cardinal will be allowed to proceed with a complaint against the racist mascot of the Cleveland professional baseball team.

Carolina Castoreno: Confederate monuments and invisible Indians
Opinion
Carolina Castoreno: Confederate monuments and invisible Indians (May 30, 2017)
When it comes to the indigenous in the Americas time does not heal all wounds, nor does it right all wrongs, Carolina Castoreno writes on Indian Country Today.

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