An American restaurant chain is under fire after threatening a Native business for using the words 'aloha' and 'poke' together.
As long as we can be treated badly in this very public way, Native Peoples will continue to be persistently mistreated and both our collective and individual rights will be at risk.
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.
The Washington Post 's editorial board again calls on Washington NFL team owner Dan Snyder to change the name.
A group of young Native activists, led by Navajo citizen Amanda Blackhorse, agree their landmark case is over.
The legal battle over the Washington NFL team's racist trademarks is essentially over.
The Oneidas in Wisconsin are hoping to use trademarks that have been registered to their relatives in New York.
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.
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.
Leaders in Indian Country continue to call on the Washington NFL team to eliminate its 'hateful and degrading' name.
A landmark decision from the nation's highest court threatens the long-running case against the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.
The tribe will enter into a license and supply agreement with Urban Outfitters and will collaborate on a line of 'authentic' jewelry.
Will the new Republican president change everything, except the racist mascot?
The ad features an all-White, all-male group of football fans who are portrayed as having game day ruined by Democrat Hillary Clinton.
After making an unusual and urgent plea to the nation's highest court, the team is now seeking to delay the proceedings.
A lower court has yet to rule on the team's trademark fight against Native youth activists.
The Washington team is hoping to secure a victory even before Native youth activists get a chance to make their case.
Let’s register these names now and stop the pandering by outside entities taking liberties with even our most sacred tribal names.
A beer distributor has agreed to contribute to education and youth programs after using the tribe's name, logo and slogan without consent.
Even the tribe's slogan appeared on ads that were displayed at convenience stores in Lumbee territory.
The tribe has won the right to seek millions of dollars in damages from three fashion retailers that sold "Navajo' items without authorization.
The New York Times asked a group of scholars and commentators to weigh in on an issue that could be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Navajo Nation citizen is well known for her fight against racist mascots in sports.
The Washington team is hoping to capitalize on a victory won by a band from Oregon known as The Slants, a name that's disparaging to Asian people.
Judge Bruce Black cleared the way for the tribe to seek millions of dollars from fashion retailer Urban Outfitters.
The Urban Outfitters retail company sold products labeled as 'Navajo' without the tribe's permission.
The long-running dispute isn't over as the team vows to win by taking the case to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.
A federal judge rejected a slew of challenges raised by the Washington professional football organization.
Battles continue to wage over use of the 'Navajo' and 'Navaho' marks in New Mexico federal court.
Watching the Chairwoman’s slow-motion implosion, interacting with her supporters and detractors, and reflecting on my own strong feelings over what she did has left me feeling angry, divided and a little less hopeful. I can tell her supporters feel the same.
Gari Lafferty accepted a trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value in violation of ethics rules.
Chairwoman Gari Lafferty accepted a free trip to Washington, D.C., and is feeling the fallout.
I'll protect children first before I protect anyone's right to harm them.
What people don’t realize is there are real Natives out there who have been truly affected and psychologically damaged by sports mascots.
'Redskins' is certainly immoral, and it’s scandalous that public disparaging of Native peoples is still practiced in 21st century.
The company sold products with the 'Navajo' name without the tribe's permission. The goods weren't Indian-produced either.
When I attended the 20th Annual Arizona Legislative Day at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona, I did not expect to run into Ben Shelly.
The Obama administration will defend a federal law that bars the registration of offensive trademarks.
This billion-dollar industry of Native mascotry profits off of the degradation of a race, an ethnicity, a culture and religions.
The team is suing the six young activists in federal court in Virginia.
The activists say the team's complaints lie with the federal agency that canceled six offensive trademarks.
The Chiefs are hoping to avoid a negative battle over the team's use of Indian imagery.
Navajo lawmaker says more young people are fighting the mascot.
Writer criticizes federal agency that handles trademarks for issuing a decision about trademarks.
The United States Patent Office has sided with 5 Native American plaintiffs in a ruling last week that deemed the Washington Redskin trademark to be 'disparaging' to Native Americans.
Writer says Washington Reagans would be an appropriate name for the embattled NFL team.
Activist Suzan Shown Harjo says the decision in Blackhorse v. Pro Football Inc is just one more victory in the fight against racist mascots.
Over twenty years ago, when the team trademark was first formally challenged, the National Museum of the American Indian was in its infancy.
Columnist Mike Wise urges the NFL and owner Dan Snyder to stop defending the Washington team's racist mascot.
Ray Cook welcomes the decision in Blackhorse v. Pro Football Inc.
Another court battle awaits young Native activists who proved the team's marks are disparaging.
The New York Times calls on the Washington NFL to stop using a racial slur against Native people.
Six young Native activists showed that the trademarks were disparaging.
Peter d'Errico discusses the potential for Blackhorse v. Pro Football Inc trademark challenge to address the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.
Jeffrey Ian Ross says eliminating the Washington professional football team's racist mascot makes economic sense.
The Navajo Nation failed to reach a settlement with retailer Urban Outfitters over the sale of 'Navajo' items.
The Navajo Nation is in talks to settle a lawsuit over the unauthorized sale of "Navajo" products. The tribe sued the company for a line or products that were labeled...
The Navajo Nation is continuing its lawsuit against retailer Urban Outfitters over the sale of "Navajo" items. The tribe asked Urban Outfitters back in June 2011 to stop selling items...
A federal judge is allowing the Navajo Nation to proceed with almost all of its claims against fashion retailer Urban Outfitters. The tribe asked the Urban Outfitters to stop labeling,...