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Native women and youth on 400-mile Potomac River Water WalkFiled Under: Environment | National
Native women and youth on 400-mile Potomac River Water Walk (October 17, 2016)
Sharon Day: 'All the while, we’re speaking to that water. We’re telling the water how much we care about her.'
David Bornstein: Program helps youth with education and servicesFiled Under: Opinion
David Bornstein: Program helps youth with education and services (March 9, 2016)
A remarkable nonprofit in Baltimore sends teams of volunteers to give overwhelmed youths unconditional help and guidance that cannot be withdrawn.
Washington mayor courts NFL team but won't use racist nameFiled Under: Politics | Sports
Washington mayor courts NFL team but won't use racist name (January 14, 2016)
Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) wants to lure the team back to the nation's capital despite its controversial symbol.
DC council member doesn't want racist name tied to stadium dealFiled Under: Politics | Sports
DC council member doesn't want racist name tied to stadium deal (August 26, 2015)
Officially, the District of Columbia Council has called on the Washington NFL team to get rid of a mascot considered to be 'racist and derogatory.'
NFL team won't give up racist name in exchange for stadiumFiled Under: Sports
NFL team won't give up racist name in exchange for stadium (August 18, 2015)
Preliminary talks are underway for potential sites in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., but the team's president said the racist mascot isn't on the table.
Indian Health Service discusses LGBT issues at 'historic' meetingFiled Under: Health | Law | National
Indian Health Service discusses LGBT issues at 'historic' meeting (July 28, 2015)
Acting director Robert McSwain said the agency is committed to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Two Spirit communities.
Virginia governor seems less interested in hosting NFL teamFiled Under: Politics | Sports
Virginia governor seems less interested in hosting NFL team (July 22, 2015)
Officials in Virginia and Washington, D.C., are trying to lure the team with the racist mascot away from its current home in Maryland.
Secretary Sally Jewell reaffirms opposition to racist mascotFiled Under: Politics | Sports
Secretary Sally Jewell reaffirms opposition to racist mascot (July 1, 2015)
The mayor of D.C. is trying to lure the Washington NFL team back to the nation's capital.
Cabinet members hear from urban Indian community in MarylandFiled Under: Education | Health | National
Cabinet members hear from urban Indian community in Maryland (June 16, 2015)
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Native American Lifelines in Baltimore.
Kerry Hawk Lessard: Urban Indians come together in BaltimoreFiled Under: Opinion
Kerry Hawk Lessard: Urban Indians come together in Baltimore (May 29, 2015)
The fact of the matter is that Native people living in Baltimore—at least those with whom I am in community—do not identify as black and do not identify as white; we identify as Native.
County board calls on NFL team to eliminate its racist mascotFiled Under: Politics | Sports
County board calls on NFL team to eliminate its racist mascot (May 20, 2015)
The Arlington County Board in Virginia joins the District of Columbia Council in opposing the use of a racial slur in professional sports.
Pamunkey Tribe awaits final answer on federal recognition bidFiled Under: National | Federal Recognition
Pamunkey Tribe awaits final answer on federal recognition bid (March 23, 2015)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs could issue a final determination by the end of the month.
Ex-player claims Alabama-Coushatta Tribe honored by mascotFiled Under: National | Sports
Ex-player claims Alabama-Coushatta Tribe honored by mascot (August 6, 2014)
Mark Moseley is being paid by the Washington NFL team to support the racist mascot.
Federal judge refuses use of name of Washington NFL teamFiled Under: Law | Sports
Federal judge refuses use of name of Washington NFL team (July 14, 2014)
Judge won't allow use of name in court or in his rulings.
Opinion: Teams with Indian mascots all play on stolen tribal landFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Teams with Indian mascots all play on stolen tribal land (July 8, 2014)
History professor notes that FedEx Field, the home of the Washington NFL team, is built on land stolen from the Piscataway people.
Bill in Maryland urges new name for Washington football teamFiled Under: Politics | Sports
Bill in Maryland urges new name for Washington football team (March 12, 2014)
A Maryland House committee held a hearing on a bill that calls on the Washington professional football team to change its racist mascot.
Editorial: Recognize contributions of tribes to culture in MarylandFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Recognize contributions of tribes to culture in Maryland (December 3, 2013)
Commissioners in Worcester County, Maryland, pay tribute to the tribes on the Eastern Shore.
County leader urges Washington team to consider name changeFiled Under: National | Sports
County leader urges Washington team to consider name change (October 17, 2013)
The top leader in Prince George's County, Maryland, where the Washington professional football team plays its home games, says the team should consider changing its name.
Piscataway Conoy Tribe honors victim of Navy Yard shootingFiled Under: National
Piscataway Conoy Tribe honors victim of Navy Yard shooting (September 26, 2013)
Kenneth Bernard Proctor Sr., a member of the Piscataway Conoy Tribe of Maryland who was killed in the Navy Yard shooting in Washington, D.C., was laid to rest on Wednesday.
Maryland orders Indian payday loan firm to cease businessFiled Under: Business | Law
Maryland orders Indian payday loan firm to cease business (June 14, 2013)
The Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation ordered a payday loan firm owned by a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to stop doing business.
Piscataway tribes meet for first powwow after state recognitionFiled Under: Federal Recognition
Piscataway tribes meet for first powwow after state recognition (June 14, 2012)
Members of the Piscataway Conoy Tribe and the Piscataway Indian Nation met for a powwow earlier this month, their first since gaining recognition from the state of Maryland. The tribes...
Letter: Indigenous groups deserve our nation's recognitionFiled Under: Opinion | Federal Recognition
Letter: Indigenous groups deserve our nation's recognition (January 18, 2012)
"It's fitting that onMartin Luther King Jr. Day, Maryland's Piscataway Indians were recognized as a legitimate Native American tribe by Gov.Martin O'Malley. If there is one group deserving support, it...
Two Maryland tribes celebrate recognition of their identitiesFiled Under: Federal Recognition
Two Maryland tribes celebrate recognition of their identities (January 13, 2012)
It took nearly 400 years but the Piscataway Conoy Tribe and the Piscataway Indian Nation have finally been recognized by the state of Maryland. The tribes followed a new state...
Maryland governor recognizes two Piscataway  tribal groupsFiled Under: Federal Recognition
Maryland governor recognizes two Piscataway tribal groups (January 10, 2012)
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) signed an executive order to recognize the Piscataway Conoy Tribe and the Piscataway Indian Nation. The tribes are the first to be recognized under a...
Maryland governor to  recognize two   tribes in executive orderFiled Under: Federal Recognition
Maryland governor to recognize two tribes in executive order (January 9, 2012)
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) will sign an executive order today to recognize two tribes, the Associated Press reports. The AP did not name the tribes. But both followed a...
Center: Maryland disputes payday lender run  by tribal memberFiled Under: Business | Law
Center: Maryland disputes payday lender run by tribal member (March 22, 2011)
"Western Sky Financial’s website features a logo with three teepees and a toll-free number for customers to apply for an overnight loan. A notice at the bottom of the page...

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