Advocates for a bill that would allow Native American students in Montana to wear Indian regalia at graduation ceremonies are attempting to force the bill onto the Senate floor. A … Click to Continue »
Native and non-Native teams unite against his demand, which is based on alleged incidents no one can confirm.
STOP THE DEMOCRATS’ WAR ON WOMEN AND NATIVE AMERICANS! Schumer to GOP: Stop promoting Elizabeth Warren as the face of Democrats. Why is Chuck Schumer such a misogynistic anti-imaginary-diversity reactionary?
Like Julis Meyer, aka Box-Ka-Re-Sha-Hash-Ta-Ka, which means “Curly Haired White Chief Who Speaks with One Tongue.”
The budding Native American chain has big plans With only two brick and mortar locations plus a food truck, Tocabe manages to be the country’s largest American Indian restaurant chain and it plans to grow more. The eight year old business jumped on the train of sourcing responsibly and eating ethically early on in its life. Show More Summary
Native Americans and environmental activists have lived at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota for months, fighting the construction of the pipeline that they say threatens the water resources of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and sacred land.
Situated in Montana's Yellowstone Country, Madison Buffalo Jump State park was named for the ancient buffalo jump, an indigenous hunting tactic used by Native American tribes. After driving far from civilization and hiking through the historic land, visitors can take in the park's wide-open vista from an observation platform. Show More Summary
The 9,000-year-old skeleton Native Americans call The Ancient One and scientists refer to as Kennewick Man may be headed back to his ancestral home very soon.
On the first day of Black History Month, the good people at Google blessed the internet with a doodle honoring Edmonia Lewis, the first woman of African-American and Native American descent to earn global recognition as a fine arts sculptor. Lewis,...Show More Summary
"Native American spirituality” doesn’t begin to explain it. They are kin, related to each other and to the mountains, waterways, caves, skies, and trees. The post What Standing Rock Teaches Us About Sacred Activism appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first." Tribes have been reaching out to the Republican administration since it took … Click to Continue »
While the population of the U.S. is 38 percent people who identify as African American, Latino, Native American, Asian American, or Pacific Islander, books written or illustrated by people from those categories clocked in at just 427 out of 3,400 children's books published in 2016.
A group of more than 120 investors on Friday told 17 banks financing construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that the project should be rerouted away from a Native American tribe’s reservation. “We are concerned that if DAPL’s projected...Show More Summary
Plans for construction of the Dakota Access pipeline pass through sacred land for the Native American tribe, Standing Rock Sioux. What makes a place or mound sacred?
Of all racial minorities, Native Americans have the most dramatic health inequalities in the U.S., including significantly higher rates of cardiovascular disease, cancer, Type 2 diabetes and substance abuse. Melissa Lewis, Ph.D., assistant...Show More Summary
(University of Missouri-Columbia) Melissa Lewis, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the MU School of Medicine, led the first project in the nation to develop a mandatory medical school curriculum about indigenous health.
In the past few weeks, EPA workers have worried about political threats to the agency under the Trump administration. Tribal leaders say changing environmental protections would affect them first. Continue reading ? The post Native Americans brace for impact as EPA undergoes changes appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
For as many as 2,000 years before Lewis and Clark took to the West, Native American tribes commanded the plains. As is often pointed out, buffalo were essential to life for these tribes. Hunting such massive creatures without guns was no easy feat, but the Buffalo Jump was as effective as it was harrowing. It went like this. Show More Summary
Alex Meraz (Suicide Squad) has been cast as one of the leads in WGN America's drama pilot Scalped. The project, which will feature a predominantly Native American cast, was written by Doug Jung (Banshee) based on the DC graphic novel series written by Jason Aaron and illustrated by R.M. Show More Summary
Similarities in Native American genomes suggest adaptation in ancient history