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A Better Chance for Native Education

12 hours agoNews : Reason

"It's just the epitome of broken," former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said of the Bureau of Indian Education's abysmal track record with Native American students. "Just utterly bankrupt." After Betsy DeVos' recent confirmation...Show More Summary

The Black Wolf

The AIMS team learns that a mysterious creature rooted in Native American folklore, known as the Black Wolf, roams the Dark Forest.

Nonfiction: Solving a Reign of Terror Against Native Americans

In “Killers of the Flower Moon,” David Grann uncovers a shattering history of oil greed, racism and serial murder targeting the Osage Indians.

Postscript: Vito Acconci, 1940–2017

The coruscating Vito Acconci died on Thursday, at the age of seventy-seven. He was an American original, who began his career as a poet—a jittery Beckett—leaving his native New York (he was born in the Bronx) for the wilds of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in the mid-sixties. Show More Summary

Star-studded 'How to Be a Latin Lover' delivers broad laughs in two languages

An A-lister in his native Mexico, Eugenio Derbez has yet to break into the American mainstream. However, “How to Be a Latin Lover” may be the film that finally introduces him to a wider audience with dialogue in both Spanish and English and plenty of familiar faces. Its humor is broad, but most...

Federal regulator sues four California tribal lenders over high-interest loans

A federal regulator has sued four online lenders affiliated with a Native American tribe in Northern California, alleging they violated federal consumer protection laws by making and collecting on loans with annual interest rates starting at 440% in at least 17 states. In a lawsuit filed in U.S....

State, town appeal ruling favoring Vineyard casino plan

The state of Massachusetts and a Martha's Vineyard town are appealing a court decision that could pave the way for a Native American tribe to build a casino on the … Click to Continue »

Police violence against Native Americans in Arizona

We explore systemic violence in Arizona, where six of the 24 Native Americans killed by police in 2016 died.

US Supreme Court takes narrow view on tribal immunity

4 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

The US Supreme Court took a narrow view Tuesday on the immunity from lawsuits enjoyed by Native American tribes, which are treated in some respects like sovereign states that cannot be sued in American courts. In a case involving a limousine...Show More Summary

Why Native Americans do Not Separate Religion From Science

Native American scholars joined in the global March for Science. Their science blends seamlessly with beliefs. The post Why Native Americans do Not Separate Religion From Science appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Cherokee Nation Files Lawsuit Against Big Pharma Over Opioid Epidemic

Authored by Alex Thomas via, Late last week, lawyers representing the Cherokee Nation filed a lawsuit against major pharmaceutical companies, claiming they have pumped dangerous painkillers into Native American communities in Oklahoma. Show More Summary

Los Angeles State Historic Park bridges past and present at grand opening celebration

Hundreds of people from every corner of Los Angeles County — along with the state’s top political leadership and the chief of a Los Angeles Native American tribe — celebrated Saturday morning the opening of California’s newest state park, situated on a former rail yard with a stunning view of the...

Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination

Montana is known internationally for such recreational jewels as Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but Native Americans say the state is losing an opportunity by failing to develop and promote … Click to Continue »

L.A. Times Book Prizes winners announced

Books on police shootings of black men, the history of the plummeting numbers of California’s Native Americans and the tale of how Adolf Hitler led the Nazi party to power were among the honorees of the 37th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented Friday night at USC, hosted...

After #NoDAPL, ‘Water Protector’ Movement Continues With Resistance Camps Across U.S. (Video)

last weekNews : Truthdig

“These camps are resisting against pipelines, oil, fossil fuel corporations, all these different industries that are ruining our water and polluting our land,” says Native American activist Raymond Kingfisher.

Secretary of State announces Native American voting group

New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver announced Friday that she's creating a taskforce focused on increasing voter registration and turnout in tribal communities. Toulouse Oliver says the Native … Click to Continue »

Native American Art Gets Its Rightful Place In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The American Wing of the storied Metropolitan Museum of Art has long held a collection of typically “American” artifacts: portraits of wigged colonial leaders, Tiffany chandeliers, Frank Lloyd Wright chairs, silver owned by Paul Revere...Show More Summary

Why Native Americans do not separate religion from science

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Why Native Americans do not separate religion from science By Rosalyn R. LaPier, Research Associate of Women’s Studies, Environmental Studies and Native American Religion, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University. A Menominee Tribal biology class in Green Bay, Wisconsin. U.S. Department of...

‘Safe Spaces’ Face Criticism for Being Safe: #NowWhat

istock/Geber86   One of the more recent creations helping marginalized groups—Native Americans, African-Americans, LGBTQIA—is the “safe space.” Each “space” is considered a place where people can meet and talk in an environment free of judgement and harm. Show More Summary

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