SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Wyoming will challenge a U.S. government ruling that more than one million acres of the western state's land still legally belongs to two Native American tribes, Governor Matt Mead said on Friday.
The "face of the franchise" debate in sports is always a curious one, because no matter how popular or talented a player might be, his face is not the one on the team's uniforms or merchandise. That is reserved for the mascot—the unnamed, disembodied heads adorning uniforms, as well as the Philly Phanatics and Mr. Show More Summary
The team cites "what we are hearing from Native Americans" in a statement sent to The Hill.
On a gusty November night, the vanguard of Egyptian journalism and activism convenes upon a roof overlooking the River Nile to commemorate the genocide of Native Americans. Two massive turkeys -- one roasted in orange juice and another basted hourly in its own juices -- crown an alter of plastic tables. Show More Summary
Green Chile Cheeseburger. All photos by Southwest Compass New Mexico has the oldest regional cuisine in the United States. Native Americans have inhabited the Southwest for roughly 1,500 years and Santa Fe, the state capital, was established more... Read more
Amateur archaeologist in Wetumpka finds possible Native American burial site An amateur archaeologist was testing a new metal detector in Wetumpka on Sunday when he made a discovery that he likely will not soon forget. Ray Camp was on private property not far from Wind Creek Wetumpka Casino trying out his new XP Deus metal detector when [...]
Sundance Channel's new original series is The Red Road, about the fraught relationship between a Native American community and their non-Native neighbors in Ramapo, New York. Jason Momoa (who will always be Khal Drogo in our hearts) stars as the prodigal son with a shadowy past who returns to his... More »
American businessman Jacob Ostreicher is, according to reports, back in his native New York City thanks, in part, to an Oscar-winning actor known for embracing far-left politicians. Ostreicher had spent more than two years under arrest...Show More Summary
Over the last four years at the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI), we have been working with federal agencies across the board to improve data collection, analysis, and dissemination of findings and reports on Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPIs). Show More Summary
Three years ago when Democrats controlled Wisconsin's government, the state passed a law targeting Native American-themed mascots and team names used by public schools. The measure, which subjected schools with racial nicknames to thousands of dollars in fines, was believed to be the first-of-its-kind in the nation. But now its days may be numbered.
I just send my first e-mail to a University President regarding the academic boycott of Israel by the American Studies Association, and the similar boycott just announced by the small and realatively new Native American and Indigenous Studies Association. I
Native Americans have 31 percent lower odds of being employed than their white peers. The post Native Americans Experience An Employment Crisis Four Times Worse Than The Recession appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The makers of Twilight do NOT like being made fun of- but if you believe a new legal claim, they also don't think very highly of women or Native Americans! When some parody producers tried to release a spoof of the Twilight series, Lionsgate slapped them with a cease-and-desist order. Well, the makers of Twiharder are [...]
It seems like these days, it’s not a fashion show unless someone appropriates someone else’s culture and causes a PR fracas. Today’s guilty party: Chanel, whose Metiers d’Art show staged last week in Dallas showcased several models in Native American headdresses and clothes. According to New York magazine’s blog The Cut, the feathers sticking out [...]
More sad news from Hollywood: Tom Laughlin, the actor who wrote and starred in the Billy Jack films of the 1970s, died Thursday at the age of 82. Laughlin's best-known Billy Jack character was a heroic Native American ex-Army Green Beret...Show More Summary
Emilie Voirin turns baby Jesus into a culturally agnostic wooden block. Your average American nativity scene is basically the story of a WASP family that's given emergency birth in a Middle Eastern barn. Maybe they were on a luxurious vacation in Dubai or something. Show More Summary
After Karl Lagerfeld showed Native American headdresses in his Metiers d’Arts collection in Dallas last week, some people raised the obvious question: Really? Now, in an e-mail to Fashionista, Chanel has sort of apologized: “The Chanel Paris-Dallas Metiers d’Art 2013/2014 collection is a celebration of the beauty of Texas,” a... More »
Chanel issued a vague half apology for its use of Native American headdresses at a Texas fashion show, saying they're sorry people didn't get the point. More » Chanel Half Apologizes For Native American Headdresses is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
In the first study to look at racial and ethnic differences in dementia risk among older adults with type 2 diabetes, researchers found that dementia was much higher among Native Americans and African-Americans and lowest among Asian-Americans.The...Show More Summary
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston school board gave preliminary approval on Thursday to a policy to stop using mascot names such as "Redskins" that reference Native American culture and have been called offensive by advocacy groups.