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'American Idol' Castoff Dexter Roberts: On the Hunt for his Own Reality Show

The Alabama native says that aside from a singing career, his "big dream" is to have a hunting show. read more

Elizabeth Warren 'Hurt' by Stories Questioning Her Heritage

Elizabeth Warren has a forthcoming autobiography in which she describes the difficulties she faced in the 2012 election after bloggers began questioning her Native American heritage. Politico, which scored an advance copy of the book, reports that Warren was "hurt" and "angry" about what she saw as attacks on her family. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Repeats Her False Claims of Native American Ancestry in New Book

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) repeats her false claims of Native American ancestry in her new book, A Fighting Chance, which is scheduled for release next Tuesday. "As a kid, I had learned about my Native American background the same...Show More Summary

Heidi Klum Faces Racism Charge After ‘Top Model’ Contestants Pose As Native Americans

Heidi Klum, the 40-year-old German-born supermodel, is under attack for promoting a “redface” photo shoot on the German version of the Top Model reality competition show. Heidi Klum hosts the show, and on her Facebook page, posted photos from the shoot, with a number of skinny, gorgeous and mostly white models dressed up in stereotypical

‘Green Inferno’ Trailer Teases Eli Roth’s Cannibal Tribe

Meet a human-eating tribe of native South Americans in the teaser for 'The Green Inferno', the new horror film by director Eli Roth (Hostel). The post ‘Green Inferno’ Trailer Teases Eli Roth’s Cannibal Tribe appeared first on Screen Rant.

Take That Dot Off Your Forehead and Quit Trying to Make Bindis Happen

Another year, another Coachella, another trend mired in cultural appropriation. It's the true circle of life. You can almost watch the fixed gears of hipster logic grind: Now that Native American headdresses are offensive, we need to snatch some cool novelty from another culture. And so it came to be that bindis were a hit at Coachella. Read more...

Judge Asked to Reject 'Out of the Furnace' Defamation Lawsuit

A Native American tribe located in the Northeast is suing over the film's portrayal of a group of inbred criminals in their region. read more

DC Comics’ ‘Scalped’ being adapted into crime noir drama by WGN America

WGN America has put into development a television adaption of the Native American reservation-set crime comic Scalped.  The crime noir series

Racist Or Nah? Heidi Klum Under Fire For ANTM #RedFace Photo Shoot Featuring Black & White Models Dressed As Native Americans

Heidi Klum Criticized For ‘Top Model’ Native American Photo Shoot via Weedr Heidi Klum has unusually found herself in some hot water recently. In the German variant of Next Top Model where Klum mentors a group of contestants, a prom...

WGN America Adapting DC Comics' 'Scalped' (Exclusive)

"Banshee's" Doug Jung will adapt the crime noir drama set on a Native American reservation. read more

On Being “Not Black Enough”

3 days agoOdd : Thought Catalog

Even an ex-boyfriend of mine, who was of another race, made sure to emphasize that I was “part Native American” when I met his family because they wouldn’t accept me as just black.

Native American groups distance themselves from the Redskins

Dan Snyder’s effort to curry favor with Native Americans through his Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation may be backfiring. The Native Indian Gaming Association, a nonprofit with 184 Indian nations as members pulled its sponsorship from a charity golf tournament this weekend because the Redskins’ Foundation was involved in the same event. The organization said…

Canoe thought to be 250 years is 1,000 years old

New radiocarbon dating results have found that a Native American dugout canoe discovered in Lake Minnetonka southwest of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 1934 is nearly 1,000 years old, making it the oldest dugout canoe ever found in Minnesota. It was thought to date to around 1750 and even though it was in excellent condition it [...]

3 Reasons Why Arizona Is the Worst State

6 days agoOdd : Thought Catalog

I used to be a proud Arizonan. The Wild West, gun slingers, Wyatt Earp, the Salt River, incredible sunsets, ancient Native American cliff dwellings, snowcapped mountain peaks, and home to one of the True Wonders of the World.

Art review: 'Floral Journey' at Autry shows beadwork with deep meaning

6 days agoArts : Culture Monster

The exquisite beadwork in 'Floral Journey' at Autry National Center has messages about the beliefs, struggles of Native Americans. Unless one is Native American, getting a grasp of complex Native American spiritual cosmologies is not easy. Show More Summary

Fun Vintage Footage of Legoland Denmark Opening in 1968

Back when "midget" wasn't considered a slur, and Native American characters could literally be built with red skin. Notably, though, even all those years before minifigs, the mini-humans in the...

‘Idol’ Exit Interview: Malaya Watson on her emotional goodbye

It was an emotional night on American Idol as Malaya Watson, the 16-year-old Michigan native firecracker, was the latest finalist voted out

UN Expert Calls Washington Football Team Name A 'Hurtful Reminder'

A UN expert on indigenous people's rights calls the Washington football team's name a "hurtful reminder" of Native American's struggle and mistreatment throughout history. [ more › ]

United Nations Representative Says Name Of Washington Redskins Is Offensive

The Redskins name is "understood to be a pejorative and disparaging term that fails to respect and honour the historical and cultural legacy of the Native Americans in the US," a UN official said Friday. The post United Nations Representative Says Name Of Washington Redskins Is Offensive appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Gitmo kids are alright (the Native American kids slightly less so)

The House Appropriations Committee has proposed a $65 million budget for the creation of a school for the children of Department of Defense officials stationed at Guantanamo Bay. The school would feature dedicated science labs, health offices, art rooms, and a gymnasium. Show More Summary

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