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Native American Leader Says He’ll Support Trump Because Of Pro-Energy Stance

North Dakota Republican delegates stand behind Donald Trump at his press conference in Bismarck on Thursday, May 26, 2016. (Dustin Monke / Forum News Service) The narrative around Donald Trump is that he’s a hateful racist and a misogynist and, as such, isn’t fit to live in the White House. Show More Summary

Pueblo shield withdrawn from Paris artifacts auction

52 minutes agoNews / Crime : True Crime

PARIS (AP) — A French auction house has withdrawn a Pueblo shield from a contested sale of Native American artifacts after protests from the United States. U.S. Embassy spokesman Phil Frayne called it a “small victory in a larger battle” to repatriate tribal artifacts. Frayne told The Associated Press the U.S. government believes the 19th-century […]

Native American activist jailed 40 years on shaky prosecution

6 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

Leonard Peltier insists he didn’t fire the shots that felled FBI agents during a June 26, 1975 shootout.

As Trump feuds with ‘Pocahontas,’ Sanders appeals to Native Americans in California

FRESNO, Calif. — When Donald Trump began his campaign by accusing Mexico of sending drug dealers, rapists and other criminals into the United States, the political conversation quickly focused on Latinos. Something similar happened when Trump called for closing U.S. borders to all foreign Muslims. One minority group that hasn’t received nearly as much attention […]

Greedy Collectors and their Cultural Victims

A thing of beauty, or something else? With regard to the fuss the US is kicking up about a coming sale of Native American artefacts in France, and given their own attitudes to appropriating as 'global heritage' the artefacts of other...Show More Summary

More American Moaning about Artefact Sales

Paris auction house turns deaf ear to Native American appeals PRI May 27, 2016The EVE auction house in Paris is getting ready to sell off a collection of historical and highly controversial objects. The collection notably includes aShow More Summary

The Washington Slurs: Clap Back on WaPo Poll with Jacqueline Keeler

'The Washington Post caused a furor when they released a new poll, claiming that 90% of Native Americans are not offended by the home football team’s controversial name. We read this article with great interest and came away with more questions than answers. Show More Summary

Over a Third of North American Bird Species Are in Danger, Study Finds

yesterdayHumor / odd : mental_floss

A whopping 432 of the 1154 total native species are considered at a risk for extinction.

Native American activists criticize Washington Post poll

The Washington Post poll that supporters of the local NFL team’s name believed would end the debate has potentially reinvigorated it — along with sparking a new debate over whether there should even be a debate about the propriety of the name. On Friday, a group of Native American leaders and activists (i.e., not “white…

Why do so many Americans celebrate the nation's genocide of Indians?

To the editor: Amen to Benjamin Madley’s op-ed article characterizing as genocide the systematic elimination of California’s native American (“Indian”) population. As a nation we seem to have conveniently forgotten what we did to native Americans for almost 200 years. ("It's time to acknowledge...

JFK as you’ve never heard him

An opera about an American icon by a Medicine Hat native opens in Fort Worth The post JFK as you’ve never heard him appeared first on

Donald Trump Shrugs Off Calls By Native Americans To Apologize For ‘Pocahontas’ Jokes

Humility and a penchant for self-criticism are not likely to be counted among the various and sundry characteristics attributed to presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. Indeed, even when the blustery billionaire has been directly...Show More Summary

French auction house defends upcoming sale of sacred items

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Paris auction house criticized for putting up for bid objects held sacred by Native American tribes is defending its upcoming sale. EVE auction house director Alain Leroy said Friday all the items are of legal trade in both the U.S. and France and that tribes will have an opportunity through […]

A Native American Artist Who Painted Pop and Challenged the Status Quo

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Super Indian: Fritz Scholder, 1967–1980, currently on view at the Phoenix Art Museum, features over 40 oil paintings and prints by the Luiseño artist.

Priceless Quote of the Day

Donald Trump: I find it offensive that Goofy Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to as Pocahontas, pretended to be Native American to get in Harvard.

Michelle Obama Talks Values And Overcoming Obstacles To Native American Graduates

First Lady Michelle Obama gave the commencement speech at the graduation ceremony of Santa Fe Indian School in New Mexico yesterday. Local news channel KQRE reported that approximately 3,500 people lined up hours before the ceremony began for the opportunity to hear Ms. Show More Summary

First lady tells Native American grads to live their values

First lady tells Native American grads to live their values SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Michelle Obama told graduates at a Native American high school Thursday to take pride in their history and cultures at a time when she says the "loudest...Show More Summary

Trump doubles down on Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ attack after Native American woman calls him ‘offensive’

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

You tell me,” Trump asked. The woman replied that she was offended, and Trump quickly repeated the phrase. “Oh, oh really — oh, I’m sorry about that,“ Trump said before turning to a reporter who had asked about Warren, immediately using the term again.

US Interior secretary troubled by auction of sacred items

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Thursday said she’s troubled by the auctioning off of objects held sacred by Native American tribes and she’s calling on the French government to help find a path toward repatriating the items. Jewell’s comments come as Paris’ EVE auction house prepares to put up for […]

Sports Media: Dictionary More Correct Than Native Americans on Definition of ‘Redskin’

The hurt is still quite strong within the sports media, in the wake of the Washington Post poll declaring that 9 out of 10 Native Americans are not offended by the word “Redskin.” This particular episode of sour grapes comes from NBC’s Pro Football Talk, headed-up by Mike Florio, who was one of the first members of the sports media to stop using the word “Redskin.”

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