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Native Americans turn to ballot box for empowerment

Native American activists are increasingly turning their focus inward, working to persuade their fellow tribal members to seize the ballot box as a weapon against oppression. Continue reading ? The post Native Americans turn to ballot box for empowerment appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Native Americans turn focus inward for political empowerment

[...] a state senator, she wants more of her fellow Blackfeet to let go of their indifference and discover the influence of politics — to experience government at work as she did 35 years ago. For generations, tribal nations fought to tear down the barriers that kept them from having a voice in the government the U.S. Cavalry imposed upon the western frontier. [...]Show More Summary

“Taking Control of Your Diabetes” Health Fair in California

If you're a Native American living in the area of Corning, California, you may be interested in the "Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference & Health Fair" taking place on Saturday, August 27, at the Rolling Hills Casino Event Center... The post “Taking Control of Your Diabetes” Health Fair in California appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Supreme Court Deadlock Delivers Justice To Native American Boy Allegedly Molested At A Dollar Store

“There’s an inherent prejudice and bias that somehow tribal courts are inferior or incompetent or simply incapable of fairly rendering justice. It’s incredible to me how people consider these arguments without any fact or evidence to...Show More Summary

12th c. fortified town found under Illinois cornfield

Under a cornfield in Cass County, Illinois, near where the Sangamon River flows into the Illinois, are the remains of a bustling Native American town that thrived from the 12th century through the 15th. The town had a central plaza, surrounded by three platform mounds, houses and defensive walls 10 feet tall and more than [...]

WashPost Claims 'Redskins' Name Doomed by...Obama Girls' School Ban on Redskins Gear

Despite its own embarrassing poll result – that nine out of ten native Americans have no hostility to the Washington Redskins team name – The Washington Post is staunchly standing by its censorious liberal position. On Wednesday, they posted a staff editorial titled “Mr. Show More Summary

Supreme Court split 4-4 over in Native American tribal court dispute

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a child sexual molestation lawsuit against discount retailer Dollar General Corp to move forward in a Native American tribal court in Mississippi. The justices were split 4-4, leaving intact a lower court decision that said the Mississippi Band of Choctaw...

Unitarian Universalists helped start Thanksgiving. Now they have second thoughts.

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

With Native Americans in mind, they're voting this week on a resolution called 'Thanksgiving Day Reconsidered.'

WATCH: The Real Reason Stan Gutterie Was BANNED From The USA Revealed In Shocking Video

Before lawyer Stan Gutterie, a courtroom impresario, started grandstanding on behalf of murder suspect and American party girl Grace Atwood, he got disbarred in his native U.S. of A. The… READ ON

Sexual Healing or New Age Brothel?

4 days agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

“Join Oklevueha Native American Church (ONAC) Mother Medicine Wheel and TAKE A STAND for the rights to teach, practice and learn the ancient ceremonies of the North and South American

California tribes give U.S. Senate race the cold shoulder

California’s Native American tribes have doled out millions to political groups and candidates running for every office from county supervisor to president this campaign season. But they have been noticeably absent from fundraising when it comes to the state’s U.S. Senate race. State Atty. Gen....

Perot Museum's research on massive vertebrae sheds new light on Alamosaurus sanjuanensis

DALLAS (June 21, 2016) - The discovery nearly two decades ago of nine beautifully articulated vertebrae at Big Bend National Park is shedding new light on a 66 million-year-old sauropod native to Texas and the North American southwest called Alamosaurus sanjuanensis. read more

Massive vertebrae sheds new light on Alamosaurus sanjuanensis

The discovery nearly two decades ago of nine beautifully articulated vertebrae at Big Bend National Park sheds new light on a 66 million-year-old sauropod dinosaur native to Texas and the North American southwest called Alamosaurus sanjuanensis.

Budweiser co-opts a Native American tribe’s slogan and logo — and gets sued

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The North Carolina-based Lumbee tribe is suing booze conglomerate Anheuser-Busch and local distributer RA Jeffreys after Budweiser stole both their logo and their slogan—“Heritage Pride Strength”—to use on posters advertising the beer. This article was originally published by The Influence, a news...

Preview: Valley Maker’s Austin Crane talks songwriting, regionality and his relationship with the South

“Haunted” is a descriptor that tends to be overused with modern American Folk music, but few other adjectives befit the tonality and brooding depth of Valley Maker’s music. The project was founded by Austin Crane, a native of South Carolina, who composed the band’s first EP’s while finishing his masters degree at the University of Kentucky.

SQUARING THE CIRCLE: Why Liberals Support Muslims Who Hate Everything They Stand For. As Mark Ste…

SQUARING THE CIRCLE: Why Liberals Support Muslims Who Hate Everything They Stand For. As Mark Steyn wrote a decade ago, “So you’re nice about gays and Native Americans? Big deal. Anyone can be tolerant of the tolerant, but tolerance of intolerance gives an even more intense frisson of pleasure to the multiculti- masochists:” And so […]

White Supremacy and the Intractability of the Fight Over the Redskns

Last month the Washington Post released the results of a poll of self-identified Native Americans. It asked respondents whether they found the Washington Redskns mascot offensive and 90% responded that they did not. Dr. Adrienne Keene responded at Native Appropriations, where she has been blogging about Native issues, and the mascot issue, for years. Show More Summary

Patience Carter: Survivor Of Orlando Shooting Now Hounded By Conspiracy Theorists Claiming The Shooting Was A Hoax

Patience Carter was shot in the right leg during the Orlando shooting that would claim 49 lives, but even after surviving the worst mass shooting in American history, the Philadelphia native has a new challenge to face — relentless hounding from skeptics who think that the entire shooting was fabricated. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren’s Native American Heritage Scandal Revisited On Social Media In Wake Of Running Mate Speculation

Elizabeth Warren’s old scandal has resurfaced now that her prominence within the Democratic Party has been spotlighted during the 2016 Democratic presidential nominating election. In 2012, Elizabeth Warren faced opposition for claiming Native American lineage. Show More Summary

The Modern Enemies of Native Americans

Squeezed between these two powerful entities, the Native people can't seem to catch a break. (And no, neither of them is "Republicans.")

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