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Early Native Americans Imported Exotic Parrots, DNA Reveals

Science & Innovation<p>The discovery suggests that scarlet macaws were being bred for trade centuries earlier than previously thought.<p>For more than two millennia, indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica have traded macaws and included their feathers in rituals. The birds held immense symbolic value and …

Anthropology

Native POP displays wide arrange of Native American art

More NewsMore>><p>"The Meg" is the latest Hollywood product hoping to provoke the same sense of fear as "Jaws." How plausible is the story really?<p>"The …

Native Americans

Debate This: Are “Mohawk” Or “Mohican” Hairstyles Kinda Offensive?

This morning, my girl friend, who is a beauty writer, sent me an email with a link to a Stylist UK post about the hair and …The post Debate This: Are …

Navajo Nation official pleads not guilty to $6M theft charge

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Nation official has been accused of unlawfully transferring $6 million of Ramah Navajo Chapter funds to different …

U.S. Department of Justice

Native American fort, artifacts found at construction site

The remnants of a centuries-old Native American fort and several thousand artifacts have been found at a railroad bridge construction site in …

Native Americans

Navajo robotics team competes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an …

Robotics

Study reveals a startling ‘Native Truth’

<i>By SCOTT MCKIE B.P.</i><i>ONE FEATHER STAFF</i> A study designed to find out the social imprint of modern-day Native Americans and ways to improve upon that …

Native Americans

70 years ago, N.M. court ruled Native Americans could vote

Miguel Trujillo Sr. had been a Marine sergeant during World War II and was in the middle of getting his master's degree from the University of New …

Native Americans

Survey: People think Native Americans don't exist/aren't discriminated against

Where are Native Americans? For many Americans, tribes are relegated to history books.<p>A recent survey found 40 percent of respondents didn't think …

Native Americans

Mary G. Ross: Google Doodle honors first Native American woman engineer who helped put man on the moon

Google is celebrating the birth of Mary G. Ross, the first Native American female engineer who helped propel the world into an era of space travel while earning a title of one of the nation's most prominent women scientists of the space age.<p>Thursday marks Ross's would-be 110th birthday. The …

Google Doodle

Under fire: the perpetual US war on Native Americans

On the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans have little to cheer about.<p>August 9 marks International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.<p>On its website, the United Nations notes that the focuses this year will include "the challenges and ways forward to revitalise …

Native Americans

Navajo Nation offers money for surrender of wild horses

The Daily Times reports the nation's Department of Agriculture rolled out a voluntary horse sale and equine reward program last week to mitigate the …

Wild Horses

Riding with Native Americans to mark pact anniversary

Six weeks covering Native Americans at Standing Rock, North Dakota, protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline presented a unique opportunity to get …

Ethnology

Documentary and Experimental Film by Native American Artists

Kayla Briët, “Smoke That Travels” (2016) (image courtesy Indigenous Now)Although depictions of Native Americans have been a staple of American cinema …

Report: US News Media Part of the Problem in Misunderstanding Native Americans

A recent report confirms what Native Americans have always known: Most Americans know little, if anything, about American Indians, and what they do …

Native Americans

A sneak peek at Native American series and specials airing this fall and beyond

Public TV’s program pipeline for fall 2018 and beyond is bursting with documentaries and series that showcase Native American culture and history. …

Native Americans

The Extreme Cyclists of the Navajo Nation

Subscribe »<p>Photo Booth<p>For some Navajo, cycling offers a way to connect with their landscape and heritage.<p>July 28, 2018<p>Continue with sound?<p>No<p>Yes<p>Rodeo is a common passion on the Navajo Nation—a reservation the size of West Virginia that stretches across New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona—and a couple of …

Mountain Biking

12 to be inducted into first Native American Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Men of steel: How Brooklyn’s Native American ironworkers built New York

<i>Roger Horne, a Mohawk Ironworker in the Raising Gang, ca. 1970 via the Smithsonian</i>The Empire State Building. The George Washington Bridge. The United …

New York State

Missing Native American women saga

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“Our Culture is in Our Language”: Lisa Jackson on Her VR Film Biidaaban: First Light and Indigenous Futurism

<i>Biidaaban: First Light</i><p>Perhaps the most innovative virtual reality work I’ve seen this year has been Lisa Jackson’s <i>Biidaaban: First Light</i>, which …

Virtual Reality

Did the BLM give looters a treasure map to find American Indian artifacts in southern Utah?

Federal land managers, especially in the Southwest’s canyon country so steeped in prehistory, exercise caution about what they divulge regarding …

Archaeology

Tribe funds removal of offensive imagery in West Michigan cities

Three Michigan cities received funds to remove imagery offensive to Native Americans.

West Michigan

Lori Piestewa, 11 others to be inducted into first Native American Hall of Fame in October

A photo of Army Pfc. Lori Piestewa from Tuba City is displayed during a memorial ceremony April 11, 2003, at Fort Bliss, Texas, Piestewa was among …

Native Americans

Joe Theismann Says Native Americans 'Seem to be OK' With Redskins Name, No Need to Change It

The Washington Redskins shouldn't worry about changing their controversial name, former quarterback Joe Theismann told TMZ Sports this week, because …

Native Americans

The struggle to be New Mexico’s 1st Native American congresswoman

Deb Haaland, Democratic candidate for New Mexico’s 1st congressional district, looks to make a historic win for female tribe members.<p>“I don’t look like most people in Congress,” begins the 30-second TV ad.<p>It’s dusk and a woman with long, thick black hair–clad in jeans, sneakers, and Patagonia …

New Mexico

The Navajo Nation Had a Novel Idea: Buy Remington

The Navajo Nation is one of the country's biggest Native American tribes, and it oversees a sizable investment trust. What it wanted to do with some …

Navajo Nation

Native American Standing Rock Protestors Face Unfair Trials, Lengthy Prison Sentences

More than 800 people were arrested during the 2016 Dakota Access Pipeline protests. However, Native Americans are receiving the longest prison …

A walking tribute to an American Indian icon: Family, others...

They were about half of a group that's on a days-long mission to walk from Dennis Banks' grave at Battle Point Cemetery to his nearby home at Sugar …

Wyoming Standing Rock activist wins acquittal

A North Dakota judge Thursday acquitted Riverton activist Micah Lott of criminal trespass and rioting charges stemming from his protest of the Dakota …