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It Has Been 9 Years Since Michael Jackson Passed Away

Today (June 25), marks officially nine years since the shocking and untimely passing of the greatest entertainer in popular music history, Michael …

Watch Maroon 5’s Video for Bob Marley Cover ‘Three Little Birds’

Maroon 5 have shared the euphoric new video for their surprise cover of Bob Marley‘s “Three Little Birds.”<p>The video combines footage of Adam Levine …

ASU-Baylor women's basketball game in Fort Defiance will honor Vietnam veterans

ASU women's basketball will host Baylor in Fort Defiance for a nationally televised game on Veterans Day that will honor Vietnam veterans.

Serve and Learn in The Navajo Nation

Navajo Nation<p><b>Location</b> | Tuba City, Arizona, USA <b><br>Service Opportunities</b> | Light construction and maintenance, running and sports camps, food and clothes …

D-backs honor Native American youth teams

The Arizona Diamondbacks honored the Native American community on Sunday afternoon -- as they hosted "Native American Recognition Day," presented by …

Chief of Six Nations calls for Indigenous jury members as trial with echoes of Colten Boushie case begins

The chief of the Six Nations of the Grand River says she will be watching closely as jury selection begins Monday for the trial of a Hamilton man …

Essential Native American Travel Destinations & Experiences For Summer

Traveling to Indian Reservations doesn’t register on many people’s “travel bucket lists.” There are a lot of reasons for this, which are far too complicated to get into here, ranging from cultural disconnects to overt racism. That’s a shame, as a trip to an Indian Reservation is an enlightening …

Deb Haaland Is One Step Closer To Becoming The First Native American Woman In Congress

"I have never seen myself in that body of our government."<p>After winning the primary for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District on Tuesday night, Deb …

Native Americans Are Flexing Their Political Muscle at Just the Right Time

Paulette Jordan and Debra Haaland are showing us all the way.<p>In at least one small way, this has been a good month for Native Americans, at least as political candidates. In Idaho, Paulette Jordan of the Coeur d’Alene is the Democratic candidate for governor, and she whipped the state’s Democratic …

Navajo Nation gets federal funds for river recovery

SHIPROCK, N.M. — The Navajo Nation has been awarded a $1.1 million contract as part of a multi-agency effort to help recover endangered fish in the …

After campus incident, mom of Native American sons hopes change is possible

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The mother of Native American teens whom she said were racially profiled during a college tour in April said it's not easy for her to accept that her sons are nationally known for the humiliation they endured.<p>Lorraine Kahneratokwa Gray, of New Mexico, said in a blog post on …

Native Americans

Costner saddles up for a modern-day TV western

Few actors seem more to the saddle born than Kevin Costner. On screen, he’s ridden the American frontier in “Silverado,” “Open Range,” “Wyatt Earp,” …

Dartmouth students hands-on in learning Native traditions

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Amid the buzz of a chain saw and banging hammers, a group of Dartmouth College students help cut down an ash tree and strip the bark that would eventually be used to make traditional Native baskets.<p>Their outdoor classroom experience is part of the academic outreach and hands-on …

Stevie Nicks Says Lindsey Buckingham Wanted to Delay Tour Before Ousting

<b>Fleetwood Mac</b> says guitarist and singer <b>Lindsey Buckingham</b>'s reluctance to continue touring was the impetus for his recent split with the band.<p>Singer</b> …

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story Is the Documentary Series Every American Needs to See

It's been six years since Trayvon Martin went to a 7-Eleven near the Sanford, FL, gated community where his father's girlfriend lived; six years since the 17-year-old boy was shot in the heart by George Zimmerman, holding nothing but a bag of Skittles and a canned drink. And while Zimmerman still …

Ziggy Marley: We Need to Ban Pesticides in Pot

After decades of struggle, marijuana legalization is finally sweeping the land – now, with the expansion of cannabis, we must be careful both as …

Six of the Oldest Human Remains Found in the U.S.

We recently shared some of the more amazing examples of ancient archaeology in the United States. This week, we travel even farther back in time to …

Anthropology

Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer is a thumb in the eye of Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kendrick Lamar has created the perfect fusion of politics and hip hop, and on Monday he got a Pulitzer Prize -- and of course he did. In a time when hip hop is supersaturated with vapid pop hits and petty feuds, Lamar is socially resonant and musically gifted. He is the voice of this …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Journalists Who Broke the Harvey Weinstein Story Just Won the Pulitzer Prize

On Monday afternoon at New York's Columbia University, <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>The New Yorker</i> were awarded a shared Pulitzer Prize in Public Service for their journalistic work on stories that ended up prompting the public's focus on what we've come to know as the #MeToo movement. It's not often that …

Pulitzer Prize

Mariska Hargitay’s New Documentary Is an Unflinching Look at America's Untested Rape Kits

In August 2009, a group of local officials were on a routine tour of a police storage warehouse in Detroit when an assistant prosecutor noticed a mountain of boxes overwhelming the shelves. Curious, an official asked what was inside. Little did they know that the question would lead to the …

Los Angeles

Native American Tribe on U.S.-Mexico Border Blocks Trump's National Guard Troops From Its Lands

There’s at least 75 miles of the U.S.‐Mexico border where National Guard troops can’t go, no matter what President Donald Trump says.<p>The Tohono …

‘White Buffalo’ explores Native American mythology

A white buffalo calf is born is it a sign?<p>A Lakota Sioux might suggest this is a story, a myth, a fable — that she is the savior of the world. A more …

ACTOR STEVE REEVIS OF ‘FARGO,’ ‘DANCES WITH WOLVES’ DIES AT 55 BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN WE LOVE YOU STEVE REEVIS

Among the films he was featured in: “Twins,” “Dances with Wolves,” “Last of the Dogmen,” “Fargo,” and “The Longest Yard.” He also appeared in the TV …

NASCAR Rookie Bubba Wallace Is Gaining Speed With Sponsors

Even before he finished second in the Daytona 500, the rookie stock-car driver Darrell Wallace Jr., who is already known far and wide as “Bubba,” had delivered in a big way for one of his new sponsors, Mid America Mortgage Inc., the parent company of Click n’ Close.<p>Jeff Bode, the owner and CEO of …

Plans for Aboriginal curling championships taking shape

Thursday, March 8th, 2018 7:33am<p>2014 men's championship team, after the nationals took year hiatus to reorganize.<p>As for this year’s nationals, …

Navajo leader says renaming Utah highway for Trump an insult

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) - The president of the Navajo Nation says a proposal that would have renamed a Utah highway after Donald Trump was …

UCSD's Armao learned to love basketball among Arizona tribes

The trips on desolate, dusty roads could sometimes take hours. And with spotty cell phone service, Shandiin Armao had to pick her head up and look …