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Do Native Americans Face Discrimination in the Labor Market?

Since the start of the Great Recession in 2007, Native American employment has been lowest in the regions where white employment has been highest. In my research in 2009 and 2010, I found that while whites were doing relatively well in terms of employment in Alaska, the Northern Plains, and the …

The 12th Games of Indigenous Peoples - in pictures

More than 1,500 participants from 48 Brazilian ethnic groups, and over a dozen other nations, descend on Cuiaba, the capital of Mato Grosso state, to demonstrate cultural rituals and compete in traditional sports, such as archery, running with logs and canoeing

Native American Tribal Leaders Call On Redskins To Change Their Name

One of the more common defenses of the Redskins name is that it's only a small proportion of American Indians calling for the change. Short of …

UPDATED! Raising the Voices of Native American Families

<i>UPDATED!: November, 16, 2015--This Native American Heritage Month, we're thrilled to revisit these important reflections from Native American</i> …

11/20 Gold Medal Ceremony for Native American Code Talkers

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NCAA American Indian mascot ban will begin Feb. 1

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA banned the use of American Indian mascots by sports teams during its postseason tournaments, but will<br>not prohibit them …

Indian School Calls Out Redskins Owner

An American-Indian school in South Dakota is pushing back against a claim that it helped design the Washington Redskins’ team logo, the latest salvo …

Mountain Fortress: Indian Resistance to Mission San Gabriel

In the summer of 1769, a collision of cultures began to topple the way of life for the indigenous inhabitants surrounding the San Gabriel Mountains. …

Wanna Get Gay-Married in Oklahoma? Be Part Indian

On October 10, 2013, Jason Pickel and Darren Black Bear were issued a marriage license by the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes' courthouse. Both Jason and Darren have Native American heritage, one of their tribal court’s requirements.<p><i>Image via Facebook</i><p>So the state of Oklahoma won’t let gays get married? …

I Just Overheard Two White Girls Discussing Their "Indian" Costumes and I Almost Hauled Off And Punched Them

Last week, I overheard two young white girls gleefully discussing their Halloween costumes and I had to walk away so as to avoid hitting them.<p>Let me explain. These young (early 20s), Caucasian (very pale skin, blonde hair, blue eyes, familial lineage rooted in the UK) girls were brainstorming how …

On Indian Land, Criminals Can Get Away With Almost Anything

<i>Violence is on the rise at a North Dakota reservation. And tribal officers are often powerless to stop it.</i><p>On an early morning last June, on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in western North Dakota, tribal officer Nathan Sanchez was nearing the end of his shift when he noticed a frantic stirring …

Historical Trauma and Healing

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New battle for Wounded Knee: sale of massacre site exposes tribal tensions

Horses are sacred to Native Americans. For Kevin Yellow Bird Steele, one of the tribal leaders of the Oglala Sioux, there are few places in America as inappropriate as the Pine Ridge reservation for a horse slaughterhouse.<p>"Horses are our friends," said Steele, who has been on the tribal council for …

Introduction to Fly Fishing 101

Ever wonder how to fly fish?<p>Fly fishing is considered a sport or a hobby by some, and an art form by others.<p>Call it what you want, fly fishing for …

Beware tribal payday loans

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As season starts, Native American tribe launches radio ad against Washington Redskins

As the Washington Redskins prepare to take on the Philadelphia Eagles at the team’s season opener Monday night, an Indian tribe in upstate New York is preparing to take on the Washington Redskins.<p>The Oneida Nation announced Thursday that they will launch a radio ad campaign pressing for the team to …

Google strikes energy deal with Native American firm

Google strikes deal with a small, Native American-owned firm called Chermac Energy, which is developing the Happy Hereford wind farm outside Amarillo, Texas.<p>Google needs a lot of energy to keep its data centers humming around the world. That can get dirty, environmentally, so the the world's …

Wisconsin's Making It Harder For Schools To Lose Native American Mascots

To protect his NFL team’s beloved, racist Redskins nickname in the face of high-level opposition, maybe Daniel Snyder could move his operation from Washington to Milwaukee.<p>That’s because the state of Wisconsin is legislatively halfway to passing a bill that would make it extremely difficult for any …

Noted Native American Artist to Perform in Mountain View

Eddie Madril's Oct. 20 CSMA performance aims to share the experience of his Native American heritage.<p>A distinguished musical artist will perform in …

Govt. Shutdown 'Wake-Up Call' To Native Americans

Native American tribes often rely on their relationship with federal agencies to keep themselves afloat. Host Michel Martin speaks with Tara Gatewood, host of the public radio show <i>Native America Today</i>, about how the government shutdown affects Native Americans. NPR Senior Business Editor Marilyn …

A solution to the health care crisis: Indian doctors on Indian reservations.

When I worked in finance, I had a generous health plan. Now I can’t afford to pay the state-subsidized annual insurance premium of $6,924 (six …

Native Americans take NFL Redskins name-change campaign to Washington

Its cheerleaders may no longer perform a mock rain dance or threaten to scalp opponents, but the refusal of Washington's NFL team to drop the word "Redskins" from its name has become a rallying point for campaigners who feel they are finally on the cusp of removing one of the last “vestiges of …

Keystone XL And Native Americans: South Dakota Tribes Fight The 'Black Snake'

Debra White Plume and Marie Brush Breaker Randall stood in the middle of Highway 44, alongside more than 70 other members of the Oglala Lakota Nation. For hours, they didn't budge -- much to the chagrin of some tractor-trailer drivers bound for the tar sands region of Alberta, Canada.<p>"This is our …

A Tribe Called Red Discuss Life on the Pow Wow Highway

Pow wow-step champions A Tribe Called Red aren't just hitting the road in support of their second album, the newly released <i>Nation II Nation</i>, they're …

South Dakota Officials Miss Historic Meeting With Tribes

Federal officials met with South Dakota's nine Sioux tribes on Wednesday for a historic summit in Rapid City. A year in the making, it was an effort to address long standing concerns over the high number of Native American children the state places in white foster homes. State officials, however, …