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Unwanted Sterilization and Eugenics Programs in the United States | No Más Bebés | Independent Lens | PBS

Coerced sterilization is a shameful part of America’s history, and one doesn’t have to go too far back to find examples of it. Used as a means of …

Santa Barbara

New Mexico Moves Closer to Electing the First Native American Congresswoman

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — New Mexico, a state with deep historical ties to American Indians whose images and symbols are rooted in everything from the …

New Mexico

The emerging, devastating evidence that childhood trauma could affect the next generation

It is a well-documented and deeply sad fact that if you suffer from trauma as a child, you are more likely to suffer as an adult. People with a childhood history of trauma have a greater risk of being obese, getting cancer, suffering from heart disease and mental illness, and dying sooner. They’re …

The Brain

The 13 enthralling science fiction and fantasy books you need to check out this June

Adventures in space, machines run amok, and more to add to your reading list<p>I’ve been writing and editing military science fiction for years. In that time, robots, drones, and artificial intelligence have been slipping onto real-world battlefields. When people think about robots on the battlefield, …

Books

The Conflicting Educations Of Sam Schimmel

On Aug. 24, 1952, the Silook and Oozevaseuk families of Gambell, Alaska, welcomed a baby girl into the world and introduced her to the island that had been their home for centuries. Gambell is at the western edge of St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea. When the weather is clear, you can see …

Middle School

Trump Says Settlers ‘Tamed a Continent.’ That’s Not How the Indigenous People See It.

This knowledge seems rudimentary, and yet it’s not: The same ships that transported the “American dream” from 15th century Europe likewise delivered …

Indigenous Peoples

Mobile mental health crisis teams sent to northern Alberta after teen suicides

Provincial crisis mental health teams are working with First Nations communities in Cadotte Lake and Little Buffalo after two teenagers died by …

Mental Health

Trump challenge to Native Americans' health splits HHS, alarms Hill GOP

HHS leaders want states to settle the contentious question of whether Native Americans should get jobs in order to keep their health care — a move that likely won't resolve the underlying challenge to tribal sovereignty and was sparked by an unusual split between the agency's politically appointed …

Health Care

Five Prolific Explorers Who Aren’t the Men You Thought They Were

Some were intricate liars and brutal murderers while others battled complex mental demons.<p>These stories are a little messier than the versions you …

Video shows police stop of Native American teens on tour

DENVER (AP) — Police body camera footage and telephone recordings captured an incident in which two Native American teenagers were pulled from a Colorado college tour and questioned after another tour member reported "odd" behavior by "creepy kids."<p>The camera footage released Friday by Colorado …

Justice

Trump challenges Native Americans’ historical standing

Tribes say they should be exempt from Medicaid work requirements.<p>The Trump administration says Native Americans might need to get a job if they want to keep their health care — a policy that tribal leaders say will threaten access to care and reverse centuries-old protections.<p>Tribal leaders want an …

Health Care

How Might Trump's Food Box Plan Affect Health? Native Americans Know All Too Well

The Trump administration unleashed a flood of outrage earlier this month after unveiling a proposal to overhaul the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called food stamps. The plan would replace half the benefits people receive with boxed, nonperishable — i.e. not fresh — foods …

Liberals to outline long-term Indigenous housing plan in budget, sources say

OTTAWA — Indigenous communities will find themselves with a long-term funding commitment in next week’s federal budget worth hundreds of millions of …

Canada

President’s Day Under Trump: Dishonoring Native Peoples

Today is President’s Day, but why honor a president that has blatantly violated the rights of Native Peoples? Since taking office, the current …

How California Is Blocking Native Americans From the Weed Business

Like most folks, the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel got into the weed business for the money. The 700-member tribe, situated about 45 minutes east of …

Photos: To avoid extermination, Native Americans were forced to assimilate

In the 1890s it was considered progressive to “kill the Indian in him, and save the man”<p>“Assimilate or die.” That was the gist of it. As the 19th …

So What Exactly Is 'Blood Quantum'?

If you're Native American, there's a good chance that you've thought a lot about blood quantum — a highly controversial measurement of the amount of "Indian blood" you have. It can affect your identity, your relationships and whether or not you — or your children — may become a citizen of your …

Inside the Native American Foster Care Crisis Tearing Families Apart

A shortage of Native foster families has led to pain, lawsuits, and echoes of a painful history.<p>Elisia Manuel remembers when she and her husband Tecumseh received their first foster child. “We had to go buy the boy some clothes,” she told me. “We had to get him everything, because he came with …

The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

Naked Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Spray a 12-cup mini muffin tin with cooking spray (or line with mini muffin liners).<p>Step 2<p>Place chopped chocolate and coconut oil …

Dessert

This Easy Chicken Tortilla Casserole Is a Weeknight Wonder

If you love tacos and enchiladas, you'll love this easy chicken casserole. It's essentially a taco-lasagna mash-up, with corn tortillas replacing the …

When men fear women

It’s good to make men feel fear, and this is something women absolutely have the power to do.<p>In a particularly scathing 2001 essay for the <i>London</i> …

Terry Richardson’s A-List ‘Feminist’ Enablers: Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and More

The renowned fashion photographer has long stood accused of sexual misconduct, yet scores of celebrity women in particular have continued to prop up …

The Left-Wing Heroes Who Treat Women Like Garbage

From hard-lefties like Black Panthers and the ‘Dirtbag Left’ to liberals named Clinton and Kennedy and Weinstein, the long line of men who talk one …

High Schoolers Get Homecoming Canceled After Pulling Racist Anti-Native Stunt

A South Dakota high school has canceled all its scheduled homecoming activities and forfeited its upcoming football game against another local school …

Harvey Weinstein's "Decades of Harassment" Alleged by Ashley Judd and Others in N.Y. Times Exposé

The mogul says he's taking a leave of absence amid the paper's report that he "has reached at least eight settlements with women."<p>Ashley Judd has …

Harvey Weinstein

Mom’s List Of “Don’ts” For Her Daughter Is Going Viral, And Everyone Must Read It

One mom is inspiring parents across the internet with this powerful letter that she wrote to her five-year-old daughter.<p>“Don’t apologize when someone …

Parenting

Photos Prove Struggling With Depression Looks Different For Everyone

Struggling with mental health looks different for everyone<p>When Milly Smith, a UK body-positive activist, was a teen, she went to a doctor and told …

30-Minute Meal-Prep Recipes So You Aren't Spending Sunday in the Kitchen

Meal prep is meant to be a simplifying strategy, designed to make healthy eating quick and effortless throughout the week. But when you’re spending …

Healthy Eating

Kate McKinnon Makes First Public Appearance With Her Girlfriend

Kate McKinnon won her second consecutive Emmy for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series on Sunday, and the evening also marked the</i> …