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How Washington Has Hurt Native Americans

If the idea behind U.S. policy in the early 20th century was either to help Indians or to help white settlers, the easiest way of accomplishing this …

Forests

The Native American, the Palestinian: A Spirited Fight for Justice

Thousands of Native Americans resurrected the fighting spirit of their forefathers as they stood in unprecedented unity to contest an oil company’s …

America Hates Native Americans

Did that get your attention?<p>While America prides itself on its all-inclusive ideals, I dare to say that none of them apply to Native Americans.<p>Since the beginning of the European invasion of North America, there has been a long drawn out ethnic cleansing occurring in this part of the world.<p>We are a …

Lawrence O'Donnell

Cap leads to steep drop in First Nations students receiving post-secondary support

Number of Indigenous students receiving federal support for higher education has dropped 18.3% since 1997<p>The federal program that helps First Nations …

Federal loans available for tribal, citizen business endeavors

<i>Sterling Cosper/Editor</i><p><b>Citizen administering program highlights benefits</b><p>OKMULGEE, Okla. — Former Muscogee (Creek) Nation employee Michael Berryhill …

Finance

McFeely: A remarkable victory for Native Americans

And it came just moments after it looked like the government had kicked them in the teeth again.<p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, jointly with the …

Dakota Access Pipeline

First Nations leaders 'honoured and humbled' by Gord Downie's support

'Anyone else wish their heart was as big?' Canadians respond to Gord Downie's Secret Path<p>The name of an Indian residential school student who died 50 …

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Locked In

The disgrace of Indian country<p><i>Editor’s Note: In our August 29 issue, Jay Nordlinger reviewed</i> The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying …

Michelle Obama

First Nation brings fish farm protest to Vancouver

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Members of the Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw First Nation joined hands with Fraser Nations outside the Vancouver Art Gallery Monday …

Fish

First Nations’ traditional way of life good for ecology: B.C. study

Even though human activity has done harm to the environment, new research has found the traditional lifestyle of First Nations people who inhabited a stretch of coastline in British Columbia is a boon for forest ecology thousands of years later.<p>The research team surveyed Calvert and Hecate Islands, …

Cahokia: America’s Lost City

If they ever build a Wal-Mart at Machu Picchu, I will think of Collinsville Road.<p>I'm standing at the center of what was once the greatest civilization between the deserts of Mexico and the North American Arctic—America's first city and arguably American Indians' finest achievement—and I just can't …

Archaeology

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MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell on the Standing Rock protests

On MSNBC, Lawrence O'Donnell reminds us that the United States of America has awfully mistreated the people who lived on this continent before us, …

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Standing Rock: Pipeline turns dogs loose on water protectors, maces them

Today private security contractors hired by the oil companies attacked the water defenders with strike dogs and pepper spray.<p><b>Water protectors bitten</b> …

Author: Feds, not history, to blame for modern Native American woes

Naomi Schaefer Riley has gone beyond the slaying of sacred cows in her new book about federal policies toward Native Americans.

Native Americans

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Mark Salling

Journey to Pine Ridge

For Waylon Belt, hope was on horseback.<p>“This is my last resort,” Waylon said, riding a horse beside his son, Tommy and a handful of other riders just …

Hiking

Assembly of First Nations urges Canada to invest in safe drinking water

The Assembly of First Nations is calling on the government to invest immediately in First Nations' access to clean drinking water after a Globe and Mail report revealed that risky water systems pose a health threat to more than 150,000 people living on reserves.<p>In a statement Tuesday, AFN National …

Indian tribes protest pipeline route

James MacPherson<br>Credit: AP <br>In this Aug. 26, 2016, photo, Monte Lovejoy, a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian …

South Dakota

Apache sisters represent state, nation

FORT APACHE RESERVATION — Two White Mountain Apache sisters are representing Indian tribes, one in the state and the other in the USA.<p>On Saturday …

Native Americans

Missisquoi Abenaki renew hope for federal recognition

SWANTON - Chief Lawrence "Moose" Lampman hopes to do what other chiefs before him, including his father, failed to do.<p>He wants to obtain federal …

Public asked for help in solving disappearance of 21-year-old Manitoba woman

Christine Wood was last seen on Aug. 19 in downtown Winnipeg<p>It's been two weeks since anybody has seen or heard from Christine Wood, 21, of Oxford …

Mississauga First Nation celebrates 30 years of annual homecoming powwows

The Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Three Fires Homecoming Powwow, keeping the flame of …

Zinke and Juneau clash over Native American, rural issues in first debate

FRAZER - U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke and Democratic challenger Denise Juneau sparred on Native American, rural issues and refugee resettlements in their …

Forests

DNA Analysis Shows that Native American Genealogy is One of the Most Unique in the World

The suppression of the Native Americans and the decimation of their culture is a black page in the history of the United States. The …

Latest Celebrity News, Videos & Photos

#GrammysSoMale began trending after last weekend's show.<p>Timberlake's concert with Janet Jackson ended in controversy.<p>Markle and Harry will wed on May …

Neil Portnow

RCMP arrest Whitehorse teen in killing of First Nation girl Brandy Vittrekwa

Nearly five months after the body of a native girl was discovered on a Whitehorse walking trail, a teenaged male has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the killing that shook the local First Nation community and triggered all available RCMP resources.<p>Brandy Vittrekwa, who was …