Native Americans

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Claims Cherokee Ancestry. Native Americans Want To See The Receipts.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's claim to Native American ancestry is often mocked by conservatives who call her "Fauxcahontas" - and President Donald Trump, …

Conservative View

Pocahontas Problem: Boston Globe Exposes Festering Fallout From Warren's Heritage Hoax

We've never missed a chance to cover Sen. Elizabeth Warren's struggles over her shameless cultural appropriation scandal, wherein she baselessly …

Conservative View

The 12 foods Alaskans crave when they go home

Beyond the typical American fare, Alaskans have unique cuisine encompassing everything from world-class seafood to game meat. Some of our favorite …

Alaska Natives

WAPO: WH staff sought to contain Trump during shutdown

Why was Pres. Trump virtually nowhere to be seen or heard before & during the government shutdown? New reporting has some answers. GOP strategist …

Indigenous Peoples

Judge Approves Plea Deal for Red Fawn Fallis, Water Protector at Standing Rock

A judge in North Dakota has accepted a plea deal bargain for Red Fawn Fallis, a member of Denver’s indigenous community who was arrested on October …

Denver

Paper: Elizabeth Warren's 'Native American Problem' Keeps Getting Worse

With midterm elections still months down the road, pundits have already started speculating about the possible lineup of Democrats running for …

Conservative View

America as Indian Country

The omnipresence of Native Americans in popular culture.<p>I don’t often cotton to museum shows that are educational in character—when I want instruction, I’ll read something—but I love, and I wish everyone would see, “Americans,” at the National Museum of the American Indian, in Washington, D.C. It …

Culture

D.Va’s Black Cat gothic lolita skin misses the mark

D.Va is one of the most iconic characters in <i>Overwatch</i><i>.</i> Even if you don’t play the game, you’ve seen some iteration of D.Va or one of her skins in art …

South Korea

Wildlife’s Revolutionary Impact on North America

Book Review<p><b>Smalley, Andrea L. Wild by Nature: North American Animals Confront Colonization. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.</b><p>It’s not …

Indigenous Peoples

Zinke advances road through Alaska wildlife refuge

Interior Secretary Ryan ZinkeRyan Keith ZinkeMajority of National Park Service advisory board resigns amid protest Overnight Energy: Regulators say …

Lisa Murkowski

Native American talking stick used in shutdown debate

During the shutdown, a group of centrist senators debated in Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) office using a Native American talking stick to preserve …

Politics

Students craft resolution to put ‘First People’s Day’ on calendar

Dave Lieberth listens to Akron City Council discuss First People's Day on Monday at Akron Municipal Building in Akron. Students and faculty from The …

Ohio

SCOTUS Declines to Consider Whether Tribal Courts Have Jurisdiction to Adjudicate Employment Claims

Taylor L. HunterJurisdiction: 9th Circuit (incl. bankruptcy)Type of Law: Litigation / Trial PracticeLabor & EmploymentTribal Law / Indigenous Peoples

Law

How national monument designations can hurt Native Americans

As Native Americans, one thing that keeps us alive is our relationship to the land we live on. This land has always provided enough for my Navajo …

Conservation

What does Gallatin man, history teacher keep in his 'weird room'?

"I don't know if it's like an obsessive personality, but I just want to make everything — hats, belts, shoes, guns, whatever," Michael Agee said.

Middle Tennessee

Top 12 Spring Honeymoon Destinations For All Travelers

Alright Spring brides and grooms, the countdown is on! Two, three, maybe four months away from your wedding day we have to ask you…have you booked …

Weddings

Can they do that? Conservation groups say feds could be vulnerable to Izembek lawsuit

Will Monday's agreement to advance the proposed road through a remote Southwest Alaska wildlife refuge stand up in court?Even before the deal's …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

At Women’s Marches, a spotlight on missing and murdered Indigenous women

PHOENIX — In a sea of pink “pussyhats” worn at Women’s March events nationwide, it was the color red that stood out most for Native Americans and …

Indigenous Peoples

Emvpanayv: One who tells the story

<i>Gary Fife/Radio Communications Specialist</i><p><b>Federal budget problems and coins, Indian veterans monument, school avoids ‘fake’ gas attack</b><p>OKMULGEE, …

Indigenous Peoples

10 Best Spots for Trailer & Yurt Camping

AutoCamp Russian River, Guerneville, CA<p>Who said you can’t camp and enjoy the California wine country at the same time? Autocamp (<i>Airstream from</i> …

Camping

Elizabeth Warren's 'Pocahontas' Problem Could Be Her 2020 Demise — Dems and Native Americans Are Not Happy

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) unverified claim she is a descendant of Native Americans has been constant fodder for her political rivals. Now, it …

Conservative View

Women's March in Billings draws large crowd

Old and young, women, men and children, many wearing pink cat-eared caps and carrying signs, took part in the 2018 Montana Women’s March Saturday in …

Montana

Winter isn’t coming in Alaska, and people are dying

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation’s largest — and usually coldest — state.<p>Months of higher-than-normal …

Climate Change

What does the word "Chicago" actually mean?

The Windy City of Chicago is known for deep dish pizza, a pretty rockin’ improv scene, and now — forever and always — the name of Kim Kardashian and …

Chicago

The Latest: Shamanism group responds to Alaska Native group

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a planned shamanism retreat in Alaska (all times local):<p>4:40 p.m.<p>A group planning a shamanism retreat in …

Alaska Natives

The American Indian museum comes of age by tackling this country’s lies

The National Museum of the American Indian has mounted an exhibition that could transform how the public thinks of the institution. Since it opened in 2004, the museum has struggled to find an audience, and to settle on a consistent approach to how it tells stories and presents information. With …

History

Elizabeth Warren’s Native American problem goes beyond politics

WASHINGTON — There’s a ghost haunting Elizabeth Warren as she ramps up for a possible 2020 presidential bid and a reelection campaign in …

Politics

25 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Debuts to Watch for in 2018

If 2017 disappointed us in a lot of ways, we can’t say it didn’t introduce to a whole stack of amazing debut novels, and we have no reason to expect …

Books

Elizabeth Warren’s Native American problem goes beyond politics

WASHINGTON — There’s a ghost haunting Elizabeth Warren as she ramps up for a possible 2020 presidential bid and a reelection campaign in …

Indigenous Peoples

The Trump Administration's Attacks on Public Lands and Waters Will Cause Irreparable Harm

The designation of a national monument protects the land from drilling, fracking, mining, logging -- protection not afforded to the majority of …

Conservation