A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from a Catholic boys’ high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington.
By Adam Beam, Brian Melley, Associated Press
The government shutdown has affected Native American tribes who rely on federal funds allocated by treaty rights. For the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians in Wisconsin, funding goes towards services like public safety and elder healthcare. Now the tribe is…
The pain is especially deep in tribal communities with high rates of poverty and unemployment, where one person often supports an extended family.
By Felicia Fonseca
Tribal and federal officials celebrated the return Wednesday of dozens of cultural items to Acoma Pueblo's nearly 1,000-year-old village in New Mexico after the tribe spent years pressing for the repatriations of ceremonial items from galleries, auction houses and private…
By Mary Hudetz, Associated Press
When Allison Adelle Hedge Coke wrote her poem “America, I Sing Back,” she considered each word a note in a larger song about the nation. “I thought about America singing. That’s why this poem is a song -- a voice…
By James MacPherson, Associated Press
North Dakota's law requires voters to show ID with a residential street address, which American Indians have argued is not always evident on reservations.
By Keith Kintigh, The Conversation
About 30,000 legally mandated archaeological investigations are conducted each year in the U.S. These projects are usually documented only in so-called “gray literature” reports that, in most cases, are not readily accessible, even to professional archaeologists.
Tommy Orange's acclaimed debut novel "There There" explores through a dozen characters what it means to be Native American in an urban setting. Jeffrey Brown reports.
There is a heated battle in one Utah county over voting district lines and the effect on Native American representation. Last year, a federal judge ruled that the districts had been gerrymandered by lumping the Navajo into a single bloc,…
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