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By Associated Press
As the Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Indigenous Child Welfare Act, many Native Americans anxiously await the outcome. The law governs the removal of Native American children from their homes and where they are subsequently placed. It's an…
By Stephanie Sy, Karina Cuevas, Lena I. Jackson
The rural, scattered community of Squaw Valley could soon have its name changed, but residents disagree over what that would mean.
By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
The actor and activist who declined Marlon Brando's 1973 Academy Award for "The Godfather" on his behalf in an indelible protest of how Native Americans had been portrayed on screen has died.
By Jake Coyle, Associated Press
Two American Indian tribes in South Dakota have joined forces to purchase 40 acres around the Wounded Knee National Historic Landmark, the site of one of the deadliest massacres in U.S. history.
By Stephen Groves, Associated Press
By William Brangham
While inflation eased slightly last month, it continues to remain high and new data shows it's having an outsized, negative impact on Native American, Black and Latino families in particular, according to a poll out this week from NPR, the…
A CDC report finds overdose deaths rose significantly for people of color from 2019 to 2020. The synthetic opioid fentanyl is largely to blame, combined with a disruption in treatment and prevention programs during the pandemic. Dr. Edwin Chapman, who…
The Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American.
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
As efforts to fight wildfires advance, crews are doing more to avoid or minimize damage from bulldozers and other modern-day firefighting tools. Archaeologists say those efforts ensure ancient tools and dwellings are protected.
By Gabrielle Hays, Andrew Corkery
For the first time, the U.S. government released a report this month detailing the abuse and mistreatment of Native children who were forcibly sent to boarding schools in the 1800s. NewsHour’s St Louis community reporter Gabrielle Hays, who has been…
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