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 Lora Strum
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 James MacPherson, Associated Press
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,…
By Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
Distance and technology hinder the college aspirations of a surprising number of rural Americans.
Native imagery is embedded in the national subconscious, whether we're paying attention or not. A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian is titled simply "Americans" and shows how all aspects of life have been touched by…
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