On the 2020 presidential campaign trail, Democratic candidates are striving to stand out within a crowded field. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, now polling second to former Vice President Joe Biden, sought Monday to restore her credibility with Native American voters.
The Massachusetts senator said at the start of her appearance at a forum on Native American issues that she was sorry for the harm she caused over claims of her heritage.
By Elana Schor, Josh Funk, Associated Press
Master artists from around the world gather in Santa Fe, New Mexico, each summer for the International Folk Art Market. The world's largest folk art market, it aims to preserve cultural traditions and foster economic opportunity. But it holds special…
By Kathleen McCleery
Traditionally, movies and books about Native American life have focused on tragedy and defeat. Now, a new work of history and reporting urges readers to consider a more complex culture that is not only still living, but evolving. Jeffrey Brown…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
By Christopher Livesay, Melanie Saltzman
The Native American tribe Tohono o’odham in Arizona has a significant stake in the ongoing conflict in Congress about whether to fund President Trump’s $5.7 billion border wall. The tribe’s reservation, about the size of Connecticut, spans both countries, and…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Some justices said they fear a ruling for the Muscogee Creek Nation could have big consequences for criminal cases, but also tax and other regulatory issues on more than 3 million acres of Creek Nation territory, including most of Tulsa,…
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
School children in the U.S. often celebrate Thanksgiving by dressing up as pilgrims and “Indians.” But these traditions tend to perpetuate myths that are offensive to Native American communities. Education correspondent Kavitha Cardoza takes a look at a new movement…
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
On South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, a substantial number of Native households earn income by creating and selling art. But many of these residents lack access to the transportation and financing that would enable them to market and grow their…
By Associated Press
An analysis conducted by a Stanford University professor concluded Warren's ancestry is mostly European but also strongly supports the existence of a Native American ancestor.
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