The U.S. Army is reaching out to Indian Country to help identify tribal youth who died while attending the infamous Carlisle boarding school.
Four students who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania are being returned to their tribal families.
The discovery of a skull on a library shelf highlights the long history of treating Native ancestors as collector's items.
A delegation from the Northern Arapaho Tribe came to the former Carlisle boarding school to reclaim the remains of three young students but only two were identified.
A delegation from the Northern Arapaho Tribe is overseeing the disinterment of three children who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
The tribe was the first nation to join America as an ally during the Revolutionary War.
A man painted in red-face portrays Mamachtaga, a Lenape man who was found guilty of murder in present-day Pennsylvania.
Army general Richard Henry Pratt believed the best way to treat an Indian person was to 'Kill the Indian in him and save the man.'
Native American delegates, state representatives, candidates, leaders and supporters from over 100 tribal nations went to Philadelphia last week to hear Hillary Clinton accept her party’s nomination for president.
Native citizens warned of disaster should Republican rival Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
More than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for their last session at the party's convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The roll call included some historic firsts -- Deb Haaland in traditional Pueblo dress and Shawn Bordeaux speaking the Lakota language.
Whether it was a hospitality tent hosted by the Cherokee Nation or meetings among American Indian and Alaska Native delegates, Democrats expressed pride in their prominent roles within the party.
More than 100 Native Democrats and their allies gathered for the session on the first day of the party's convention in Pennsylvania.
Joshuaa Brubaker was protesting the sale of the Wounded Knee massacre site when he was arrested for flying the flag at his home in Pennsylvania.
We don't see climate change as a warning, but more a ticking clock, and the time for action is late.
Tribal members held sites at the site and visited the cemetery, where at least three young Seneca are buried.
The children who were sent away long ago, only to die in an unfamiliar place far away from their families, are coming home.
Some of their graves are marked with names but at least one reads 'Unknown' as youth from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe discovered during a visit to the site.
Three tribes are engaged in government-to-government talks to reclaim their loved ones from a cemetery at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
The U.S. Army promised to help return the remains, with one official offering an apology for the situation.
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Northern Arapaho Tribe and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are meeting with federal and military officials to discuss the young ones who are buried at Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
Donald Trump is all but certain to clinch the GOP nomination. Hillary Clinton remains in the lead on the Democratic side.
Democrat Hillary Clinton has all but secured her party's nomination while Republican Donald Trump is getting closer to his goal.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.
The Sicangu Youth Council is asking local families to search their family tree to see if they could possibly be related to any of the students buried in the cemetery in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Spirit is believed to be guiding the efforts of a group of young people in their quest to have human remains disinterred and returned to tribal lands.
The tribe started the effort in 2007 but has faced opposition from the Army War College the military institution that occupies the site of the former Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
The tribal youth council visited Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania last summer and were motivated to bring their relatives back home.
The Northern Arapaho Tribe's historic preservation officer said more than 200 Arapaho students died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
Everywhere that my family members lived became part of Indian Country to me and I never saw that distance from the reservation as being that far or really that long ago.
The U.S. Supreme Court put an end to a Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act case that sought the reburial of the legendary athlete.
Hopes for the reburial of the legendary athlete Jim Thorpe, who was a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, have been dashed by the high court.
What has happened to our Lenape Nation with regard to our vast territory in lower New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania, is prototypical of the Doctrine of Christian Domination and Dehumanization.
The tribe has a long connection with the Catholic Church that dates back to the 1600s.
As the leader of the Catholic Church bestows sainthood upon the founder of the brutal Indian mission system in California, tribal members will be observing a Day of Mourning.
Cases affecting the boundary of the Omaha Reservation, the immunity of the Kialegee Tribal Town and the repatriation of Olympic athlete Jim Thorpe are among those being reviewed.
The petition to move the remains of the greatest athlete this planet ever produced from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma is surely being examined this summer with a special level of intrigue by the justices and their inner circle.
The Apache Stronghold group will be crossing several states as they make their way to Washington, D.C., for events on July 21 and July 22.
The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund and current and former members of Congress are supporting repatriation of the legendary athlete.
The burial site of Native American sports legend Jim Thorpe matters deeply to his sons and members of the Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma.
The effort comes as the tribe and the surviving sons of the legendary athlete filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court.
The legendary athlete was about to buried on tribal land in Oklahoma in 1953 when his widow had the body taken to Pennsylvania instead.
The Delaware Nation, the Delaware Tribe and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community are sending 15 youth to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.
When I raised my hand to vote in a classroom at Neshaminy High School nearly 18 months ago, I was unaware of the battle I was about to ignite as editor-in-chief of The Playwickian, my school's newspaper.
An appeals court has refused to return the remains of the legendary athlete to his sons.
The skull was part of a collection that was due to be auctioned last year
The legendary athlete's sons can now petition the Supreme Court to review the dispute.
After his death in April 1953 his third wife Patricia Askew Thorpe, a non-Indian, burst into Thorpe’s traditional Sac and Fox funeral wake with Oklahoma state troopers at her side.
The legendary athlete's sons want to bring him home to Oklahoma where he was due to be buried in 1953.
The paper's student co-editor was suspended for a month and the faculty adviser was suspended for two days.
Opening briefs are due September 23 in the repatriation case of Jim Thorpe, the legendary athlete whose remains are buried in Pennsylvania.
The research of Preston McBride, a recent graduate of Dartmouth’s MALS graduate program, sheds new light on the history of the Carlisle Indian school and the place in history of the school’s founder Capt. Richard Henry Pratt.
Lillian St. Cyr, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, was a film star who Carlisle Indian School.
The remains of Jim Thorpe won't be returned to Oklahoma any time soon despite a federal judge's decision favoring the legendary athlete's sons. Judge A. Richard Caputo ordered the borough...
The New York Times on the battle to rebury the remains of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe in Oklahoma: A bittersweet restlessness has long been tied to the legend of Jim...
The Oneida Nation of New York will make a donation to the Museum of the American Revolution in Pennsylvania. The Oneidas sided with the colonists during the Revolutionary War. They...
A new North American Hockey League Junior A team in Pennsylvania will be known as the "Tomahawks." The Johnstown Tomahawks also have an Indian-themed logo. It's an Indian head...
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