Partisan presidential politics are affecting Indian Country's legislative agenda.
Racial taunts directed at a girls volleyball team from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community reflect the larger societal issue of Native American oppression.
A violent, racist history has kept Native people off their ancestral lands for decades. How can we remove the barriers that still exist today?
I will keep writing every year until the deaths of Native American men and women are resolved.
While Columbus Day affirms the story of a nation created by Europeans for Europeans, Indigenous Peoples Day emphasizes Native histories and Native people.
A divided appeals court has stayed the scheduled execution of Navajo citizen Lezmond Mitchell, who is the only Native American on federal death row.
President Trump is simply just another example of the fruit produced by our white supremacist, racist, sexist and colonial foundations.
A year ago, a grim discovery was made in California. A young Native woman was found shot in the head.
Two generations saw our Inuit and Dine homelands in Northern Canada nearly destroyed. Now my way of life is one of cultural repair.
Despite racist and anti-immigrant scapegoating, data shows that most American terrorists are resentful White men inspired by White supremacist and misogynist rhetoric
While there has been a recent growing awareness of Indigenous cultures at Canadian universities, racism, violence and dismissal still dominate conversations on campus.
From freeing Indian activist Leonard Peltier to improving Indian health care, the 2020 candidates for president didn't run from the difficult issues at the historic Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.
Democratic presidential candidates are reaching out to Native voters at a historic forum in one of the most critical states in the 2020 campaign.
With a prominent Indian Country figure as a supporter, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is promising major changes in the federal-tribal relationship.
When federal agents engineered the nation’s largest single-state immigration raid in Mississippi, a network of activists knew their work was about to get much harder.
The president is a racist, but he needs to keep that hate within himself.
If we are to break the chains of 'federal trust' and colonial 'paternalism' we must know our opponents and have a strong command of our collective histories.
Attacking one of the only two Native women in Congress doesn't pay off within Democratic circles.
As the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates hit the stage for their second round of debates, some of the hopefuls are sitting down with tribal leaders.
Emyra Wajãpi was killed in an 'invasion' of his people's homelands in Brazil, tribal leaders said.
There is no doubt about it: law enforcement is racially profiling people, and weeding out the likely loiterers from the white citizenry.
The 2020 Democratic presidential field is a crowded one. Some candidates are distinguishing themselves in Indian Country.
Indian policy throughout history was meant to exterminate us, but we are still here.
I endured a war on their behalf and acquired diseases as a result, yet I am still a 'damn Indian.'
Throughout history, Native Americans have been subjected to federal laws that are offensive, immoral and outright racist.
'When President Trump attacks people of color to advance his racist, fascist agenda, we have a duty to call it what it is,' one leading Democrat said.
'Those Tweets were NOT Racist. I don’t have a Racist bone in my body!' the president asserted as lawmakers voted along party lines to condemn comments directed at minority women of Congress.
A panel of progressive women of color in Congress talked about why they ran for office and what they hoped to do. President Trump responded on Twitter.
Even on my own reservation, ignorance about Hispanic culture abounds.
It appears that the Republicans no longer have a party, they have a cult.
Wes Studi will make Oscar history by receiving an Academy of Motion Pictures honorary award in October 2019.
Drawing inspiration from the late Frank LaMere, Native activists are taking aim at the seemingly endless cycle of addiction and poverty.
I consider the desecration of the Black Elk monument a racist act, an affront to an idea that we all must do what we can to see ourselves clearly and try to bridge the gaps between unlike groups.
A slavery reparations hearing on Juneteenth represented the result of centuries of work.
The U.S. called the December 29, 1890, attack on Wounded Knee a 'battle' but the Lakota people know it as a massacre of a peaceful encampment.
I congratulate our brave Native activists and those who dared to run for offices held by Whites here since the founding.
The murder and disappearance of Indigenous women and girls are occurring at stunning rates at both sides of the Medicine Line, with shared historical reasons.
Land bills for tribes in California, Minnesota and Washington, plus a bill affecting a disputed treaty in Oregon, are on the Capitol Hill agenda.
If hockey is to bring people together and foster what’s best about Canada, it needs to reckon with a history of racism and settler colonialism.
Crossfire joins the long history of punk and hardcore bands that have spoken out on issues facing their communities.
A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
Jenni Monet is headed to trial this fall after arriving late to a court appearance on charges of drunken driving and resisting arrest in New Mexico.
Nazism and White Supremacy have no place in this land of our ancestors.
'The monument was part of a larger effort to rewrite the history books,' said lawmaker Shane Morigeau, a citizen of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Reporting on Indigenous peoples has increased the pressure to acknowledge everyday racism, institutional racism and the challenges of reconciliation.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney was at the White House but won't say whether tribal legislation came up before President Trump tweeted about it.
A tweet about Pocahontas spooked Republicans on Capitol Hill. Indian Country was the loser.
Community members are calling for the ouster of the interim chief executive officer and the clinical director of the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas.
Are you ready for the Duluth Eskimos? Because someone in the NFL thinks it's 'cool.'
Launched in February, the show has covered indigenous feminism, food sovereignty, and DNA tests, among other topics.
'The battle continues, I am not surrendering,' disgraced sheriff Joe Arpaio said.
Amateur white American archaeologists and collectors are still influenced by the right of conquest mentality.
The incredible brutality of Euro-America law toward us is no longer tolerable.
Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.
Journalist Jenni Monet is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest in an incident she is blaming on racial profiling.
An office of the Chickasaw Nation was defaced with the words 'Indians will be gassed' and 'Savages' along with symbols of White supremacy.
The U.S. forced its plenary power on our people and basically negated the old traditional system and any opportunity to prosper.
If we add up all the ways that Canadian governments have oppressed Indigenous peoples over the centuries, those governments bear a weighty burden.