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Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations (03/17)
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.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Eliminating racist mascot was the right thing to do (02/17)
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.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Museum hosts play and panel on Jim Thorpe repatriation dispute (02/11)
An appeals court has refused to return the remains of the legendary athlete to his sons.

Filed Under: Education
Skull reportedly from Gettysburg turns out to be Indian person (02/06)
The skull was part of a collection that was due to be auctioned last year

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
3rd Circuit won't reconsider decision in Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case (02/04)
The legendary athlete's sons can now petition the Supreme Court to review the dispute.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: It's time to bring Jim Thorpe home to Oklahoma (12/22)
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
3rd Circuit won't force town to repatriate Jim Thorpe's remains (10/23)
The legendary athlete's sons want to bring him home to Oklahoma where he was due to be buried in 1953.

Filed Under: Education | National
Student newspaper punished over refusal to print the R-word (09/18)
The paper's student co-editor was suspended for a month and the faculty adviser was suspended for two days.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Town appeals decision to return Jim Thorpe's remains to family (09/05)
Opening briefs are due September 23 in the repatriation case of Jim Thorpe, the legendary athlete whose remains are buried in Pennsylvania.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Death rate cover-up at Carlisle Indian School (09/05)
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.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education
Column: Winnebago woman was one of first Indian film stars (06/18)
Lillian St. Cyr, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, was a film star who Carlisle Indian School.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Community to appeal decision in Jim Thorpe reburial dispute (05/13)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: A final resting place for the legendary Jim Thorpe (04/30)
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...

Filed Under: Education
Oneida Nation makes donation to American Revolution museum (07/10)
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...

Filed Under: Sports
Hockey team ignores national trend and picks an Indian mascot (05/25)
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...

Filed Under: Law | National
NPR: A truly heartbreaking story of Jim Thorpe and his burial (03/26)
"MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time to open up the pages of the Washington Post Magazine. That's something...

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
WaPo: Jim Thorpe's sons battle to rebury him in Oklahoma (03/16)
"Funerals, like weddings, can be messy family affairs. Not everything goes according to plan. Emotions run high. Even pleasant people can be tense. Few people who met Patsy Thorpe —...

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Father and son working to return Jim Thorpe home (02/22)
"Two injustices were thrust upon Jim Thorpe, a Native American from the Sac and Fox Indian Tribe who was arguably the world's greatest athlete. The first occurred in 1913, six...

Filed Under: Education
American Philosophical Society opens audio archives to tribes (02/16)
The American Philosophical Society is inviting tribes to examine its collection of 3,000 recordings in Native languages. Some of the recordings are more than 100 years old. They represent conversations,...

Filed Under: Law
Judge allows NAGPRA suit over reburial of Jim Thorpe remains (11/30)
A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to rebury the remains of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe in Oklahoma. Thorpe is buried in Pennsylvania. His sons, supported...

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