Native America Calling: Defending against the war on books by Native authors (October 19, 2023)Teachers, librarians, authors, and literary advocates are struggling to keep books about Native issues in public classrooms and libraries.
Few states make the grade when it comes to tribal inclusion in voting maps (October 12, 2023)Tribes must be included “from the very beginning” of the redistricting process in order to ensure American Indian and Alaska Native voices are heard at the polls.
New York bans use of Native mascots in public schools (April 20, 2023)Public schools in New York will no longer be allowed to use mascots, symbols or depictions of Native people.
Native America Calling: Erasing tribes in South Dakota schools (April 18, 2023)Tribal nations are opposing new South Dakota social studies standards that exclude them from history in the state.
Native America Calling: Unequal discipline for Native students (January 5, 2023)An investigative report in New Mexico finds Native students are expelled at a far greater rate than their white counterparts.
ProPublica: Native students face harsher discipline in New Mexico (January 2, 2023)In New Mexico, Native students are expelled far more often than any other group and at least four times as often as white students.
‘Maybe they don’t want our business’: Hotel rates explode during Native event (December 13, 2022)People headed to a Native basketball, educational and cultural tournament were shocked to learn that some hotels were charging more than $2,000 a night.
Native artists ‘left hanging’ after big event fizzles out (April 16, 2022)An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.
Winnebago Tribe takes action to address marriage controversy (April 13, 2022)A young voice from the Winnebago Tribe spurred big change and helped address anti-LGBTQ actions in the community.
Federal investigation sought into ban of Native people at hotel (March 30, 2022)The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate a business that has banned Native patrons.
Harold Frazier: ‘No Indians allowed’ — even on our own homelands (March 23, 2022)When those wagons first began their way to break treaties and settle on our territory we were classified as lesser beings and genocide was justified as such.
Google Doodle celebrates Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley (June 28, 2021)Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for the equal treatment of Native women in Canada, is the Google Doodle for June 28, 2021.
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