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November 27, 2015
Gay marriage is legal but not on tribal lands
Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife ...
November 25, 2015
Native Americans in Louisiana swamps seek tribal recognition
Giovanni R. Santini has done just about all he could to prove he's an American Indian over the decades he's lived in his ...
November 19, 2015
Nat Geo movie tells gritty Pilgrims' tale
With its political infighting, tip-of-the-arrow diplomacy and climactic decapitation scene, the National Geographic Channel's ...
November 17, 2015
House bill would allow tribes to set own labor rules
Native American tribes could have more autonomy in setting their own labor rules under legislation passed by the House.
November 15, 2015
Disagreements threaten uneasy truce between tribes, Maine
Eighty-one years after a neglected tribal water supply caused a devastating outbreak of typhoid fever and a century after the ...
November 09, 2015
South Dakota tribe burned pot crop for fear of federal raid
A South Dakota American Indian tribe that sought to open the nation's first marijuana resort burned its crop after federal ...
November 05, 2015
Tribes get access to US crime databases in push to close gap
Ten American Indian tribes are gaining access to national criminal databases after a deadly shooting in Washington state ...
November 05, 2015
Adidas offers to help eliminate Native American mascots
Adidas is offering to help high schools nationwide drop Native American mascots. The athletic shoe and apparel maker said ...
November 03, 2015
Q&A: Nebraska lands again at center of Keystone XL debate
Nebraska is again at the center of the political debate over the Keystone XL pipeline as the company behind the project asks ...
October 30, 2015
Indigenous Games bring fashion to Brazil's interior
Forget New York, Milan or even Paris: With nearly 2,000 native people from around the world rocking their finest traditional ...
October 28, 2015
US official: Congress shouldn't control tribal recognition
A Republican proposal to let only Congress decide whether American Indian tribes deserve federal recognition threatens the ...
October 21, 2015
Canada elects record number of aboriginals to Parliament
Justin Trudeau was not the only winner in Canada's election this week: The country's aboriginal community saw a record 10 ...
October 16, 2015
Policy makes Plan B more accessible to American Indian women
The federal Indian Health Service has finalized a policy that makes emergency contraception more accessible to American ...
October 12, 2015
Review: 'Dark Reservations' is briskly paced novel
"Dark Reservations" (Minotaur Books), by John Fortunato Politics, greed and Native American artifacts provide a sturdy ...
October 11, 2015
More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day
More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day this year as they revive a movement to change the name of the ...
October 01, 2015
Wyoming man pleads guilty in killing at detox center
A Wyoming man pleaded guilty Thursday in the shooting of two American Indian men that exposed racial tensions in a ...
September 30, 2015
Bush says NFL's Washington Redskins name not offensive
Delving into a decades-long controversy, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said the name of the Washington Redskins ...
September 30, 2015
Q&A: A look at the proposal for US-Hawaiian relationship
It will be up to the Native Hawaiian community to create its own government — if it chooses to do so, federal officials said ...
September 27, 2015
Vandals strike mission days after pope canonizes Serra
Vandals defaced a statue of Father Junipero Serra at the Carmel Mission, where the remains of the recently canonized ...
September 23, 2015
Pope canonizes 18th-century missionary; not everyone happy
An 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast was elevated to sainthood Wednesday by Pope ...