Discrimination

March 13, 2012
By:
Suzan Shown Harjo

After waiting in vain for five years for its public schools to voluntarily eliminate Native race-based sports stereotypes, Oregon is on the verge of making it mandatory.

March 11, 2012
By:
Gabrielle Tateyuskanskan

I was very disappointed to read Chuck Trimble’s mean-spirited, divisive commentary “Keeping Victimhood in Perspective.” I have never met Mr. Trimble, so I will introduce myself.

March 09, 2012
By:
Myrna Gardner

In a speech to fellow Republicans in Chicago in December 1856, Abraham Lincoln said: “Our government rests in public opinion. Whoever can change public opinion, can change the government, practically just so much.

March 08, 2012
By:
Susan Masten

Each year, International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. Thousands of events take place worldwide to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.

March 08, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

A recent article posted by UN-DESA states few causes promoted by the United Nations have generated more intense and widespread support than the campaign to promote and protect the rights of women.

February 25, 2012
By:
Chuck Trimble

Since we’re in an era in which fact, truth and accuracy are of little importance, let me use conjecture to tell about something that happened at a recent reading by the author of a new book that relates personal stories of suffering in Indian boarding schools and other vehicles of “genocide.” The

February 20, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

The strength and the endurance of racism and discrimination against American Indians are easily traced to earlier periods of our history that we are desperately trying to understand and reconcile.

February 08, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

In his Executive Order declaring November 2011 “Native American Heritage Month,” U.S. President Barack Obama said that his administration “recognizes the painful chapters in our shared history.” As a key part of that history, today marks the 125th year since the U.S.

January 31, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

It has been one year since the descendants of the Cherokee Freedmen won their long dispute against a constitutional amendment that ter

January 29, 2012
By:
Vincent Schilling

The portrayal of American Indian stereotypes: When is it all going to stop? I begin my rant on what “we as Native people” face in terms of stereotypes in media, films and even little plastic toys found in the bargain bins at thrift stores.

January 27, 2012
By:
She the Bear (Britt Reed)

As someone who is part of the Tumblr NDN community that helped piece the video together, “Shit People Say to Native Americans” with Ali (the lady in the vid) and the others, I feel it is fair to report the backstory

January 25, 2012
By:
Alex K. Jacobs

Editor’s introduction: The Washington Redskins case, the

January 16, 2012
By:
Charles Kader

Kanaretiio, identified in New York court documents as 51-year old William Roger Jock, serves as the Bear Clan representative of the Men’s Council of the Akwesasne Kanienkehaka Kaianerehkowa Kanonhsesne, or, The People of the Way of the Longhouse.

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