Racism

June 19, 2014
By:
Ray Cook

Actor Chief Dan George said it best when describing the post-civil war, new model of Indian survival in the classic movie, The Outlaw Josey Wales, “We shall endeavor to persevere.” Yesterday, the United States Patent and Trademark Office decided that the term Redskins when applied to spo

June 18, 2014
By:
Adrian Jawort

To many American Indians living on a desolate and rural reservation out west where issues like extreme poverty, substance and sexual abuse, and violence and suicide reign supreme, the popular media focus these days of the Washington Redskins mascot debate can seem baffling.

June 13, 2014
By:
Peter d'Errico

A new book by Gary Anderson, Ethnic Cleansing and the Indian, is bound to attract attention as a "pro-Indian" book. The subtitle, "The Crime That Should Haunt America," will provoke people who minimize the violence against Native Peoples throughout American history.

June 06, 2014
By:
Steven Newcomb

A couple of years ago, US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was at a function that Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) was also attending. Upon hearing that Congressman Cole is from the Chickasaw Nation, Scalia said: “Don't forget you belong to a conquered race.”

June 01, 2014
By:
Naomi Brisley

 “People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.” -Søren Kierkegaard

May 28, 2014
By:
Larry Spotted Crow Mann

Music is a form of art. For the musician it is a way to express their form of originality, talent and or knowledge on the form of art they are presenting.

May 24, 2014
By:
Carolina Castoreno

With identity misappropriation being a regular occurrence these days, my duties as a Native activist have kept me fairly busy.

May 21, 2014
By:
Cedric Sunray

“NCAI condemns Donald Sterling’s appalling comments regarding African Americans. There is no place in modern society for that kind of hatred and discrimination.

May 16, 2014
By:
David E. Wilkins
In 1851 an exasperated Hugh Swinton Legare, the U.S.
May 11, 2014
By:
Jeffrey Ian Ross

Like an argument around the family dinner table, it's a national debate that seems to never end: Is it fair, nice, intolerant, insulting, or irrelevant to continue to use American Indian names in our sports teams?.

May 10, 2014
By:
Peter d’Errico

Many critics of a certain football team's use of the "R" word concede that there is no "free speech" issue.

May 05, 2014
By:
DaShanne Stokes

Hate speech is any speech or form of expression that offends, threatens, or insults a group based on their race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, and other traits.

Nicholet Deschine
April 29, 2014
By:
Nicholet Deschine

Daniel Snyder, the owner of the Washington NFL team recently called on people to “focus on reality” and in discussing his Original Americans Foundation said “I think it tells you that we did our homework – unlike a lot of people.” Snyder further stated “We understand the issues out there, and we’

April 27, 2014
By:
DaShanne Stokes

On March 24, Dan Snyder issued a letter to the devout fans of his beloved Washington Red*kins announcing the creation of the “Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation.” The announcement served as a rallying cry for all those who support the Red*kins and other ethnic team names and mascot

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