Tara Houska
“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” Every year, school children across the United States will learn this poem; each October, federal employees will get a day off to honor a ...
Richard Walker
Here are a few of the headlines to watch for in Northwest Native America over the next few months...
Suzan Shown Harjo
FAME – Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team for winning the silver medal in the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship Games...
Gabriela Maya Bernadett
Months after the annual federal holiday in October honoring Christopher Columbus, a Tucson-based organization continues to work to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day ...
Tataviam Members Welcome Walkers Flag
Kimia Fatehi
The replacement of “Columbus Day” with “Indigenous Peoples Day” in an area that has maintained a longstanding history of illegal land dispossessions from the local tribe could be c...
Steven Newcomb

A noticeable trend has emerged in recent years as more and more cities in the United States drop “Columbus Day” in favor of “Indigenous Peoples Day.” This name change is considered to be a great improvement by those who know that Columbus Day stands for a bloody expansion of empire and colonizati...

Amanda Blackhorse
Violence Near the Border A week ago, I marched with The Red Nation and allies in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico...
Natives at Dartmouth IPD Signs
Jacqueline Keeler
Once again Dartmouth College, home of the Ivy League’s largest Native American student program was in the news in a negative light...
Harlan McKosato
Albuquerque was one of many cities in the U.S. to proclaim the second Monday in October Indigenous Peoples’ Day, basically shunning the traditional Columbus Day celebration...