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Nanette Deetz
10/14/15
A Sunrise Ceremony was held on Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Alcatraz Island to celebrate “523 years of indigenous resistance, honor our ancestors and future generations,” according t...
David Vergun
12/10/14
Military service for Muskogee and other Native American tribes is more than just a civic duty, said Harry Beaver. For them, the warrior spirit is a way of life...
Simon Moya-Smith
12/1/14

“What are you writing?” the man at the bar asked me.

“A piece on Turkey’s president who recently said Muslims – not Columbus – discovered America.”

“Well …. did they?”

“Of course not!” I blurted. “And neither did the Jews.”

“So it was Columbus, then. …”...

This week’s featured image of Easter Island sculptures is connected to a new article in Current Biology, a scientific

Steve Russell
11/28/14
Anheuser-Busch announced that the Clydesdales would not appear in Budweiser's holiday advertising campaign this year...
Kevin Leecy
10/31/14

In Germany, students in grades K-12 receive mandatory instruction about the Holocaust. In South Africa, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission bore witness to the injustices of Apartheid....

Dwanna L. Robertson
3/31/14

When Christine Fallin, daughter of Oklahoma governor, Mary Fallin, released a photo of herself wearing a headdress on March 6, she sparked outrage among people who belong to the 37-plus Native Nations established in Oklahoma and across Indian country, in general....

Steve Russell
2/28/14
There’s an Internet meme going around that the name for a group of baboons is a “congress.” Very funny, but untrue...
Simon Moya-Smith
1/22/14

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson is a bigot and a braggart.

But so what?

This piece really has nothing to do with that thug in a suit. There will always be racists with dull skulls and deep pockets, and they will get elected to office....

Dwanna L. Robertson
11/19/13

Recently, a tanning salon advertisement touted that Indians not only brought corn to the first Thanksgiving, they brought “sexy color.” After complaints (one of which was mine), the ad was taken...

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