Gregory Smithers
7/5/15

The past two weeks has reminded Americans of just hard it is to escape the legacy of the Civil War. The Confederate battle flag—a symbol of racism for millions—appears on everything from license plates to string bikinis....

Richard L. Thornton
1/23/15

I don’t want to talk about it! They treated us worse than the coloreds.” ...

Kristi Eaton
12/10/14
As a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Rev. Chebon Kernell has seen firsthand the struggles Native communities face...
Steve Russell
11/10/14
Pulitzer Prize winning Kiowa author N...
Cristina Olds
6/25/13
In this country’s not so distant past, many Native American youths were involuntarily enrolled in government-run boarding schools, distancing them from their families and cultures...
Cedric Sunray
6/16/13

Lindy Waters (Kiowa/Cherokee) was a former stand out collegiate basketball player, but you won’t hear him talk too much about that. Today his life is consumed as a father of four, administrator at the University of Oklahoma, and Indian community advocate....

Julianne Jennings
6/3/13

Mainstream America has effectively marginalized our inherited way of being and, although restricted, it is still very much alive despite the history and purpose of the Europeans, which was to produce people who might appear to be “look-like Indians,” but shall be European in spirit and habits of...

Lynn Armitage
5/3/13
In 2002, a group of retired men began hiking together once a week in the Southern Appalachian Mountains and started finding old, scenic trails they claimed nobody knew about...
DaShanne Stokes
3/26/13

The recent arrest of Wayland Gray, a Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen, has set off a firestorm of criticism against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians....

Dwanna L. Robertson
9/17/12

With football and the fall season—which is always tough for Native folks because of the U.S.’s insistence on honoring Columbus, the awful Pocahontas Halloween costumes, and the ever-present Thanksgiving mythology of the goodness of the pilgrims and the simple-mindedness of Indigenous people—fast...

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