Dina Gilio-Whitaker
6/30/15
One of the biggest challenges for indigenous people in North America (and elsewhere) arises when it comes to being seen (or not) by European settlers as peoples with legitimate sys...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
6/27/15

The Rachel Dolezal scandal came as a harsh wake-up call to the black community about what it means when people falsely claim an identity they were not born into, especially when there are tangible benefits to be gained such as scholarships or jobs....

ICTMN Staff
6/22/15
The Native American Journalists Association will honor more than 250 members for their coverage of Indian country during the 2015 NAJA Media Awards banquet on July 11...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
2/28/15

Occasionally I receive messages from readers who take issue with some of the things I write about. Sometimes they are people with no indigenous ancestry who are offended by what they see as a divisive, race-based ideology....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
2/23/15

February is Black History Month, a time to acknowledge African American contributions to the United States and celebrate black identity....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
1/15/15
American Indians excel in all walks of life, including sports, and some have become legends...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
12/9/14

Last week, President Obama went out on a political limb with his executive order allowing an estimated 5 million undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
12/2/14

On October 7, Native Hawaiians and their supporters successfully blocked a groundbreaking ceremony for the building of a new telescope atop Mauna Kea....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/26/14

“Kamau a Ea” in Hawaiian means “keeping the breath of life.” Ea is life but it can also mean sovereignty, rule, or independence. So the phrase has multiple meanings that in essence equates sovereignty with life....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/21/14

Much to-do has been made of the recent passage of the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act (TGWEA)....

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