Dina Gilio-Whitaker
In this era of heightened awareness about the offensiveness of Indian mascots it seems shocking when a publicly funded institution like a school refuses to abolish one—especially a...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
A newly released book is helping reshape a subject little known to most U.S. citizens—the hidden history of Indian slavery...
Mauna Kea Protectors Halt Construction
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
This time a year ago activists were busy bringing attention to their opposition to the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope to be built atop the most sacred of all places in Hawaii, Mau...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
A middle school teacher on the verge of retirement was put on administrative leave last week for giving a word-based math “test” full of racist and sexist stereotypes...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) recently concluded its annual meeting, held May 18-21...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
A group of Native Americans and environmentalists are fighting to protect a 400-acre property from development in Newport Beach, California...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
For several weeks now Native American leaders have been talking about proposed changes for Indigenous Peoples in the United Nations system...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Every four years Americans engage in what they believe is the most sacred of public rituals: voting for president. It’s a time when those who are most marginalized in society believe they have a say in decisions that will affect them....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
A controversial California State Parks proposal may result in local tribes having to pay to access traditional sites along the coast in Sonoma County north of San Francisco, accord...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

The social revolution of the 1960’s and 70’s was a time of positive change for American Indian people and America in general....