Discrimination

May 29, 2016
By:
Debra Haaland

As the Democratic State Party Chair, I’m very proud to have the opportunity to lead our Party here in New Mexico in an important Presidential Election. Part of my job is to ensure that our message reaches voters.

May 28, 2016
By:
Harlan McKosato

The Washington Post poll that came out last week showing that nine out of 10 Native Americans surveyed did not find the term Redsk*ns offensive drew outrage from Indians all over the internet, and from tribal leaders and scholars who have been leading the charge for changing the team nic

May 27, 2016
By:
Raymond Foxworth

Indian Country is abuzz over the Washington Post poll that pu

May 24, 2016
By:
Adrian Jawort

My 7-year-old daughter Aurelia was recently named a Powwow Princess of her Pretty Eagle Catholic Academy school.

May 24, 2016
By:
C. Richard King

For many, the key take away of the recent survey conducted by the Washington Post is that the vast majority of American Indians do not take offense at the name of the local professional football team.

May 13, 2016
By:
Steven Newcomb

Jody Wilson is the former Education Program Manager for the “San Salvador” build site of the San Diego Maritime Museum. She recently found on the Internet a 2014 proposal to build a statue to honor the Spanish conquistador Vasco Nuñez de Balboa.

May 03, 2016
By:
Suzan Shown Harjo

“Off the reservation” is a term I’ve heard tossed off casually by policymakers and bureaucrats from the White House to Capitol Hill, and by reporters who cover them and editors and producers who place stories and write headlines.

April 27, 2016
By:
Jennifer Denetdale

The University of New Mexico has come under criticism once again for its claims that it is a Native serving institution, and this time by Native students and their allies who regard the seal that the university uses to promote its institution as

April 25, 2016
By:
Ruth Hopkins

In the past week, Kourtney, the oldest sister of the infamous Kardashian clan, has doubled down on racism against Natives.

April 23, 2016
By:
Mike Myers

Been an interesting couple of weeks, but two things jumped out and caught my attention. At first they might seem kind of unrelated but a closer look reveals two sides of the same coin. And the coin is called racism.

April 22, 2016
By:
Nick Estes

On October 13, 2014, University of New Mexico (UNM) Native students led a campus demonstration demanding the abolition of the university's racist seal and the recognition of "Indigenous Peoples Day of Resistance and Resilience" instead of the nationally celebrated

April 19, 2016
By:
Ruth Hopkins

During the 1970s, stories of Native women being forcibly sterilized began to emerge. In these cases, consent was absent. Some were manipulated and lied to in order for the government to gain access for sterilization.

April 14, 2016
By:
Terese Mailhot

Recently, a beautiful Indigenous woman, Sharnell Paul, was barred from being featured in the Women of the Navajo calendar for being transgender.

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