Discrimination

March 25, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

A little-noticed definition of “civilization” is this: “the forcing of a particular cultural pattern on a population to whom it is foreign.” The key word is “forcing,” which implies some agency that engages in the process of forcing a particular cultural pattern on a population or nation.

March 24, 2015
By:
Mike Myers

I was visiting my friend and some of his relatives yesterday and we were discussing the usual happenings on the rez and Indian country in general.

March 19, 2015
By:
Rinku Sin

The conversation on race in our country is changing. Once a subject left to be discussed by civil rights leaders, organizers and a few non-profits, race is now a topic for many.

March 18, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

Some people may consider my many columns about domination to be an exercise in hyperbole.

March 16, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in the federal court appeal of the U.S.

March 14, 2015
By:
Harlan McKosato

Some of my fondest memories attending the University of Oklahoma were whipping up on frat boys on the intramural football fields and basketball courts in the mid-to-late 1980s. They couldn’t stand me. I was their antithesis.

March 12, 2015
By:
Jacqueline Keeler

In 1968, Vine Deloria, Jr.

March 08, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

In the 1901 U.S. Supreme Court case Barker v. Harvey, Alejandro Barker and other family members claimed a title to lands in California.

March 05, 2015
By:
Karlene Hunter

There has been a lot of media lately regarding cultural insensitivity and/or ignorance at the Oscars and New York City’s Fashion Week. There's always media attention when celebrities are involved.

March 04, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

In a February 17, 2015 article titled “Lake was never given to the tribe” posted on DailyWorld.com, Guy Boudia builds his argument on a tacit and flimsy premise of Christian domination.

March 03, 2015
By:
Stanley Heller

How can we help in an effort to change the mascot of a North Haven (Conn.) high school away from the “Indians”? An alumnus, Talia Gallagher, who is now a student at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. started a petition campaign to change the name.

February 28, 2015
By:
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

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.

February 26, 2015
By:
Stanley Heller

At the start of December I came late to a Ferguson protest being held in New Haven and started video recording. Happily I got a good chunk of the remarks of an American Indian student at Yale, Sebastian Medina-Tayac. It’s here entitled

February 25, 2015
By:
Julianne Jennings

There is Women's History Month, Native American History Month, Latino History Month, Jewish American History Month, LGBT Pride Month, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and so on.

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