Christina Rose
This Date in Native History: On February 28, 1861, parts of Utah, Kansas, Nebraska and New Mexico were joined to create the Colorado Territory, known today as the state of Colorado...
Simon Moya-Smith

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson is a bigot and a braggart.

But so what?

This piece really has nothing to do with that thug in a suit. There will always be racists with dull skulls and deep pockets, and they will get elected to office....

Brian Daffron
The federal policy of Indian Removal forced thousands of Native people of the Southeastern United States westward, with many only taking what little they could carry...
Richard Pombo

On December 17, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians celebrated the grand re-opening of its Wind Creek Casino in Wetumpka, Alabama. Normally, I would share the excitement of the Poarch over their new facility. As the former Chairman of the Resources Committee in the U.S....

Julianne Jennings

How American Indians became concentrated on reservations is a complicated story that most Americans know only very little about, let alone Italians, who have recently compared their economic crisis to that of “...

Christina Rose
This Date in Native History: Stand Watie was born Degadoga Watie on December 12, 1806 in New Echota, near present day Rome, Georgia...
Vincent Schilling
When reporting on this past weekend’s Dyersburg, Tennessee, football game, in which the Dyersburg High School Trojans played the Northside Indians, the State Gazette reported on th...
Another high school football team has used a “trail of tears” banner to allegedly taunt their visiting opponents...
The offensive “Trail of Tears” banner displayed at a November 15 football game in Alabama even prompted a response from the Cherokee Nation...
Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation has responded to an offensive banner displayed at an Alabama high school football game that has drawn national attention.
The banner, made by McAdory High Schoo...