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Native Americans mourn on Thanksgiving: ‘No reason to celebrate’

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Thursday’s solemn National Day of Mourning observance in downtown Plymouth, Massachusetts, will recall the disease and oppression they say European settlers brought to North America. "We Native people have no reason ...

More Native American chefs are opening restaurants — with future generations and sustainability in mind

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Crystal Wahpepah has made it her mission to share her Indigenous community's rarely seen foods with the world. Wahpepah, who is Kickapoo and Sac and Fox, recently opened Wahpepah's Kitchen, the newest Indigenous res...

Biden to propose 20-year ban on new oil drilling near Native American site in New Mexico

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President Joe Biden will announce Monday a proposal for a 20-year ban on new oil and gas drilling near Chaco Canyon in New Mexico -- one of the oldest Native American sites in the US -- White House officials said. T...

Biden to sign order to address ‘epidemic’ of missing, murdered Native Americans at White House summit

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President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order Monday directing federal agencies, including the departments of Justice, Interior and Homeland Security, to create a strategy addressing what the administra...

‘Dehumanizing’ and ‘racist.’ Native leaders decry Braves’ ‘Tomahawk chop’ ahead of World Series game in Atlanta

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Native groups and advocates are demanding that the Atlanta Braves eliminate the "Tomahawk chop" symbol and gesture from its branding and game day traditions, saying the team is perpetuating racist stereotypes as the...

Kamala Harris denounces European explorers for ushering in ‘wave of devastation’ for Native Americans

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"Since 1934, every October, the United States has recognized the voyage of the European explorers who first landed on the shores of the Americas," said Harris. "But that is not the whole story. That has never been th...

Minnetonka shoe brand apologizes for profiting off Native American imagery

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Minnetonka, a popular Minnesota-based shoe brand known for its moccasins, has apologized to Native communities across the country for profiting off of designs inspired by Native culture. The apology from Minnetonka ...

Native American tribes sue Wisconsin to stop planned gray wolf hunt

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Six Native American tribes are suing the state of Wisconsin, claiming that the state's planned wolf hunts go against their treaty-protected rights. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday by six Ojibwe tribes, comes months afte...

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information on the disappearance of Native American woman

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The FBI has announced a reward for information on Mary Johnson, a Native American woman who went missing from the Tulalip Reservation in Washington state in December 2020. The agency is offering $ 10,000 for inform...

Fred Dakota, Native American gambling pioneer, dies at 84

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Dakota, a former leader of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, died Monday at his home in Baraga, according to Reid Funeral Service. The cause was not disclosed. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Tribal offic...

Why the jump in the Native American population may be one of the hardest to explain

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The Native American population grew to its largest size in generations after years of fighting for an accurate Census tally. The jump was surprising, experts and advocates say, and much more complicated than the res...

Colorado governor rescinds 1864 order encouraging the massacre of Native Americans

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More than 150 years ago, leaders in Colorado issued proclamations urging citizens to kill Native Americans in the area. That order was never officially rescinded -- until now. On Tuesday, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis s...

Native Hawaiians ‘reclaim’ surfing with Moore’s Olympic gold

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Her mother — crowned the Honolulu Lei Queen in 2016 — had given her the flower hair clip before she left for Tokyo to remind the only Native Hawaiian Olympic surfer of where she came from. At this pinnacle point, Moo...

Washington Football Team bans wearing Native American headdresses and face paint at home games

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The Washington Football Team has released its new fan protocol ahead of the 2021 season and the organization announced fans will no longer be allowed to wear Native American-inspired headdresses and face paint into ...

Washington Football Team bans fans from wearing Native American headdresses, face paint

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The change was announced Wednesday with other updated stadium policies and protocols, including unvaccinated guests being required to wear masks and the return of tailgating. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . ...

Accusations of Native Americans being racially profiled expose a divide in a South Dakota city

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The fallout from a police officer who followed a car thinking the man behind the wheel was Native American is testing the fragility of race relations in a South Dakota city. The police officer in Rapid City resigne...

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