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Government and Native Americans

Julian Brave NoiseCat

Native Children Are Facing A 'National Emergency.' Now Congress Is Pushing To Address It. | Julian Brave NoiseCat | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics

Robert Looks Twice grew up in a trailer with his grandmother, uncle and eight cousins on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Looks Twic...

Holocaust Museum Of The Indigenous People Should Be Built At Wounded Knee

Tim Giago | Posted 07.26.2014 | Politics
Tim Giago

This Memorial Day, as we remember the service men and women who laid down their lives for this country, we should also remember the millions of indigenous people who laid down their lives defending their country.

Interior Secretary: Native American Education Is 'Embarrassing'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Testifying for the first time before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Wednesday, new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell outlined her upcoming ...

Yoga: How We Serve Native American Communities

Rob Schware | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

"In the first approach, CCYoga sends teachers into Native American communities. We teach classes at urban rehabilitation and housing facilities in the greater Phoenix area and on Native American reservations close to Phoenix, Ariz."

Cherokee Nations Expels Descendants Of Tribe's Black Slaves

Posted 10.25.2011 | Black Voices

After a long legal fight, the Cherokee nation ousted thousands of descendants of black slaves who had long been official members of the tribe. The...

Senate Set To Vote On Settlement To Return Land, Money To Native Americans

The Atlantic | James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mistreatment of Indians is America's Original Sin, and the narrative is consistent. They lose their land, get portrayed as caricatures of social malad...

Putting All of Your Eggs in One Basket

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tim Giago

Tribal leaders need all of the friends they can muster in the House and the Senate, and in endorsing presidential candidates, they risk alienating important senators.