Autumn Harry has spent her twenty three years living on the Paiute reservation in northern Nevada. She will spend her whole life there if she has her way. Or else, if her work as a fish culturist or the pursuit of a Master's degree takes her elsewhere, she hopes to always live with and among Native Americans on a reservation.
The railway would be a 50-50 partnership with aboriginal groups. It would require loan guarantees, from the federal, Alberta and Alaska governments, and private sector equity partners.
Without absorbing that the Constitution is the foundation of the United States, it is pointless to claim to be an American, except perhaps by coincidence of birth.
Breathtaking seems the best adjective for the 308-acre Dix property Raleigh recently acquired from the state of North Carolina for $52 million. The only aspect more breathtaking than its size, scope and beauty is how far-reaching a challenge this rolling, wooded landscape presents the city.
While other parts of the west were overtaken with the fracking boom, the Turtle Mountain Band said no thanks. Here's the difference it made.
The militia in Oregon has brought media attention and debate about how the U.S. government should respond. Somewhat perplexed, Native Americans and others are asking the question: why have authorities been so slow to react in Oregon?
To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. - Ralph Waldo...
Friday, December 16, 2015, Congress adjourned and killed fourteen years of compromise between tribes, agriculture and the dam's owners all because the...
Unfortunately, Trump's perverse proposals fit "right" in with the racist immigration history of the United States. So in the service of education, I offer Nikki Haley the following tutorial focusing on issues of "race" in our immigration and naturalization policies.
NOTE: This review contains spoilers -- both of the movie and also for those tender hearts who think that Leonardo DiCaprio is somehow doing something progressive for Native people.
"Get off the stage, squaw!" Bella Cornell, a 14-year old girl from the Choctaw Nation, said she heard these words as she finished her testimony against the name and mascot of the McLoud High School Redskins during a mid-December school board meeting.
I believe this so-called "honoring," taking "pride" in, and "respecting" Native Americans by the cultural descendants of those who engaged in land theft, forced evacuations and slaughter strikes me as justification for further misappropriation of cultural symbols.
The feigned solidarity of the Oregon squatters and their offer to end the Great Beer & Pizza Siege of '16 is upended by what these people never care ...
Watching a grizzled, greasy DiCaprio spend roughly two hours dragging, bleeding, drooling, groaning, and shivering himself across a frozen landscape could hardly be described as engaging storytelling.
Time is as richly complex as culture itself. For task-oriented people, such as the Swiss, time might be seen as linear -- rigid, plannable, organized into blocks, systematic.
Many Americans believe they have at least one Native American ancestor. More than 900 nations, peoples, tribes, and bands once lived on the North American continent, and more than 560 are recognized by the federal government today, with an additional 24 being recognized by states.