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Elizabeth Warren Is Not Native American
Julian Brave NoiseCat
, Guest Writer
But her ancestry gives us an opportunity to discuss who actually is.
Donald Trump Renews His Racist 'Pocahontas' Attack On Elizabeth Warren
The president fired off tweets referring to Native Americans as “being of Indian heritage,” a term often considered pejorative.
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Donald Trump Denies Making $1 Million Charity Pledge Tied To Elizabeth Warren DNA Test
Now that the senator has released evidence of her Native American heritage, the president seems to have forgotten his pledge.
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Trump's Columbus Day Statement Again Fails To Mention Suffering Of Native Americans
Obama's 2016 statement on the holiday noted "the pain and suffering reflected in the stories of Native Americans who had long resided on this land."
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I Won’t Support An Elizabeth Warren Presidency While She Appropriates My Identity
Her persistent claims to Native ancestry sends the message that appropriation is OK and that the lives of Indigenous people don’t matter.
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Native Americans Fight Back At The Ballot Box
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Native Americans could have a significant impact on midterm elections.
The Wage Gap Is Even Worse For Native Women
Ruth H. Hopkins
, Guest Writer
We must work, on average, an additional nine months to make what white men earn in a year.
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California College Ditches Racist 'Prospector Pete' Mascot
Cal State Long Beach is cutting ties with a symbol of the Gold Rush that was a nightmare for Native Americans.
Republican Questions Native American Opponent's Ethnicity In Bizarre Fox Interview
New Mexico state Rep. Janice Arnold-Jones suggests Democratic rival Deb Haaland isn't Native American because she didn't grow up on a reservation.
Black Man Wears 'Caucasians' T-Shirt To Gauge Hypocrisy About Racist Logos
One woman called the shirt "disrespectful" but said the Washington NFL team's mascot was OK "because that's the logo!"
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Native Americans Push Schools To Include Their Story In California History Classes
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The story of Native Californians begins at least 10,000 years ago when people first began settling along the West Coast.
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Oops! Federal Officials Divulge Secret Info About Native American Artifacts
By Jennifer Oldham, Reveal
The release of the report is the latest controversy in an intensifying debate about how to protect the nation’s heritage as development and tourism explode across the West.
The Healing History Of Two-Spirit, A Term That Gives LGBTQ Natives A Voice
By Rebecca Nagle, On Assignment For HuffPost
“In our community, there are a lot of us, but it’s an unspoken thing.”
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At Last, We May Get Our First Native American Woman In Congress
Deb Haaland has been helping New Mexico Democrats win races for 20 years. Now she's running for a U.S. House seat.
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Elizabeth Warren Gives Speech On 'Pocahontas' As Slur, Addresses Claims Of Native Ancestry
“We have a president who can’t make it through a ceremony honoring Native American war heroes without reducing native history... to the butt of a joke."
Facing the Fall of the Nation State
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The nation state has outlived its usefulness. In a world of air travel, unmanned drones, and interwebs, its insularity cannot be sustained.
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