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Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look At Native American Adoption Law

Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look At Native American Adoption Law

A 1978 law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving American Indian children was getting a second look Wednesday from a federal appeals court in New Orleans. Read full article: Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look...→

TSA apologizes after pulling Native American woman's braids

TSA apologizes after pulling Native American woman's braids

Officials with the Transportation Security Administration have apologized after a Native American woman says an agent pulled her braids and snapped them like reigns while saying "giddyup." Read full article: TSA apologizes after pulling Native Amer...→

DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Kenosha Man to Native American Tribe

New DNA research suggests an unidentified man found in Kenosha County in 1993 may have had ties to a Native American tribe in South Carolina and to relatives in Sonora, Mexico, experts said. DNA database research by the nonprofit, volunteer Read full article: DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Ken...→

What is killing the native oaks of Southern California?

What is killing the native oaks of Southern California?

An invasive beetle, the Goldspotted Oak Borer, is damaging trees and here’s what you should know Read full article: What is killing the native oaks of South...→

3 plead guilty in case of Native American jewelry knockoffs

Federal prosecutors say two retailers and a third person face up to five years in prison after pleading guilty in a conspiracy to import jewelry knockoffs made from the Philippines and then... Read full article: 3 plead guilty in case of Native America...→

Trump signs measure to preserve Native languages

Trump signs measure to preserve Native languages

President Donald Trump has signed a measure that extends federal grant programs aimed at preserving indigenous languages and expands eligibility so more tribes can participate. Read full article: Trump signs measure to preserve Native l...→

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

A University of Michigan library has acquired a trove of roughly 1,000 images of Native Americans from the 19th through the early 20th century from a longtime collector Read full article: Collaboration key to assembling Native A...→

For Bernie Sanders' campaign, Asian American voters could be key to California and beyond

For Bernie Sanders' campaign, Asian American voters could be key to California and beyond

Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign is mobilizing Asian American and Pacific Islander voters in California and across the country. Read full article: For Bernie Sanders' campaign, Asian Amer...→

Native American Activists Gather Again At The Wall Of The Forgotten

Native American Activists Gather Again At The Wall Of The Forgotten

For the second night in a row, Native American activists are gathered at the Wall of the Forgotten Natives. Read full article: Native American Activists Gather Again A...→

Discovery of mini weapons shows how ancient Native American children learned survival skills

Discovery of mini weapons shows how ancient Native American children learned survival skills

The discovery of child-sized weapons at a site in Oregon is shedding new light on ancient Native American childhood. Read full article: Discovery of mini weapons shows how anci...→

Watch: Trump speaks at Native American executive order signing

Watch: Trump speaks at Native American executive order signing

Moments ago: President Trump spoke at an executive order signing, which will establish a task force on missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. Read full article: Watch: Trump speaks at Native American e...→

How a Native American Resistance Held Alcatraz for 18 Months

How a Native American Resistance Held Alcatraz for 18 Months

In 1969, the Indians of All Tribes group laid claim to the surplus federal land that was once a federal penitentiary. Read full article: How a Native American Resistance Held Al...→

Students use their hands to learn about Native American cultures in Yucaipa

Students use their hands to learn about Native American cultures in Yucaipa

Children from Redlands, Banning, Yucaipa and Calimesa participated in the Waa’t Celebration at Crafton Hills College. Read full article: Students use their hands to learn about ...→

Pepsi can from 1973 washes up on shore at Michigan Native American reservation

Pepsi can from 1973 washes up on shore at Michigan Native American reservation

Bryan Newland, the president of Bay Mills Indian Community reservation near Sault Ste. Marie, was walking his dog along the beach of Lake Superior and... Read full article: Pepsi can from 1973 washes up on shore a...→

Court takes another look at Native American adoption law

Court takes another look at Native American adoption law

A federal appeals court is taking a new look at a law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children Read full article: Court takes another look at Native Ameri...→

Minnesota TSA agent snapped Native American woman's braids, said 'giddyup!'

Minnesota TSA agent snapped Native American woman's braids, said 'giddyup!'

"My braids are not reins, I should be treated with dignity, as should everyone else," Tara Houska wrote on Twitter. Read full article: Minnesota TSA agent snapped Native Ameri...→

Teacher called Native American student ‘bloody Indian’: suit

Teacher called Native American student ‘bloody Indian’: suit

A New Mexico high school teacher cut one Native American student’s hair during a lesson on Halloween — and called another a “bloody Indian,” a new lawsuit claims. The state’s chapter of… Read full article: Teacher called Native American student ‘...→

A 41-year-old law designed to protect Native American families is under attack. Here’s what that means for Colorado’s tribes.

A 41-year-old law designed to protect Native American families is under attack. Here’s what that means for Colorado’s tribes.

A legal battle over the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act is brewing in federal courts, and Coloradans are joining the fight in support of Native Americans. Read full article: A 41-year-old law designed to protect Na...→

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Of the roughly 1,000 images of Native Americans from the 19th through the early 20th century, Eric Hemenway kept returning to one: a lone woman hoeing potatoes in a Michigan garden. The director of archives... Read full article: Collaboration key to assembling Native A...→

Trump impeachment takes record for largest number of House votes in American history

Trump impeachment takes record for largest number of House votes in American history

More representatives voted in favor of Trump's impeachment articles than for those against former presidents Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson. Read full article: Trump impeachment takes record for large...→

Native American Activists Reoccupied Site Of Former Homeless Encampment

Native American activists are taking a stand against the city of Minneapolis by reoccupying the area that once served as a homeless encampment. Read full article: Native American Activists Reoccupied Sit...→

School board in N.H. removes Native American logo from gym banners

School board in N.H. removes Native American logo from gym banners

Board members also voted to create a history room that would include Native American school artifacts. Read full article: School board in N.H. removes Native Amer...→

New Minnesota History Center Exhibit Highlights Native American Communities

New Minnesota History Center Exhibit Highlights Native American Communities

A new exhibit highlights the history and strength of the Native American communities of Minnesota. Read full article: New Minnesota History Center Exhibit Hig...→

Native American woman, 32, found in submerged truck was strapped into passenger seat, court docs reveal

Native American woman, 32, found in submerged truck was strapped into passenger seat, court docs reveal

A Native American woman, whose body was discovered in a submerged truck in a North Dakota lake more than a year after she went missing, was strapped into the passenger side with a seatbelt around her waist, according to unsealed court documents. Read full article: Native American woman, 32, found in subm...→

Shakopee’s Hocokata Ti cultural center is the place to be for Native American Heritage Month and beyond | MinnPost

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community hosted a first-ever Native American history, language, gaming, and culture day at the newly opened center. Read full article: Shakopee’s Hocokata Ti cultural center i...→

New exhibit celebrates long-overlooked Native American paintings - amNewYork

“Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting,” opens Nov. 16 at the National Museum of the American Indian Read full article: New exhibit celebrates long-overlooked N...→

Native American football enjoys a rebirth in South Dakota

Native American football enjoys a rebirth in South Dakota

Native American football is enjoying a rebirth in South Dakota thanks to a new league formed by smaller schools Read full article: Native American football enjoys a rebirt...→

American firefighters killed in C-130 crash battling Australian wildfires were from California-based crew

American firefighters killed in C-130 crash battling Australian wildfires were from California-based crew

The three American firefighters who died when their water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in Australia Thursday were from a California-based crew, according to a statement from California Gov. Gavin Newsom.   Read full article: American firefighters killed in C-130 cr...→

Montana Native American teen's body found after vanishing on New Year's Eve

Montana Native American teen's body found after vanishing on New Year's Eve

The body of a Native American teenager in Montana, who had been missing since disappearing from a highway rest stop on New Year’s Day, was found Monday, putting an end to a search that spanned across three states and involved the FBI. Read full article: Montana Native American teen's body foun...→

DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Kenosha Man to Native American Tribe

DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Kenosha Man to Native American Tribe

DNA database research by the nonprofit, volunteer DNA Doe Project revealed some distant matches between the Kenosha County John Doe and others who appear to be descended from the relatively small Catawba Indian Nation , Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall said Wednesday. “The DNA Doe Project has been instrumental in assisting multiple other agencies to positively identify their John… Read full article: DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Ken...→

Native American flier says TSA agent insulted her at MSP airport. Agency apologizes.

Native American flier says TSA agent insulted her at MSP airport. Agency apologizes.

An official of the Transportation Security Administration apologized Tuesday to a Native American air traveler who says an agent treated her offensively at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Ai… Read full article: Native American flier says TSA agent ins...→

Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese American artist who left California internment camp

Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese American artist who left California internment camp

Giichi Matsumura had stopped to paint and died in a freak summer snow storm while on a hiking trip with others from the Manzanar camp. Read full article: Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese Ame...→

No new apologies: Elizabeth Warren meets with Native American tribal leaders

No new apologies: Elizabeth Warren meets with Native American tribal leaders

Returning to the state where she was born, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren met privately with Native American tribal leaders Sunday and offered no new apology for the DNA test she took to counter President Donald Trump’s taunts about her claim to American Indian heritage, according to a meeting participant. Read full article: No new apologies: Elizabeth Warren meets...→

Elizabeth Warren to meet with Native American groups in Oklahoma as DNA controversy lingers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., will return to her home of Oklahoma City on Sunday, where she will meet with Native American groups as part of a reported effort to blunt continuing criticism over her past claims to have Native American heritage. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren to meet with Native Ame...→

California Pizza Kitchen | Airport | American, New American, Pizza, Traditional | Restaurants

California Pizza Kitchen | Airport | American, New American, Pizza, Traditional | Restaurants

American, New American, Pizza, Traditional, Menu... Cremini mushrooms, sautéed spinach and California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil with Romano and Parmesan Read full article: California Pizza Kitchen | Airport | Ame...→

Warren Admits: 'Shouldn't' Have Falsely Claimed Native American Heritage

Warren Admits: 'Shouldn't' Have Falsely Claimed Native American Heritage

An attendee of a New Hampshire town hall confronted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) over her past claims of Native American heritage. Read full article: Warren Admits: 'Shouldn't' Have Falsely ...→

Weapon used in Southern California school shooting was a ‘ghost gun’ with no registration number

Weapon used in Southern California school shooting was a ‘ghost gun’ with no registration number

Authorities want to know how Nathan Berhow, 16, got the weapon that he used to shoot five, killing two, before turning the gun on himself. Read full article: Weapon used in Southern California schoo...→

Feds get Native American tribal shield after yearslong push

Feds get Native American tribal shield after yearslong push

A ceremonial shield at the center of a yearslong international debate over exporting of sacred Native American objects to foreign markets has returned to New Mexico Read full article: Feds get Native American tribal shield a...→

After 37 years, one Yosemite Native American tribe is still fighting for government recognition

After 37 years, one Yosemite Native American tribe is still fighting for government recognition

The Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation have been petitioning for federal acknowledgement since 1982, but the Office of Federal Acknowledgement has repeatedly declined to recognize the group as a real tribe. Read full article: After 37 years, one Yosemite Native Amer...→

Court to rehear law on adoptions of Native American children

Court to rehear law on adoptions of Native American children

A federal appeals court announced Thursday that it will take a second look at an emotionally fraught lawsuit governing the adoption of Native American children.... In August, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. It was a defeat for non-Indian families in multiple states who had adopted or sought to adopt American Indian children. Read full article: Court to rehear law on adoptions of Nati...→

American firefighters killed in C-130 crash battling Australian wildfires were from California-based crew

American firefighters killed in C-130 crash battling Australian wildfires were from California-based crew

The three American firefighters who died when their water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in Australia Thursday were from a California-based crew, according to a statement from California Gov. Gavin Newsom.   Read full article: American firefighters killed in C-130 cr...→

Court takes another look at Native American adoption law

Court takes another look at Native American adoption law

A federal appeals court is taking a new look at a law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children Read full article: Court takes another look at Native Ameri...→

TSA apologizes after pulling Native American woman's braids

TSA apologizes after pulling Native American woman's braids

Officials with the Transportation Security Administration have apologized after a Native American woman says an agent pulled her braids and snapped them like reigns while saying "giddyup." Read full article: TSA apologizes after pulling Native Amer...→

DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Kenosha Man to Native American Tribe

DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Kenosha Man to Native American Tribe

DNA database research by the nonprofit, volunteer DNA Doe Project revealed some distant matches between the Kenosha County John Doe and others who appear to be descended from the relatively small Catawba Indian Nation , Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall said Wednesday. “The DNA Doe Project has been instrumental in assisting multiple other agencies to positively identify their John… Read full article: DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Ken...→

What is killing the native oaks of Southern California?

What is killing the native oaks of Southern California?

An invasive beetle, the Goldspotted Oak Borer, is damaging trees and here’s what you should know Read full article: What is killing the native oaks of South...→

A 41-year-old law designed to protect Native American families is under attack. Here’s what that means for Colorado’s tribes.

A 41-year-old law designed to protect Native American families is under attack. Here’s what that means for Colorado’s tribes.

A legal battle over the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act is brewing in federal courts, and Coloradans are joining the fight in support of Native Americans. Read full article: A 41-year-old law designed to protect Na...→

Trump signs measure to preserve Native languages

Trump signs measure to preserve Native languages

President Donald Trump has signed a measure that extends federal grant programs aimed at preserving indigenous languages and expands eligibility so more tribes can participate. Read full article: Trump signs measure to preserve Native l...→

No new apologies: Elizabeth Warren meets with Native American tribal leaders

No new apologies: Elizabeth Warren meets with Native American tribal leaders

Returning to the state where she was born, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren met privately with Native American tribal leaders Sunday and offered no new apology for the DNA test she took to counter President Donald Trump’s taunts about her claim to American Indian heritage, according to a meeting participant. Read full article: No new apologies: Elizabeth Warren meets...→

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Of the roughly 1,000 images of Native Americans from the 19th through the early 20th century, Eric Hemenway kept returning to one: a lone woman hoeing potatoes in a Michigan garden. The director of archives... Read full article: Collaboration key to assembling Native A...→

For Bernie Sanders' campaign, Asian American voters could be key to California and beyond

For Bernie Sanders' campaign, Asian American voters could be key to California and beyond

Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign is mobilizing Asian American and Pacific Islander voters in California and across the country. Read full article: For Bernie Sanders' campaign, Asian Amer...→

California Pizza Kitchen | Airport | American, New American, Pizza, Traditional | Restaurants

California Pizza Kitchen | Airport | American, New American, Pizza, Traditional | Restaurants

American, New American, Pizza, Traditional, Menu... Cremini mushrooms, sautéed spinach and California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil with Romano and Parmesan Read full article: California Pizza Kitchen | Airport | Ame...→

Native American Activists Reoccupied Site Of Former Homeless Encampment

Native American activists are taking a stand against the city of Minneapolis by reoccupying the area that once served as a homeless encampment. Read full article: Native American Activists Reoccupied Sit...→

Discovery of mini weapons shows how ancient Native American children learned survival skills

Discovery of mini weapons shows how ancient Native American children learned survival skills

The discovery of child-sized weapons at a site in Oregon is shedding new light on ancient Native American childhood. Read full article: Discovery of mini weapons shows how anci...→

Warren Admits: 'Shouldn't' Have Falsely Claimed Native American Heritage

Warren Admits: 'Shouldn't' Have Falsely Claimed Native American Heritage

An attendee of a New Hampshire town hall confronted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) over her past claims of Native American heritage. Read full article: Warren Admits: 'Shouldn't' Have Falsely ...→

New Minnesota History Center Exhibit Highlights Native American Communities

New Minnesota History Center Exhibit Highlights Native American Communities

A new exhibit highlights the history and strength of the Native American communities of Minnesota. Read full article: New Minnesota History Center Exhibit Hig...→

Watch: Trump speaks at Native American executive order signing

Watch: Trump speaks at Native American executive order signing

Moments ago: President Trump spoke at an executive order signing, which will establish a task force on missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. Read full article: Watch: Trump speaks at Native American e...→

Weapon used in Southern California school shooting was a ‘ghost gun’ with no registration number

Weapon used in Southern California school shooting was a ‘ghost gun’ with no registration number

Authorities want to know how Nathan Berhow, 16, got the weapon that he used to shoot five, killing two, before turning the gun on himself. Read full article: Weapon used in Southern California schoo...→

Shakopee’s Hocokata Ti cultural center is the place to be for Native American Heritage Month and beyond | MinnPost

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community hosted a first-ever Native American history, language, gaming, and culture day at the newly opened center. Read full article: Shakopee’s Hocokata Ti cultural center i...→

Students use their hands to learn about Native American cultures in Yucaipa

Students use their hands to learn about Native American cultures in Yucaipa

Children from Redlands, Banning, Yucaipa and Calimesa participated in the Waa’t Celebration at Crafton Hills College. Read full article: Students use their hands to learn about ...→

After 37 years, one Yosemite Native American tribe is still fighting for government recognition

After 37 years, one Yosemite Native American tribe is still fighting for government recognition

The Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation have been petitioning for federal acknowledgement since 1982, but the Office of Federal Acknowledgement has repeatedly declined to recognize the group as a real tribe. Read full article: After 37 years, one Yosemite Native Amer...→

Native American football enjoys a rebirth in South Dakota

Native American football enjoys a rebirth in South Dakota

Native American football is enjoying a rebirth in South Dakota thanks to a new league formed by smaller schools Read full article: Native American football enjoys a rebirt...→

Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look At Native American Adoption Law

Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look At Native American Adoption Law

A 1978 law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving American Indian children was getting a second look Wednesday from a federal appeals court in New Orleans. Read full article: Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look...→

Montana Native American teen's body found after vanishing on New Year's Eve

Montana Native American teen's body found after vanishing on New Year's Eve

The body of a Native American teenager in Montana, who had been missing since disappearing from a highway rest stop on New Year’s Day, was found Monday, putting an end to a search that spanned across three states and involved the FBI. Read full article: Montana Native American teen's body foun...→

Minnesota TSA agent snapped Native American woman's braids, said 'giddyup!'

Minnesota TSA agent snapped Native American woman's braids, said 'giddyup!'

"My braids are not reins, I should be treated with dignity, as should everyone else," Tara Houska wrote on Twitter. Read full article: Minnesota TSA agent snapped Native Ameri...→

DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Kenosha Man to Native American Tribe

New DNA research suggests an unidentified man found in Kenosha County in 1993 may have had ties to a Native American tribe in South Carolina and to relatives in Sonora, Mexico, experts said. DNA database research by the nonprofit, volunteer Read full article: DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Ken...→

Native American flier says TSA agent insulted her at MSP airport. Agency apologizes.

Native American flier says TSA agent insulted her at MSP airport. Agency apologizes.

An official of the Transportation Security Administration apologized Tuesday to a Native American air traveler who says an agent treated her offensively at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Ai… Read full article: Native American flier says TSA agent ins...→

Teacher called Native American student ‘bloody Indian’: suit

Teacher called Native American student ‘bloody Indian’: suit

A New Mexico high school teacher cut one Native American student’s hair during a lesson on Halloween — and called another a “bloody Indian,” a new lawsuit claims. The state’s chapter of… Read full article: Teacher called Native American student ‘...→

3 plead guilty in case of Native American jewelry knockoffs

Federal prosecutors say two retailers and a third person face up to five years in prison after pleading guilty in a conspiracy to import jewelry knockoffs made from the Philippines and then... Read full article: 3 plead guilty in case of Native America...→

Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese American artist who left California internment camp

Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese American artist who left California internment camp

Giichi Matsumura had stopped to paint and died in a freak summer snow storm while on a hiking trip with others from the Manzanar camp. Read full article: Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese Ame...→

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

A University of Michigan library has acquired a trove of roughly 1,000 images of Native Americans from the 19th through the early 20th century from a longtime collector Read full article: Collaboration key to assembling Native A...→

Elizabeth Warren to meet with Native American groups in Oklahoma as DNA controversy lingers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., will return to her home of Oklahoma City on Sunday, where she will meet with Native American groups as part of a reported effort to blunt continuing criticism over her past claims to have Native American heritage. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren to meet with Native Ame...→

Trump impeachment takes record for largest number of House votes in American history

Trump impeachment takes record for largest number of House votes in American history

More representatives voted in favor of Trump's impeachment articles than for those against former presidents Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson. Read full article: Trump impeachment takes record for large...→

Native American Activists Gather Again At The Wall Of The Forgotten

Native American Activists Gather Again At The Wall Of The Forgotten

For the second night in a row, Native American activists are gathered at the Wall of the Forgotten Natives. Read full article: Native American Activists Gather Again A...→

School board in N.H. removes Native American logo from gym banners

School board in N.H. removes Native American logo from gym banners

Board members also voted to create a history room that would include Native American school artifacts. Read full article: School board in N.H. removes Native Amer...→

Native American woman, 32, found in submerged truck was strapped into passenger seat, court docs reveal

Native American woman, 32, found in submerged truck was strapped into passenger seat, court docs reveal

A Native American woman, whose body was discovered in a submerged truck in a North Dakota lake more than a year after she went missing, was strapped into the passenger side with a seatbelt around her waist, according to unsealed court documents. Read full article: Native American woman, 32, found in subm...→

How a Native American Resistance Held Alcatraz for 18 Months

How a Native American Resistance Held Alcatraz for 18 Months

In 1969, the Indians of All Tribes group laid claim to the surplus federal land that was once a federal penitentiary. Read full article: How a Native American Resistance Held Al...→

Feds get Native American tribal shield after yearslong push

Feds get Native American tribal shield after yearslong push

A ceremonial shield at the center of a yearslong international debate over exporting of sacred Native American objects to foreign markets has returned to New Mexico Read full article: Feds get Native American tribal shield a...→

New exhibit celebrates long-overlooked Native American paintings - amNewYork

“Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting,” opens Nov. 16 at the National Museum of the American Indian Read full article: New exhibit celebrates long-overlooked N...→

Pepsi can from 1973 washes up on shore at Michigan Native American reservation

Pepsi can from 1973 washes up on shore at Michigan Native American reservation

Bryan Newland, the president of Bay Mills Indian Community reservation near Sault Ste. Marie, was walking his dog along the beach of Lake Superior and... Read full article: Pepsi can from 1973 washes up on shore a...→

Court to rehear law on adoptions of Native American children

Court to rehear law on adoptions of Native American children

A federal appeals court announced Thursday that it will take a second look at an emotionally fraught lawsuit governing the adoption of Native American children.... In August, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. It was a defeat for non-Indian families in multiple states who had adopted or sought to adopt American Indian children. Read full article: Court to rehear law on adoptions of Nati...→

American firefighters killed in C-130 crash battling Australian wildfires were from California-based crew

American firefighters killed in C-130 crash battling Australian wildfires were from California-based crew

The three American firefighters who died when their water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in Australia Thursday were from a California-based crew, according to a statement from California Gov. Gavin Newsom.   Read full article: American firefighters killed in C-130 cr...→

Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look At Native American Adoption Law

Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look At Native American Adoption Law

A 1978 law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving American Indian children was getting a second look Wednesday from a federal appeals court in New Orleans. Read full article: Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look...→

Court takes another look at Native American adoption law

Court takes another look at Native American adoption law

A federal appeals court is taking a new look at a law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children Read full article: Court takes another look at Native Ameri...→

Montana Native American teen's body found after vanishing on New Year's Eve

Montana Native American teen's body found after vanishing on New Year's Eve

The body of a Native American teenager in Montana, who had been missing since disappearing from a highway rest stop on New Year’s Day, was found Monday, putting an end to a search that spanned across three states and involved the FBI. Read full article: Montana Native American teen's body foun...→

TSA apologizes after pulling Native American woman's braids

TSA apologizes after pulling Native American woman's braids

Officials with the Transportation Security Administration have apologized after a Native American woman says an agent pulled her braids and snapped them like reigns while saying "giddyup." Read full article: TSA apologizes after pulling Native Amer...→

Minnesota TSA agent snapped Native American woman's braids, said 'giddyup!'

Minnesota TSA agent snapped Native American woman's braids, said 'giddyup!'

"My braids are not reins, I should be treated with dignity, as should everyone else," Tara Houska wrote on Twitter. Read full article: Minnesota TSA agent snapped Native Ameri...→

DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Kenosha Man to Native American Tribe

DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Kenosha Man to Native American Tribe

DNA database research by the nonprofit, volunteer DNA Doe Project revealed some distant matches between the Kenosha County John Doe and others who appear to be descended from the relatively small Catawba Indian Nation , Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall said Wednesday. “The DNA Doe Project has been instrumental in assisting multiple other agencies to positively identify their John… Read full article: DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Ken...→

DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Kenosha Man to Native American Tribe

New DNA research suggests an unidentified man found in Kenosha County in 1993 may have had ties to a Native American tribe in South Carolina and to relatives in Sonora, Mexico, experts said. DNA database research by the nonprofit, volunteer Read full article: DNA Research Might Link Unidentified Ken...→

Native American flier says TSA agent insulted her at MSP airport. Agency apologizes.

Native American flier says TSA agent insulted her at MSP airport. Agency apologizes.

An official of the Transportation Security Administration apologized Tuesday to a Native American air traveler who says an agent treated her offensively at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Ai… Read full article: Native American flier says TSA agent ins...→

What is killing the native oaks of Southern California?

What is killing the native oaks of Southern California?

An invasive beetle, the Goldspotted Oak Borer, is damaging trees and here’s what you should know Read full article: What is killing the native oaks of South...→

Teacher called Native American student ‘bloody Indian’: suit

Teacher called Native American student ‘bloody Indian’: suit

A New Mexico high school teacher cut one Native American student’s hair during a lesson on Halloween — and called another a “bloody Indian,” a new lawsuit claims. The state’s chapter of… Read full article: Teacher called Native American student ‘...→

3 plead guilty in case of Native American jewelry knockoffs

Federal prosecutors say two retailers and a third person face up to five years in prison after pleading guilty in a conspiracy to import jewelry knockoffs made from the Philippines and then... Read full article: 3 plead guilty in case of Native America...→

A 41-year-old law designed to protect Native American families is under attack. Here’s what that means for Colorado’s tribes.

A 41-year-old law designed to protect Native American families is under attack. Here’s what that means for Colorado’s tribes.

A legal battle over the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act is brewing in federal courts, and Coloradans are joining the fight in support of Native Americans. Read full article: A 41-year-old law designed to protect Na...→

Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese American artist who left California internment camp

Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese American artist who left California internment camp

Giichi Matsumura had stopped to paint and died in a freak summer snow storm while on a hiking trip with others from the Manzanar camp. Read full article: Hikers discover skeleton of Japanese Ame...→

Trump signs measure to preserve Native languages

Trump signs measure to preserve Native languages

President Donald Trump has signed a measure that extends federal grant programs aimed at preserving indigenous languages and expands eligibility so more tribes can participate. Read full article: Trump signs measure to preserve Native l...→

No new apologies: Elizabeth Warren meets with Native American tribal leaders

No new apologies: Elizabeth Warren meets with Native American tribal leaders

Returning to the state where she was born, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren met privately with Native American tribal leaders Sunday and offered no new apology for the DNA test she took to counter President Donald Trump’s taunts about her claim to American Indian heritage, according to a meeting participant. Read full article: No new apologies: Elizabeth Warren meets...→

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

A University of Michigan library has acquired a trove of roughly 1,000 images of Native Americans from the 19th through the early 20th century from a longtime collector Read full article: Collaboration key to assembling Native A...→

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Of the roughly 1,000 images of Native Americans from the 19th through the early 20th century, Eric Hemenway kept returning to one: a lone woman hoeing potatoes in a Michigan garden. The director of archives... Read full article: Collaboration key to assembling Native A...→

Elizabeth Warren to meet with Native American groups in Oklahoma as DNA controversy lingers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., will return to her home of Oklahoma City on Sunday, where she will meet with Native American groups as part of a reported effort to blunt continuing criticism over her past claims to have Native American heritage. Read full article: Elizabeth Warren to meet with Native Ame...→

For Bernie Sanders' campaign, Asian American voters could be key to California and beyond

For Bernie Sanders' campaign, Asian American voters could be key to California and beyond

Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign is mobilizing Asian American and Pacific Islander voters in California and across the country. Read full article: For Bernie Sanders' campaign, Asian Amer...→

Trump impeachment takes record for largest number of House votes in American history

Trump impeachment takes record for largest number of House votes in American history

More representatives voted in favor of Trump's impeachment articles than for those against former presidents Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson. Read full article: Trump impeachment takes record for large...→

California Pizza Kitchen | Airport | American, New American, Pizza, Traditional | Restaurants

California Pizza Kitchen | Airport | American, New American, Pizza, Traditional | Restaurants

American, New American, Pizza, Traditional, Menu... Cremini mushrooms, sautéed spinach and California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil with Romano and Parmesan Read full article: California Pizza Kitchen | Airport | Ame...→

Native American Activists Gather Again At The Wall Of The Forgotten

Native American Activists Gather Again At The Wall Of The Forgotten

For the second night in a row, Native American activists are gathered at the Wall of the Forgotten Natives. Read full article: Native American Activists Gather Again A...→

Native American Activists Reoccupied Site Of Former Homeless Encampment

Native American activists are taking a stand against the city of Minneapolis by reoccupying the area that once served as a homeless encampment. Read full article: Native American Activists Reoccupied Sit...→

Discovery of mini weapons shows how ancient Native American children learned survival skills

Discovery of mini weapons shows how ancient Native American children learned survival skills

The discovery of child-sized weapons at a site in Oregon is shedding new light on ancient Native American childhood. Read full article: Discovery of mini weapons shows how anci...→

School board in N.H. removes Native American logo from gym banners

School board in N.H. removes Native American logo from gym banners

Board members also voted to create a history room that would include Native American school artifacts. Read full article: School board in N.H. removes Native Amer...→

Warren Admits: 'Shouldn't' Have Falsely Claimed Native American Heritage

Warren Admits: 'Shouldn't' Have Falsely Claimed Native American Heritage

An attendee of a New Hampshire town hall confronted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) over her past claims of Native American heritage. Read full article: Warren Admits: 'Shouldn't' Have Falsely ...→

New Minnesota History Center Exhibit Highlights Native American Communities

New Minnesota History Center Exhibit Highlights Native American Communities

A new exhibit highlights the history and strength of the Native American communities of Minnesota. Read full article: New Minnesota History Center Exhibit Hig...→

Watch: Trump speaks at Native American executive order signing

Watch: Trump speaks at Native American executive order signing

Moments ago: President Trump spoke at an executive order signing, which will establish a task force on missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. Read full article: Watch: Trump speaks at Native American e...→

Native American woman, 32, found in submerged truck was strapped into passenger seat, court docs reveal

Native American woman, 32, found in submerged truck was strapped into passenger seat, court docs reveal

A Native American woman, whose body was discovered in a submerged truck in a North Dakota lake more than a year after she went missing, was strapped into the passenger side with a seatbelt around her waist, according to unsealed court documents. Read full article: Native American woman, 32, found in subm...→

Weapon used in Southern California school shooting was a ‘ghost gun’ with no registration number

Weapon used in Southern California school shooting was a ‘ghost gun’ with no registration number

Authorities want to know how Nathan Berhow, 16, got the weapon that he used to shoot five, killing two, before turning the gun on himself. Read full article: Weapon used in Southern California schoo...→

How a Native American Resistance Held Alcatraz for 18 Months

How a Native American Resistance Held Alcatraz for 18 Months

In 1969, the Indians of All Tribes group laid claim to the surplus federal land that was once a federal penitentiary. Read full article: How a Native American Resistance Held Al...→

Shakopee’s Hocokata Ti cultural center is the place to be for Native American Heritage Month and beyond | MinnPost

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community hosted a first-ever Native American history, language, gaming, and culture day at the newly opened center. Read full article: Shakopee’s Hocokata Ti cultural center i...→

Feds get Native American tribal shield after yearslong push

Feds get Native American tribal shield after yearslong push

A ceremonial shield at the center of a yearslong international debate over exporting of sacred Native American objects to foreign markets has returned to New Mexico Read full article: Feds get Native American tribal shield a...→

Students use their hands to learn about Native American cultures in Yucaipa

Students use their hands to learn about Native American cultures in Yucaipa

Children from Redlands, Banning, Yucaipa and Calimesa participated in the Waa’t Celebration at Crafton Hills College. Read full article: Students use their hands to learn about ...→

New exhibit celebrates long-overlooked Native American paintings - amNewYork

“Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting,” opens Nov. 16 at the National Museum of the American Indian Read full article: New exhibit celebrates long-overlooked N...→

After 37 years, one Yosemite Native American tribe is still fighting for government recognition

After 37 years, one Yosemite Native American tribe is still fighting for government recognition

The Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation have been petitioning for federal acknowledgement since 1982, but the Office of Federal Acknowledgement has repeatedly declined to recognize the group as a real tribe. Read full article: After 37 years, one Yosemite Native Amer...→

Pepsi can from 1973 washes up on shore at Michigan Native American reservation

Pepsi can from 1973 washes up on shore at Michigan Native American reservation

Bryan Newland, the president of Bay Mills Indian Community reservation near Sault Ste. Marie, was walking his dog along the beach of Lake Superior and... Read full article: Pepsi can from 1973 washes up on shore a...→

Native American football enjoys a rebirth in South Dakota

Native American football enjoys a rebirth in South Dakota

Native American football is enjoying a rebirth in South Dakota thanks to a new league formed by smaller schools Read full article: Native American football enjoys a rebirt...→

Court to rehear law on adoptions of Native American children

Court to rehear law on adoptions of Native American children

A federal appeals court announced Thursday that it will take a second look at an emotionally fraught lawsuit governing the adoption of Native American children.... In August, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. It was a defeat for non-Indian families in multiple states who had adopted or sought to adopt American Indian children. Read full article: Court to rehear law on adoptions of Nati...→