Mare Advertencia Lirika, an indigenous Zapotec, has made a name for herself on the Latin American hip-hop scene.
The idea of replacing Columbus Day with a day celebrating the indigenous people of North America first arose in 1977.
Born on this date in 1941 in Greenville, S.C., he is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, politician, and columnist.
"As a result of the disastrous decision in the Citizens United case, the American political system has become totally corrupted."
A Native second-grader was sent home because his traditional Mohawk hairstyle was "too distracting" to teachers and students.
"Individuals who can help move us toward an equal justice system are too busy to prioritize the death of a 12-year-old boy."
Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept 15 to Oct 15 each year, recognizing the contributions and celebrating the continental heritage and culture.
Canadian Ashley Burnham of the Cree Nation set the political sphere ablaze when she called on Indigenous people to vote out Prime Minister Harper.
President Obama announced that his administration would change the name of Mt. McKinley to its original Indigenous name, Denali, a word that means "High One" in Athabascan.
"This lawsuit is made necessary by the at-best schizophrenic, if not suicidal, nature of U.S. climate and energy policy."