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Indigenous news: Junípero Serra, Marvel Comics, Doctrine of Discovery

A Native second-grader was sent home because his traditional Mohawk hairstyle was "too distracting" to teachers and students.

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Another delay in justice for Tamir Rice

"Individuals who can help move us toward an equal justice system are too busy to prioritize the death of a 12-year-old boy."

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Today in history: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept 15 to Oct 15 each year, recognizing the contributions and celebrating the continental heritage and culture.

 

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Indigenous News: Cree woman wins beauty pageant, challenges Harper

Canadian Ashley Burnham of the Cree Nation set the political sphere ablaze when she called on Indigenous people to vote out Prime Minister Harper.

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Decolonize the land: Native people welcome Mt. Denali name change

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.

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Indigenous News: Youth sue U.S. government over climate change

"This lawsuit is made necessary by the at-best schizophrenic, if not suicidal, nature of U.S. climate and energy policy."

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Indigenous News: tribe to Redsk*ns - “no thanks to dirty money”

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council voted on Wednesday to refuse all money from the Washington NFL football team.

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Indigenous news: juvenile justice, Juneau artist, cultural appropriation, gaming

The game "Never Alone" was developed with participation of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, a group that works with indigenous Alaskans living in city settings.

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“Black Lives Matter” dealing with police abuse that is anything but new

"When I lived in Delaware and Maryland in the 1960s, societal racism was ugly and obvious to all who had eyes to see."

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Indigenous News: white privilege, A Tribe Called Red, mining protests

The death of Sarah Bland has the nation abuzz about police brutality, but a lesser known story regarding a Lakota woman is also worthy of our attention.

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