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.
Many Native American Nations formed partnerships and deep relationships with African slaves. Both groups fought for freedom and the right to exist in peace, away from the colonizing forces.
American Indian children of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota Sioux nations are being removed from their homes by state officials under cover of law.
A North Carolina task force has recommended that victims of forced sterilization be awarded $50,000 as compensation for the tobacco state's eugenics program.
Over 7,600 women in the state of North Carolina alone were victims of forced sterilization according to recent news reports.