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Indigenous News: treaty rights, logos, Oak Flat, mascots

Change the Mascot says about a dozen schools have dropped Native mascots over the past two years and another 20 are considering a change.


Rebel Souls: Day of the Dead celebration (with video)

Day of the Dead is a 2,000-year-old indigenous tradition practiced mainly in Mexico and Central America.


Today in history: Bicentennial of pioneer feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an abolitionist and leading figure of the early women's movement.


Allegiant Air pilot fired for evacuating passengers from smoking plane

"The single most important responsibility a pilot has is to protect the safety of his passengers and flight crew."


No joy in Wisconsin Mudville as state economy strikes out

The Walker approach hasn't opened Wisconsin to business, it has propelled an exodus.


Veterans Day: Honoring those who served and reflecting on our future

There has been a continuing struggle to honor veterans not only on this holiday, but all year round.


Jaywalking leads to series of brutal arrests in Austin, Texas

A man who recorded the incident said it began when he and friends were walking across a barricaded street and the light changed as they were crossing.


Washington State electorate gives green light on important issues

Tacoma voters approved a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2018, a partial victory.


Racial slurs have no place in football

For American Indians, the NFL season offers regular reminders that our rights still aren't fully recognized.


Racist ideology moves more than just people who fly Confederate flags

There is an idea "that racism lives in the heart of particularly evil individuals, as opposed to the heart of a democratic society."

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