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Keith Allison

Like Little Black Sambo, Frito the Bandito and other racial stereotypes, the days of the Redskins name and image are numbered. more

Jul 3, 2017 3:18 PM Dispatches

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Chip Thomas

For thirty years, Chip Thomas has worked as a doctor in the Painted Desert region. He's also an artist, committed to sharing the stories and concerns of the Navajo people he works with. Take a look. more

Apr 11, 2017 2:48 PM Dispatches

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Sarah Jaffe

Friday, March 10, was the Native Nations Rising march and gathering in Washington, DC, a coming together of water protectors and indigenous leaders and organizers from around the country. One organizer describes the event and what’s next. more

Mar 22, 2017 11:18 AM Multimedia

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© Keri Pickett, 2015

By presenting the often overlooked female indigenous point of view, the filmmakers of the Native Women in Film Film Festival are pathfinders, blazing new trails in cinema and culture. more

Feb 28, 2017 10:08 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Dark Sevier

Police deployed military weaponry. The water protectors responded with prayer. They gathered many allies. They appealed to treaty rights to stop the Black Snake. Today the camp lies in ruins, but there have been victories along the way. more

Feb 23, 2017 3:43 PM Dispatches

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Rick Reinhard

There's much to do. And mark your calendar: On March 10, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will lead a mega-march on the nation’s capital. more

Feb 13, 2017 12:44 PM Resist!

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Sarah Jaffe

Moving the battle to the other reservations all across the country. more

Feb 7, 2017 2:29 PM Multimedia

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Library of Congress

The history of Native Americans is clouded in illusions of transcendence, but the standoff at Standing Rock is only the latest in a never-ending dynamic that has raged since the Puritans landed. more

Jan 26, 2017 10:59 AM Magazine 1 Comments

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s books are major contributions toward reckoning with the roots of our American tragedy. more

Dec 27, 2016 3:43 PM Dispatches

A huge win, it's also just a hit on the pause button. Here's some context and ideas about paths forward. more

Dec 6, 2016 4:36 PM Dispatches

This is about unprecedented indigenous unity as people gather in prayer and ceremony to stand for their lives, our lives, for the life of everyone downstream. more

Nov 23, 2016 3:37 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

The real loser this year is the mascot, and it’s time to bury him forever. more

Nov 3, 2016 3:10 PM Dispatches

The protection of their homelands could never be for sale. more

Oct 31, 2016 1:34 PM Magazine

Taking on the oil industry is a heavy lift. more

Oct 28, 2016 1:37 PM Magazine

How a "movement lawyer" is at work on the front lines with North Dakota's Water Protectors. more

Oct 28, 2016 1:33 PM Magazine

A quick Google search or other common-sense due diligence would have revealed problems to the tribe. But they continued to negotiate. more

Oct 28, 2016 1:30 PM Magazine

The conquistadors demanded that America be something it wasn’t. more

Oct 10, 2016 2:13 PM Dispatches

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