Tag: Native Americans
"Using a DNA test to lay claim to any connection to the Cherokee Nation or any tribal nation, even vaguely, is inappropriate and wrong.”
The law could make a difference in the close race between Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer.
While Congress created the American Indian Religious Freedom Act to provide “access to sacred sites,” it has been open to interpretation.
Native-owned companies on the reservation have a hard time getting funding and expanding. Two Navajo entrepreneurs want to change that.
Students in these communities are disproportionately affected by trauma. When they act out, adults with training ask, “Is there anything I can do to help you?” rather than “Why are you acting this way?”
Her disappearance has sparked renewed attention to the disproportionately high rates of disappearance, rape and murder of Native American women across the United States.
This is now the only tribally owned land that sits directly on KXL’s U.S. route, and as such could present legal barriers to its construction.
How indigenous food is tied to important sacred stories.
The decision upholds 19th century promises and should increase the number of fish for everyone.