Native Americans from across the nation will gather in Washington, D.C., for four days of protests against the Trump administration and the Dakota Access oil pipeline that will culminate with a Friday march on the White House.
Plus, Trump calls Black supporter a ‘thug,’ throws him out of N.C. rally and more than 140 #NoDAPL water protectors arrested overnight.
For three months, the Apache have been occupying a “holy” area of Arizona to protest the government selling the land to a private, foreign mining company…
Mike Carey is considered by NFL coaches to be the best official in the league. He was the first African American to ref a Super Bowl game. He has quietly boycotted Washington games since 2006. We would probably not know this if the head of CBS had not given his staff the option of using […]
The National Congress of American Indians reaches out to the NFL to raise awareness about changing the Washington Washington Football Team team name. As we approach the Superbowl this Sunday, they ask for an advertisement to be broadcasted for support of this change. This PSA was created by agency Goodness Mfg. They use historic, Native […]
On Monday the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court decided to terminate the tribal citizenship of nearly 3,000 Black descendants of freedmen–former slaves who had been owned by Cherokees. The ruling comes several months after a district court granted equal tribal citizenship rights to descendants. Monday’s 4-1 decision, overturned the district courts ruling, citing that the judge […]
VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a lawsuit on behalf of Native American activists who claimed that the Washington Washington Football Team’s team name is so offensive that it does not deserve trademark protection. The court without comment refused to get involved in the long-running dispute. The decision essentially […]
VIA WJLA: A group of American Indians who find the Washington Washington Football Team name offensive wants the Supreme Court to take up the matter. The group on Monday asked the justices to review a lower court decision that favored the NFL team on a legal technicality. Seven Native Americans have been working through the […]