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New research shows how Native American mascots reinforce stereotypes

New research shows how Native American mascots reinforce stereotypes Justin Angle, The University of Montana For years, many have said that sports teams with Native American mascots – the Cleveland Indians, Chicago Blackhawks and Florida State Seminoles, to name a few – perpetuate stereotypes against Native people. Others have argued that these mascots are harmless; […]

Southeast

USET meeting opens in Cherokee | The Cherokee One Feather

Leaders of over 20 federally-recognized tribes gathered in Cherokee this week to discuss numerous issues affecting Indian Country.  The USET (United South and Eastern Tribes) Sovereignty Protection Fund Annual Meeting kicked off on the morning of Monday, Oct. 9 at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Event Center. “We’re really grateful to have this opportunity to be here,” […]

Environmental Southeast

Duke Energy Wants to Build a $5 Billion Pipeline Through Eastern North Carolina. They’ll Have to Go Through Marvin Winstead First. | News Feature | Indy Week

“There’s no question that, if you look into it, Native American communities are disproportionately impacted,” Winstead says. “These companies are driven by greed. To me, they’re traitors to society. They’re compromising our safety, our health, and they are harming the air that you breathe.” Source: Duke Energy Wants to Build a $5 Billion Pipeline Through […]

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House advances bill to limit president’s creation of national monuments | Cronkite News

By Isaac Windes | Cronkite News Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 WASHINGTON – A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a Republican bill that would sharply curtail the Antiquities Act, which allows presidents to order the creation of national monuments. The House Natural Resources Committee also rejected, by the same party-line vote, a Democratic measure […]

Environmental Southeast

Contrary To Original Plan, Atlantic Coast Pipeline May Extend Beyond North Carolina | WUNC

When Dominion Energy applied for approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, the publicly-unveiled plan indicated that the natural gas line would end in the middle of a field in Robeson County, North Carolina. But according to a new Associated Press report, developers are considering extending the pipeline through […]

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Indianz.Com > Trump ignores Native people on Columbus Day while campaign touts ‘1492’ sale

President Donald Trump ignored Native Americans as he issued a proclamation for Columbus Day. The proclamation, issued on Friday, credited Christopher Columbus with the eventual establishment of the United States. It did not mention the tribal nations that were already thriving within its borders, nor the impacts they saw after Europeans arrived to their homelands. […]

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Phoenix Officially Recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day | KJZZ

By  Christina Estes Published: Thursday, October 6, 2016 – 8:39am Updated: Thursday, October 6, 2016 – 2:41pm Phoenix is now the largest city in the United States to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Phoenix City Council members on Wednesday unanimously approved the request brought to their attention by two residents. The vote declares the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ […]