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The Fritz Pollard Alliance is an influential organization that promotes “diversity and equality of job opportunity” in the coaching, front-office and scouting staffs of NFL teams.
The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange Conservation Act means copper gains for Resolution Copper, but a potential loss of access to land that is sacred to the Apache tribe.
On a still predominantly-white, predominantly-male Capitol Hill, just how many women, Blacks and Latinos will help shape the future of the country?
After a rash of racist costumes last Halloween, universities are taking the unusual step of emailing students to ask them not to be racist.
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder invited the president of the Navajo Nation to his box for last weekend’s game … but perhaps he should’ve done a little more research on his guest first.
American Indian buying power is expected to grow to $148 billion by 2017. How will this affect your company's business strategy?
The TV network, which will air some Thursday-night NFL games this year, will not force its crews to use “Redskins” on the air.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled six Washington Redskins patents because the name is ‘disparaging to Native Americans.’ Read the official ruling here.
Chester Nez, the last surviving code talker, was a Marine who created a top-secret Navajo-based language that helped the U.S. to its 1945 victory in the Pacific.
Pharrell Williams Wears an American Indian Headdress on the Cover of Elle UK, Twitter Creates Hashtag #NotHappy in Response
Pop star Pharrell Williams is getting called out for being Black and wearing a traditional American Indian headdress. Is he the newest celebrity to misappropriate a culture?
Owner Daniel Snyder has remained steadfast in his position that he has no plans to rename his Washington Redskins football team.
Klum receives major backlash after promoting ‘Redface’ photos on her Facebook account. See the photos here.
President Obama has a new nominee who would be the first openly gay Black male federal judge, but members of the Congressional Black Caucus say he still isn’t doing enough to increase the diversity of federal courts.
The National Congress of American Indians releases a Super Bowl ad dealing with one of the biggest controversies in sports … but it doesn’t air during the big game. Watch the powerful commercial here.
Despite the crass comments, the employee behind the offending words appears to have kept his job.
“Ripped from the headlines” get-ups are popular almost every year, but where do some of this year’s rank among the most offensive?
Just introduced to an American Indian colleague? Take a look at the things you should avoid saying if you don't want to offend your coworker.
Some of the most powerful Indian nations in the country and the sport of football speak out on the D.C. franchise’s name, but its owner stands firm.
In response to concerns from American Indians, high schools and colleges have been moving away from Indian mascots. Will pro sports bow to the same pressure?
The Supreme Court ruling this week angered supporters of the Indian Child Welfare Act, but should it have?
New York Life Foundation Grants $75,000 to the Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute
Grant Given to Support the Study of Bereavement Resources for Native American Youth – the Most At-Risk Population in the United States
Google Play store pulls ‘Make Me Asian,’ ‘Make Me Indian’ off its virtual shelf for telling users to overlay slanted eyes, darken skin on photos then “laugh heartily.”
The 17-year lawsuit’s settlement includes $1,000 checks for American Indian beneficiaries and a scholarship fund.