Posts under: Native American Issues

Newborn Daughter of Slain Native Woman Finally Returned To Family

People all over Indian Country are rejoicing over a recent court ruling regarding the Savanna Greywind case.On Tuesday September 12th a judge ruled to dismiss the need for protective custody for Haisley Jo, daughter of the slain Native woman.The father, Ashton Mathney, had been fighting tooth and nail to get...

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Native Organization Schools Steve Bannon on Native History

Trump’s former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon recently made an appearance on the popular CBS special 60 minutes. If you’re familiar with him and his views on issues like immigration many of his comments may have come as no surprise. One comment, though, took Indian Country by surprise. When...

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73 year old Leonard Peltier’s Health is Slipping Away

“I’m one step back from passing away.”   Native American political prisoner and activist Leonard Peltier has been imprisoned for more than 40 years, denied pardons even despite his health deteriorating throughout his sentence. Very recently, though, it seems his health is slipping and he is very much aware of...

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Uproar after Asian American is Cast in TV Show to Play Native

The Paramount network recently came under fire for casting Kelsey Asbille to play the wife of the character Cory on its new TV show "Yellowstone". The problem? Kelsey is a member of the Asian American community. The 25-year-old "Teen Wolf" actress previously went by the last name Chow. The character?...

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Fake “Powwow” At Burning Man Has Indian Country Raising It’s Eyebrows

People across Indian country found themselves raising their eyebrows and scratching their heads as a viral Facebook video began making its way through pow wow circles everywhere. Unless you live under a rock you’ve probably heard that there was a “powwow” held at the Burning Man festival hosted by none...

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