Native Americans

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…

On Friday, Gregg Deal, a Native American activist and Brian Howard from the National Congress of American Indians joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now discuss the…

At a Tucson, Ariz., anti-illegal immigrant rally, a group of self-righteous protesters were literally put on mute after a Native American decided to drop some…

Accusations of greed and racism are being hurled  at the Cherokee nation one week after the tribe decided to revoke the citizenship of nearly 3,000 descendants of freedmen — former slaves who Cherokees once owned. According to Marilyn Vann, the leader of the Freedman, race, politics and millions of dollars coming in from tribal casinos are leaving Blacks […]

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 […]