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Teenagers in MAGA hats sparked outrage after crashing the Indigenous Peoples March

A group of young Donald Trump supporters has come under fire after ambushing and taunting a group of Native Americans at the Indigenous Peoples March on Friday. On Jan. 18, Washington, D.C. hosted both the Indigenous Peoples March and the anti-abortion March For Life. It was apparently a group from the latter gathering that set...CONTINUE READING

Reclaiming our Mohawk heritage, one app-supplied word at a time

Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2018 and we have the entire internet to contend with. Some nights when I put my four-year-old daughter to...CONTINUE READING

This map shows you which Indigenous lands you’re living on

This Columbus day, celebrate the person who really discovered America — aka, pretty much everyone except Christopher Columbus. By now, it’s well known that Indigenous people populated America well before Columbus arrived, and he wasn’t even the first European to land here.  So instead of throwing up a dumb Columbus meme on Facebook, use your...CONTINUE READING

This woman could become the first Native American governor in US history

The list of Native American governors in American history is depressingly short. It’s zero, to be exact. That’s why Idaho Democrat Paulette Jordan’s Tuesday primary win for governor was so significant. If Jordan wins the general election, she’s poised to become the first Native American governor in American history, and the first female governor in...CONTINUE READING

Trump’s called Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ at least 26 times—and it’s not OK

Since Aug. 2014, Donald Trump has referred to Sen. Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” at least 26 times.  He mostly slings the slur on Twitter, but he’s also repeated it during rallies, interviews, and at meetings with fellow government officials — all attempts to discredit the senator by painting her with an offensive nickname that propagates...CONTINUE READING

The Navajo code talkers that helped the U.S. win WWII

c. 1943 Navajo code talkers Cpl. Henry Bake, Jr. and PFC George H. Kirk transmit messages during combat on Bougainville. Image: Fotosearch/Getty Images Shortly after the entry of the United States into World War II, Philip Johnston approached the Marine Corps with a proposal that could help tip the scales in the Pacific Theater. Johnston...CONTINUE READING

Trump praises Native Americans and uses racial slur in the same sentence

You may have survived Thanksgiving with your racist uncle, but President Donald Trump won’t let that feeling of relief last long. At an event honoring the Navajo code talkers who played a vital role in the U.S. military during World War II, Trump couldn’t stop himself from making a racist dig at Sen. Elizabeth Warren,...CONTINUE READING

All the places celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day

Over the decades, as Americans have reexamined the founding of the nation, the second Monday in October came to be the source of great controversy. Though many still celebrate Columbus Day — a holiday to remember the month in 1492 when Italian explorer Christopher Columbus was said to have “discovered” America — an increasing number...CONTINUE READING

Why Square commissioned this stunning short film about Native American youth

Genevieve Iron Lightning has seen hardship. When the young Lakota dancer was just 11 or 12 years old, her mother began battling depression and alcoholism, causing her to treat her children differently and compromise their safety. So Iron Lightning made a brave decision, and took her two younger brothers to live with their grandmother in...CONTINUE READING
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