Native Americans

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Grill’d co-founder Simon Crowe apologises for wearing Native American headdress to party
Millionaire businessman criticised by TikTok users after appearing at company’s costume party in feathered headdress

Caitlin Cassidy

08, Dec, 2021 @8:53 AM

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Night Raiders review – search for Native American children turns dystopian sci-fi
Danis Goulet’s cautionary tale of an Indigenous mother’s rescue mission with overtones of the residential school scandal is thinly characterised

Phuong Le

29, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Indigenous activists want to change a California town’s racist name. Officials are pushing back
Roman Rain Tree has tried to convince local officials to do away with a name that ‘memorializes sexualized and genocidal acts’

Dani Anguiano in Fresno county

25, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘The gooey overlay of sweetness over genocide’: the myth of the ‘first Thanksgiving’
Some members of the Wampanoag Nation mark Thanksgiving as their National Day of Mourning

Alice Hutton

25, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Heal the past’: first Native American confirmed to oversee national parks
The confirmation of Charles F. Sams III marks a symbolic moment for many Indigenous communities

Hallie Golden

20, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Researchers identify 102 students who died at Native American school in Nebraska
School was operated by the federal government between 1884 and 1934 and was known for brutal punishments and hard labour

Richard Luscombe

15, Nov, 2021 @1:30 PM

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New England once hunted and killed humans for money. We’re descendants of the survivors | Dawn Neptune Adams, Maulian Dana and Adam Mazo
The settlers whom many Americans mythologize at Thanksgiving as peace-loving Pilgrims were, just a generation later, issuing government orders offering cash for dead Native American children

Dawn Neptune Adams, Maulian Dana with Adam Mazo

15, Nov, 2021 @11:19 AM

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Makah Tribe in US hopes for rights to resume sacred tradition of gray whale hunting
The tribe could be granted a special waiver after a lengthy legal battle to try to resume the historic practice

Hallie Golden in Seattle

12, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Ignored for 70 years’: human rights group to investigate uranium contamination on Navajo Nation
Boost for advocates’ group is step further in decades-long fight against mining pollution

Cody Nelson

27, Oct, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Wild Indian review – First-Nations Patrick Bateman enlivens Cain and Abel tale
A new take on an old story sees a high-flying Native American haunted by a violent past and marks director Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr out as one to watch

Phil Hoad

25, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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A-level textbook withdrawn over ‘inappropriate’ Native American question
USA 1865-1975: the Making of a Superpower asked whether treatment of Native Americans had been exaggerated

Aamna Mohdin

24, Oct, 2021 @2:19 PM

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Rugby bosses must tackle this misuse of Indigenous imagery | Letter
Letter: Exeter Rugby Club is wrong to ask its members to decide whether the team should continue with its Native American-themed imagery, writes Dr Malcolm MacLean

Letters

22, Oct, 2021 @4:48 PM

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