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“George Washington burned so many Native American villages in the Northeast that it earned him the Seneca name ‘Town Destroyer.’ And Thomas Jefferson proposed luring Native Americans into debt and obligating them to sell their lands in lieu of payment.”

The ethnonationalist xenophobia that drove the expulsion of Native Americans from their lands in the 1830s has parallels today, David Treuer writes.

“George Washington burned so many Native American villages in the Northeast that it earned him the Seneca name ‘Town Destroyer.’ And Thomas Jefferson proposed luring Native Americans into debt and obligating them to sell their lands in lieu of payment.”

"She documents how Indigenous food traditions were lost when Native Americans were forcibly removed from their land and given government-supplied commodity foods that made them sick. She considers questions of food sovereignty, colonization, and trauma."

A living history museum in Massachusetts focused on colonial life on the English settlement at Plymouth is planning to change its name to better reflect the Native Americans that long lived in the region.

The expulsion of Native Americans from their lands in the 1830s killed thousands, displaced tens of thousands, and enabled an expansion of slavery, David Treuer writes. What lessons should policymakers and citizens today take from this era of U.S. history?

The Supreme Court ruled that much of eastern Oklahoma is an Indian reservation, preventing the state from prosecuting Native Americans there

The Supreme Court’s 5-to-4 declaration that much of Tulsa and eastern Oklahoma had long been a reservation of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation was seen as a watershed victory for Native Americans.

After decades of controversy, it took a serious threat to Dan Snyder’s team’s finances to get the owner of the Washington N.F.L. franchise to consider changing the team’s name, which Native Americans (and many dictionaries) consider to be a slur.

Braves’ name, chop are complex and personal issues for Native Americans

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VICTORY: A judge just blocked a law that made voting nearly impossible for Native Americans living on rural reservations in Montana.

Spirit Lake Tribe has just filed an Emergency Motion for a restraining order against the North Dakota law that is blocking Native Americans from voting:

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Republicans shouldn’t vote for H.R. 312, a special interest casino Bill, backed by Elizabeth (Pocahontas) Warren. It is unfair and doesn’t treat Native Americans equally!

BREAKING: A judge just temporarily overturned a law that made voting nearly impossible for many Native Americans living on rural reservations in Montana — giving our clients the ability to participate in the June 2nd primary.

We owe Native Americans so much. It's time for a new approach to the Native American people, not to run a pipeline through their land.

Now they're trying to tell Native Americans in Sioux County SD that their votes will be disqualified on the basis of the *color of the ink* they use to vote. Apparently they're going to throw everything they've got at this. Just astonishing.

At off-cam WH briefing acting ICE dir. Horman concedes undocumented immigrants do not commit more crimes than native born Americans.

Trump's decision to give the go-ahead for the Dakota Access Pipeline is a slap in the face to Native Americans. #NoDAPL  #NoKXL 

I appreciate @POTUS  listening to the Native Americans and millions of others who believe the Dakota Access Pipeline shouldn't be built.

. must protect the safety of Native Americans and their supporters who have gathered peacefully to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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