2014 Culture and Tradition News Stories

Debate over 'Redskins' as nickname trickles down to Buffalo suburb (New York Times) 3/4/15

"We get the kids back": Native American grandmother fights to preserve families (The Guardian) 3/2/15

Indian families in South Dakota battle to keep children at home (Indianz) 3/2/15

Local woman's fight for baby draws Choctaw Nation's interest (Columbia Daily Herald) 12/27/14

Making American Indian children a priority (Wahpeton Daily News) 12/22/14

Chippewa tribe's children preserving Anishinaabe language (The Times Herald) 11/21/14

Opinion: The NFL is teaching us how to bully Native American children (Psychology Today) 10/6/14

Navajo Nation buys back 7 sacred masks at controversial Parisian auction (Indian Country Today) 12/16/14

Senator John McCain and Arizona Congressional delegation request State Department review of upcoming Hopi Tribe artifact sale (John McCain) 12/12/14

Black Mesa Mines: Native Americans determine return of their ancestors' bones (The Guardian) 12/10/14

Remember the Sand Creek Massacre (New York Times) 11/27/14

Native Americans ask Buffalo, NY to rename island (ABC News) 11/26/14

Redskins have the right to sue Native Americans over trademarks, judge rules (Washington Post) 11/25/14

Stealing children: A look at indigenous child removal policies (Indian Country Today) 11/21/4

Native American child law not followed, court says (SF Gate) 11/15/14

Suzan Harjo to receive Presidential medal of freedom (Indian Country Today) 11/11/14 1890 and 1973:

Do we really know what happened at Wounded Knee? (Huffington Post) 11/7/14

Shannon Country voters approve name change (Rapid City Journal) 11/5/14

Native Americans challenge L.A. TV license of KTTV over "Redskins" (PR Log) 11/3/14

Redskins face anti-nickname protest as team sues Native Americans (CBS News) 11/3/14

Yup'ik language barrier presents challenges in court proceedings (Alaska Dispatch News) 11/1/14

Judge suggests to it's OK for Redskins to sue Indians (The State) 10/31/14

Powerful anti-Redskins ad released on eve of more protests (Indian Country Today) 10/30/14

House minority praises the signing of a bill designating 20 Alaska Native languages as official state languages (Alaska Business Monthly) 10/23/14

Native Americans file petition asking FCC to revoke license of Dan Snyder-owned radio station (DCist) 10/14/14

In rejecting Columbus, cities forge path toward system alternative (Common Dreams) 10/13/14

Alaska Supreme Court uses Baby Veronica ruling to thwart ICWA (Indian Country Today) 10/10/14

Court grants inmate class action in Native Hawaiian religion case (The Garden Island) 10/7/14

Native Americans cheer city's new Indigenous Peoples' Day (Seattle Times) 10/6/14

Salmon people pray for sacred fish to return to historic home (Al-Jazeera) 10/5/14

Sacred Hopi objects returned to tribe at urging of feds (SF Reporter) 10/3/14

Navajo high court weighs case on language fluency (Yahoo News) 9/26/14

Navajo high court to hear case on language fluency (SF Gate) 9/18/14

Lawmaker to introduce bill to end NFL's tax-exempt status because of Redskins name (Washington Post) 9/16/14

Law prof files FCC complaint over use of NFL team's 'r-word' name (ABA Journal) 9/8/14

Preserving the native languages in Montana (Indian Country Today) 9/11/14

Treaty of Canandaigua arrives at National Museum of the American Indian (Indian Country Today) 9/11/14

Proposed bill would ban Native mascots in Colorado; Sponsor gets hate mail (Indian Country Today) 9/10/14

Fifth Circuit grants Native Americans religious freedom to obtain permits for eagle feathers (Southeast Texas Record) 9/9/14

Secret bidder saves sacred object from auction for Alaska Natives (Indian Country Today) 9/6/14

Interior secretary: It's 'surprising' Redskins name not changed, but it's not top priority for tribal leaders (Washington Post) 9/5/14

Native American tribes in Alaska receive grants to preserve language (Native American Times) 9/4/14

Native American coalition urging broadcasters not to use Redskins name (Washington Post) 9/3/14

Woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery: Tribes unhappy about woman's burial site work (Boston Globe) 8/29/14

9th Circuit won't stop repatriation of Kumeyaay Nation ancestors (Indianz) 8/27/14

Navajo boy sent home from TX school because of hair length (KOB4) 8/27/14

5th Cir. applies RFRA to Indian religious ceremonies subject to the MBTA and Eagle Protection Act (Lexology) 8/21/14 (Related Case: McAllen Grace Brethren Church v. Salazar)

Bush fellow preserves Lakota peacemaking traditions (South Dakota Public Broadcasting) 8/20/14

Effort to protect bald eagle suffers legal setback (Brainerd Daily Dispatch) 8/20/14

Yup'ik voters give ballot translation mixed reviews (Alaska Public Media) 8/20/14

Latest fishing clash between Oregon, Native American tribes is dispute dismissed (Oregon Live) 8/7/14

Southeast Alaska village sues over nonrural status (Enquirer-Herald) 8/4/14

Native language bills sent to full Senate (Navajo Nation Washington Office) 7/31/14

NIEA heads to Capitol Hill to advocate for Native language bills (Indianz) 7/28/14

Tribes bring bison plan to legislative panel (Idaho Statesman) 7/27/14

Agency accused of violating law on remains, relics (Associated Press News) 7/9/14

House panel faults feds intervention Into Tribe's foster care case (NPR) 6/25/14

Ponca tribe's long journey may get US recognition (Grand Lake News) 6/23/14

Standing up for every child (The Jamestown Sun) 6/18/14

"Disparaging" Washington football trademarks cancelled (National Law Journal) 6/18/14

DOI adopts rule to remove Native corporations from NAGPRA (Indianz) 6/12/14

Lemoore Native American grads get to don feathers (Fresno Bee) 6/6/14

Hale fights to ensure Indian Child Welfare Act law is followed by new Arizona Department of Child Safety (Arizona State House) 5/29/14

Turning to Michigan casinos to help collect unpaid child support (Michigan Public Radio) 5/25/14.

Defending religious rights of Native prisoners (Indian Country Today) 5/29/14

Siletz tribe asks membership to advise its council on marriage laws (Oregonian RSS ) 5/21/14

Diane Humetewa, confirmed to federal bench, makes history (Indian Country Today) 5/15/14

Navajo legislative leader agrees to peacemaking (AP) 5/7/14

The fire that was Billy Frank Jr.: Indian Country's greatest defender (Indian Country Today) 5/7/14

Judge orders transcripts produced in ICWA case (Rapid City Journal) 5/6/14

Court backs Indian inmates over tobacco use (Indianz.com) 5/5/14

Healing the dark legacy of Native American families (Inter Press Service) 4/29/14

Preserving culture: 6 early childhood language immersion programs (Indian Country Today) 4/23/14

Alaska becomes the second state to officially recognize indigenous languages (KTOO) 4/21/14

Native American sues Indiana prison over religion (Wish TV) 4/21/14

Indian man's skull turned over to tribe (Michigan Radio) 4/20/14

In California, saving a language that predates Spanish and English (New York Times) 4/12/14

Navajo Nation officially joins fight against Redskins mascot (Indian Country Today) 4/11/14

Baby Veronica's birth mother dropping related lawsuit against Cherokees, US (Tulsa World) 4/9/14

House committee passes bill to complete Indian cultural center (News Oklahoma) 4/9/14

A contemporary portrait of Native America (Slate) 4/8/14

Thousands of artifacts removed from rural Indiana home (Indy Star) 4/3/14

Opinion: The price of a slur (New York Times) 4/2/14

(See: the ICWA Info blog for more news articles on child welfare)

Native American tribe may seek to hunt bison inside Yellowstone (Reuters) 4/3/14

The battle of Washington [Redskins] (Sports Illustrated) 4/3/14

Alaska lawmakers weigh bill to declare Native languages official (Anchorage Daily News) 4/1/14

Racing to save the Yuchi language (Indian Country Today) 3/28/14

Tribes demand return of native scalps from Karl May Museum in Germany (Indian Country Today) 3/25/14

Native Americans blast Redskins gambit to defuse name controversy with financial contributions (Think Progress) 3/24/14

Eureka considers a formal apology for Wiyot Massacre (Indian Country Today) 3/17/14

All can participate in making change: Revolutionizing indigenous media (Cultural Survival) 3/14/14

Navajo Nation leaders speak out against "disparaging" mascots (Indianz) 3/14/14

The facts about artifacts (Real Change News) 3/12/14

Navajo council member introduces anti-Redskins bill (Indian Country Today) 3/13/14

Mascot bill signed into law; schools can keep Native American names (Gazette Times) 3/7/14

Ore. Native American mascot bill heads to governor for signature (Birmingham Star) 2/27/14

Offensive sports mascots draw concern from tribal leaders (CDA Press) 2/22/14

F.B.I. papers yield clues in vanishing of civil rights activist (New York Times) 2/19/14

Sage-burning student who was smoked out of classes may file human rights complaint (Indian Country Today) 2/19/14

Senate takes another look at Native American mascots bill (Statesman Journal) 2/14/14

Menominee Indian tribal chairwoman blasts new mascot law (WTAQ) 2/13/14

Native American mascots in Oregon: Supporters have two days to broker deal with Gov. John Kitzhaber (Oregon Live) 2/11/14

Lawmakers press NFL on name change for Washington Redskins (New York Times) 2/9/14

The best ad you'll see this Super Bowl weekend: NCAI (Think Progress) 1/31/14

Potawatomi tribe teaches language to keep culture alive (Kansas First) 1/31/14

Nez Perce tribe asks Idaho School District to change mascots (Indian Country Today) 1/30/14

Federal judge rules lawsuit over treatment of South Dakota Indian parents and tribes can move forward (ALCU) 1/29/14

Senators fight to preserve tribal cultures through native languages (Indian Country Today) 1/17/14

Clean slate for tribal fishing rights protesters? (Boise State Public Radio) 1/15/14

'SCALP EM!' racist T-shirt for sale after Florida State BCS victory (Indian Country Today) 1/14/14

Ojibwe tribes appeal ruling in nocturnal deer hunting case (Price County Daily) 1/13/14

Tribes receive $2.2 million in historic preservation grants (Indian Country Today) 1/9/14

Agency rejects trademark of "Redskins Hog Rinds," calling term derogatory (Washington Post) 1/6/14



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