Native Americans and others from throughout the state commemorated the life of the great Cherokee war chief, Dragging Canoe, with a celebration.
The old maxim applies: "Justice delayed is justice denied."
Another dauntless advocate of American Indian activism has walked on with the passing of Native rights stalwart John Trudell.
Change the Mascot says about a dozen schools have dropped Native mascots over the past two years and another 20 are considering a change.
For American Indians, the NFL season offers regular reminders that our rights still aren't fully recognized.
This date in 1939 marks the birth of Russell Charles Means, activist for the rights of Native American people.
In 1852 the California legislature paid $1.1 million to citizen militias to hunt and kill Native Americans.
Mare Advertencia Lirika, an indigenous Zapotec, has made a name for herself on the Latin American hip-hop scene.
The idea of replacing Columbus Day with a day celebrating the indigenous people of North America first arose in 1977.
A Native second-grader was sent home because his traditional Mohawk hairstyle was "too distracting" to teachers and students.