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.
Canadian Ashley Burnham of the Cree Nation set the political sphere ablaze when she called on Indigenous people to vote out Prime Minister Harper.
President Obama announced that his administration would change the name of Mt. McKinley to its original Indigenous name, Denali, a word that means "High One" in Athabascan.
"This lawsuit is made necessary by the at-best schizophrenic, if not suicidal, nature of U.S. climate and energy policy."
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council voted on Wednesday to refuse all money from the Washington NFL football team.
The game "Never Alone" was developed with participation of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, a group that works with indigenous Alaskans living in city settings.
The death of Sarah Bland has the nation abuzz about police brutality, but a lesser known story regarding a Lakota woman is also worthy of our attention.
An Apache Indian caravan is making a stop in Denver to draw attention to a land grab by a mining giant.
On May 26, the town council in Newstead, New York voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.