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Astronomers Stop Using Telescopes in Hawaii During Protests
  • 17 July 2019
The protesters object to construction of the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope out of concern...
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Did Sen. Elizabeth Warren Describe Her Race as ‘American Indian’ on Her 1986 Texas Bar Card?
  • 6 February 2019
In early 2019 the Massachusetts Democrat attempted to distance herself from her past pronouncements about...
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Did the Trump Administration Take Land from the Tribe That Welcomed the Pilgrims?
  • 28 November 2018
The Department of the Interior reversed an Obama-era decision to put Mashpee Wampanoag land in...
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Has North Dakota Law Made It Harder for Native Americans to Vote?
  • 28 October 2020
Back in 2018, critics of a series of voter ID restrictions provided ample evidence that...
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Did Donald Trump Appoint the First Native American to Lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs?
  • 18 September 2018
In August 2018, the U.S. Senate confirmed Tara Sweeney's appointment as Assistant Secretary for Indian...
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Did Russia Erect a Monument to Native Americans in Front of the United States Embassy in Moscow?
  • 27 March 2018
There was a well-publicized petition to construct such a monument, but it has not been...
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Did Abraham Lincoln Order the Execution of 38 Dakota Fighters?
  • 14 March 2018
After a violent Native American uprising in 1862, President Lincoln signed off on 39 executions...
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Native Americans Shot Down an Airplane with Arrows?
  • 4 May 2017
A photograph showing an airplane pierced with dozens of wooden arrows is frequently circulated with...
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Trump Wants to Deport American Indians to India?
  • 6 March 2017
Reports that President Trump said he was going to deport Native Americans back to India...
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‘This Is Our Ghost Dance.’ Standing Rock Sioux Will Continue Their Dakota Access Pipeline Battle
  • 21 December 2016
Despite a freezing winter, hundreds of activists and Native Americans hunker down in a sustained...
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Did Native American Scouts’ Long Hair Provide “Almost Supernatural” Tracking Abilities During the Vietnam War?
  • 6 December 2016
Native American trackers were supposedly recruited by the U.S. military for service during the Vietnam...
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Army Corps Backs Away From Plan to Shut Down Standing Rock Camp
  • 28 November 2016
The Army Corps had initially set a 5 December 2016 deadline to move protesters off...
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