Indigenous First Nations

Say Goodbye To The Name ‘Redskins’? U.S. Patent Office Just Canceled Trademark
By June 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Say Goodbye To The Name ‘Redskins’? U.S. Patent Office Just Canceled Trademark

The trademark for the Redskins football team has been CANCELLED in what is a landmark U.S. Patent Office decision. In total, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled six federal trademark registrations for the name of the Washington Redskins. The office ruled that the name is “disparaging to Native Americans.” As such, it […]

Anti-Redskins Commercial That Aired During The NBA Finals
By June 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Anti-Redskins Commercial That Aired During The NBA Finals

When fans tuned into the NBA finals on Tuesday night, they didn’t just see the San Antonio Spurs take on the Miami Heat. They also got a glimpse into a another standoff that has been going on for years. A Native American Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation in California paid for an advertising spot that has […]

Major Protests at UND Against Racist ‘Siouxper Drunk’ Anti-Native American Shirts
By May 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Major Protests at UND Against Racist ‘Siouxper Drunk’ Anti-Native American Shirts

If you thought the Washington “Redskins” name, or the Cleveland Indians “Chief Wahoo” mascot were offensive, you haven’t seen anything yet. Students at the University of North Dakota have been sporting perhaps the most racially offensive shirts to gain traction on a college campus in history. Now, students and others are planning a protest walk […]

White Power Leader Who Tried To Take Over Town Is Released From Jail
By April 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

White Power Leader Who Tried To Take Over Town Is Released From Jail

Craig Cobb, the white supremacist, Neo-Nazi leader who terrorizing and tried to over-run the small North Dakota town of Leith, is now being released from jail. Early Tuesday, a judge accepted Cobb’s please in the case that charged him with felony terrorizing and menacing. Cobb had been held in the Mercer County Jail in Stanton […]

This Native American Indian Rapper Just Became the MTV Artist of the Week
By March 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

This Native American Indian Rapper Just Became the MTV Artist of the Week

Have you hear about the Native American musical artist “Supaman”? This Apsáalooke Native American Indian comes from the Crow Nation Reservation near Billings, Montana. On March 21, the MTV Iggy blog named him Artist of the Week, selecting him over hundreds of competitors. “Native Americans grasp that culture of hip-hop because of the struggle,” explains […]