(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- A state representative wants to restore a piece of Connecticut's pre-colonial history to one of its major water streams.State Rep. Anthony Nolan introduced a bill this week in the state that would restore the Thames River to the Pequot River, named... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- It's been nearly half a year since Secretary Deb Haaland released the first report in the Interior Department's investigation into the legacy and lasting trauma from Indian boarding schools.For more than a century, from 1819 to the late 1960s, the federal government... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sam Olbekson was first exposed to architecture at age five, when his uncle was a construction worker on a project to build the Minneapolis American Indian Center.Decades later, Olbekson, 51, now runs his own architecture firm, Full Circle Indigenous Planning. He’s... Read More.
While the original Black Panther was hailed for bringing Black heroes to the forefront, its hit sequel, Wakanda Foreveris earning praise for a change of its antagonist's origin to highlight Meso-American heritage.Namor was one of Marvel Comics' first characters back in 1939, and although... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Across the United States, millions are facing extreme heat as temperatures hold steady in the triple digits. For communities of color, underlying systemic inequities increase the chances of heat-related illnesses and death.Heat is among the deadliest of all weather-related disasters, beating... Read More.
On Sunday, AMC launches its new thriller series Dark Winds. Based on author Tony Hillerman's "Leaphorn and Chee" book series, Zahn McClarnon and Kiowa Gordon star as a pair of Navajo police officers investigating a series of murders and a violent bank robbery.The 1970s-set thriller series was produced by Hillerman fans Robert... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the oil tanker Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound, hundreds of thousands of acres of water were threatened.The 1989 spill, considered one of the most devastating environmental disasters in U.S. history, destroyed the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their families over a span of 150 years, made to live in boarding schools across the U.S. that were run by the federal government and churches in an effort to force assimilation.“It... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A relentless drought and wildfire season in America's West and a tense standoff over federal leases for oil and gas drilling have been early tests for the Biden administration's climate policy and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to hold... Read More.