(NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Nicole's powerful winds have unearthed remains at a beach on Florida's Hutchinson Island, authorities said.The six bodies recovered so far are believed to be from a Native American burial ground in the area, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office said."Detectives... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Astronaut Nicole Aunapu Mann is set to become the first Native American woman in space when NASA launches its new crew to the International Space Station this fall.Mann will serve as commander on the SpaceX Crew-5 mission and will be joined... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Puzzled scientists are trying to figure out what a giant shark native to the Arctic was doing in considerably warmer waters thousands of miles south of its frigid home.Researchers from Florida International University and the Belize Fisheries Department recently discovered a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI has released a list of more than 170 Native Americans that have been confirmed to be missing throughout New Mexico and the Navajo Nation.The list will be regularly updated, as several federal agencies try to address the issue of missing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The nation’s streets are becoming more deadly for pedestrians, according to a new report released Tuesday.The report by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition found that in 2020, more than 6,500 people were struck and killed while walking.... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- A renowned American Indigenous restaurant took home one of the top honors at the prestigious James Beard Awards this week.The Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Owamni was named best new restaurant of 2022 at the awards ceremony, which was held in Chicago on Monday... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sacred chants recited by elders, like Native Hawaiian cultural practitioner Noe Noe Wong-Wilson, reflect indigenous beliefs and worldviews that go back a millennium.“In our culture, the elements have names and we consider them gods and goddesses, like the rain, wind and snow,”... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- More than 500 American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian children died over the course of 150 years in Indigenous boarding schools run by the American government and churches to force assimilation, according to a new report.The federal report follows an investigation... Read More.
(DEMING, Wash.) -- Hearing stories and learning about the Nooksack Indian Tribe has been a part of Santana Rabang’s life since she was a young child, growing up in Deming, Washington, near the banks of the Nooksack River.She says her identity as a Native... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tribal land in Virginia will be returned to the Rappahannock Tribe during a celebration hosted by the Department of the Interior Friday.Secretary Deb Haaland will join the Rappahannock Tribe, Chesapeake Conservancy and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in honor of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Census Bureau said it undercounted Black, Latino and Native American residents in its 2020 national population count, according to a survey released Thursday.Latinos were undercounted at a rate of 4.99%, nearly equivalent to the lack of representation in the... Read More.