(CLEVELAND) -- Following decades of backlash from the Native American community, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team announced that the franchise will change its name from the Indians to the Guardians. The team initially announced its intention to change its name in December 2020, but the... Read More.
(BILLINGS, Mont.) -- A 24-year-old councilwoman for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe in Montana was beaten, robbed and "left for dead" last week, according to the local police department and her family members. Silver Little Eagle was transported to a medical facility after officers were dispatched... Read More.
By Dr. Sara Yumeen, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The rates of disability among U.S. children are increasing, with the highest rate of disability among Native American children, according to a newly released brief by the U.S. Census Bureau.More... Read More.
BY: KIARA ALFONSECA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — In an effort to provide more resources to investigate thousands of unsolved cases of missing and murdered Native Americans, a new Bureau of Indian Affairs unit has been launched by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland. Indigenous communities have... Read More.
On Friday, Sting released a compilation called Duets, which rounds up all the songs he's recorded over the years with stars like Eric Clapton, Annie Lennox, Herbie Hancock, Mary J. Blige and more. And it looks like his fans --... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Vaccinations in Oklahoma are now open to everyone in the state thanks to a surprising source: Oklahoma's Native tribes.The Chickasaw, Osage, Choctaw and Citizen Potawatomi Nations have expanded their vaccination eligibility to the... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- "History is being made, yet again," Vice President Kamala Harris said Thursday as she swore in Deb Haaland as the first Native American woman as interior secretary -- taking over the agency that once... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Monday confirmed Rep. Deb Haaland as interior secretary, making her the first Native American in U.S. history to serve in a president's Cabinet. Haaland, elected to the House of Representatives in 2018,... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate is expected to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland as interior secretary Monday in a historic vote that will make her the first Native American to serve as in a president's Cabinet.Haaland,... Read More.
By DEENA ZARU, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- More than a decade ago, Sundance, a member of the Muscogee tribe, led a successful effort to change the mascot of a high school from the Oberlin Indians to the Oberlin Phoenix. So... Read More.