More Native Americans Articles

  • Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles. The latest effort on the Navajo...

  • Poll: Indians view rape as big problem, laws lax

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows that Indians view rape as a big problem in their country and think the criminal justice system is inadequate to deal with it. The national survey was conducted by the Pew Research Center one year after the December 2012 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old...

  • Tribal chairman says oil production rivals states

    NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of North Dakota's Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara nations say the tribes' oil production levels are higher than most U.S. states. Tex Hall, chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes, said the more than 1,000 wells in the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation produce more...

  • Native Americans say US violated human rights

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of getting help with a land claim. The Onondaga Indian Nation says it plans to file a petition at the Organization of American States on Tuesday,...

  • UN expert weighs in on Redskins controversy

    GENEVA (AP) — A United Nations human rights expert says the name of the Washington Redskins football team is a "hurtful reminder" of the mistreatment of Native Americans, but stopped short of joining in calls for the team's owner to change the name. Last month, team owner Dan Snyder said he...

  • Mohegan Tribe protects benefits with casino empire

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A gaming slump is eating into the profits of Mohegan Sun, but the 2,000 tribal members who draw benefits from the massive casino aren't feeling the pinch — not with money coming in from a burgeoning Mohegan Tribe gaming empire. Under a strategy that began before the...

  • Snyder: Redskins to assist Native Americans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder says it's time to put some money behind his claim that his team's nickname honors Native Americans. Snyder said Monday he's creating a foundation to assist American Indian tribes, even as some in that community continue to assert that the...

  • Mohegan Tribe backs more aid for Connecticut host

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The chairman of the Mohegan Tribe is advocating for the town that hosts its Connecticut casino to receive a bigger share of the slots revenue it hands over to the state. The state divides some money from two tribal casinos each year for grants to Connecticut's 169...



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