Last month Christina Fallin sparked outrage with an instagram picture of herself wearing a Native American headdress in a promotional photo for her band, Pink Pony. Over the weekend she sparked more controversy, wearing a native shawl with the word "Sheep" on the back, and dancing in a fake Indian war dance. All of which has caused a problem for her mother, Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma.
Thanksgiving! Time for a fun poll:)
Self-proclaimed television prophet Cindy Jacobs recently warned people with Native American heritage that they should "repent for their ancestors' animism" because they are particularly vulnerable to evil spirits.
Native American tribes band together in solidarity to take direct action to stop what they say is an illegal pipeline on their land, built by Enbridge.
From this Monday's Andrea Mitchell Reports, Rep. Marsha Blackburn did her part to make sure that the Republican party remains the "stupid party." I don't think remarks like this are going to help them much with making inroads with women and minority voters.
The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to pass legislation reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act on Tuesday, despite the efforts of a group of Republican men who tried to block it. Florida senator Marco Rubio led a group of 22 male
One of the leaders of the famed 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee, he helped thrust the plight of Native Americans into the national spotlight. Among the films he was in were 'The Last of the Mohicans' and 'Natural Born Killers.'
We've done such horrible things to our native population, and of course this recommendation will only be met with disdain and incredulous laughter. After all, Indians exist to be exploited, right? Why, the very idea of reparations seems somehow
Romney had to downplay his Mormonism in '08, so the recent criticism that the LDS church is a non-Christian cult, from people like Texas Mega-preacher/Rick Perry supporter Robert Jeffress, is not surprising. You remember Bryan Fischer from
I grew up a few miles north of the Shoshone-Bannock reservation in southern Idaho, and was exposed as a child to the very visceral bigotry against Native Americans that has been part of the landscape in the West for the past 150 years or more. I
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