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Mark Nelson (Richmond Police Dept.)

Man Arrested In Fatal Stabbing Of Homeless War Veteran In Richmond

Police on Tuesday arrested a Richmond man in the stabbing death of an Afghanistan war veteran in Richmond last Friday, a police sergeant said.

07/08/2015

DNA work at the GeoGenetics lab (credit: Mikal Schlosser)

‘Kennewick Man’ Related To Modern Native Americans

On Thursday, scientists announced a new, comprehensive re-analysis of the “Kennewick Man,” an 8,500-year-old North American skeleton…

06/19/2015

Masked Kachina dancers, Shongopavi pueblo, Arizona, sometime before 1900. (Wikimedia Commons)

French Auction House Ignores Hopi Tribe, Robert Redford, Activists Calls To Stop Sale Of Sacred Artifacts

According to the Native American Hopi tribe, the sacred masks for sale in Paris are human beings. “Drouot is creating harm to our people,” said Hopi tribal member.

06/10/2015

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Central Calif. Student Gets OK To Wear Eagle Feather At Graduation

A Native American student who sued his California school district because it refused to let him wear an eagle feather to his high school graduation will be able to wear the sacred item after all.

06/03/2015

Loretta Sanchez

U.S. Senate Candidate Apologizes After ‘War Cry’ In Reference To Native Americans During Convention

U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez is apologizing after a videotape surfaced showing her making a “whooping cry” in reference to Native Americans during a talk with constituents during the state Democratic Convention in Southern California this weekend.

05/17/2015

The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Lawmakers Seek To Ban ‘Redskins’ Team Name From California Schools

The state Assembly has approved legislation barring California public schools from using the Redskins name for teams and mascots.

05/04/2015

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Native American Tribes Meet To Discuss Legalizing Pot On Reservations; NorCal Tribe Already Cashing In On Green Rush

Tribal leaders are drafting regulations for a marijuana industry, and they toured some dispensaries. “Historically we’ve always had the medicine man, and they’ve always prescribed herbal medicine,” said one leader.

02/27/2015

Redskins v 49ers

49ers Squeak By Redskins For 17-13 Win In Santa Clara

Carlos Hyde ran for a go-ahead 4-yard touchdown with 2:59 remaining, and the San Francisco 49ers barely squeaked by the lowly Washington Redskins with a 17-13 win Sunday that kept them in the thick of the playoff chase.

11/23/2014

World Series - Detroit Tigers v San Francisco Giants - Game 1

Native Americans Send List Of Demands To Giants After Filing Claim For Being Ejected From AT&T Park

An attorney representing two Native Americans who were ejected from AT&T Park during a Giants’ game last June has sent a letter to the team with a list of demands after filing a claim seeking damages against the city.

09/16/2014

San Francisco Giants Fans (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

San Francisco Giants May Ban ‘Culturally Insensitive’ Attire At AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants organization is in the final steps of adopting a policy to ban fans from wearing “culturally-insensitive” attire at AT&T Park.

07/09/2014

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