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Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: Hail On The Redskins

Uncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football’s most controversial franchise

06/20/2014

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U.S. Patent Office Cancels Six Redskins Trademark Registrations

The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that the team’s federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

06/18/2014

Alcatraz Island (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Sunrise Gathering Commemorates Native American Takeover Of Alcatraz

Several hundred people, including dozens of Native Americans, attended a special sunrise gathering on Alcatraz Island Thanksgiving Day morning to commemorate the occupation of the island 41 years ago.

11/22/2012

Eye On The Bay: Alcatraz Swim

Eye On The Bay: Alcatraz Swim

Alcatraz has long been an iconic landmark in the Bay Area. And on this edition of Eye on the Bay, it serves as a dramatic backdrop for an inspirational swim.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/31/2012

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Rohnert Park Casino Faces New Legal Challenge

There is more hope for opponents of a Rohnert Park casino following a ruling in favor of a Michigan man who is trying to block a tribal casino in that state.

06/19/2012

Alcatraz Island (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

New Native American Occupation Exhibit Opens At Alcatraz

The exhibit will feature photographs, audio interviews and archival footage depicting American Indian activism.

11/20/2011

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Activists Remember Alcatraz Occupation, Still Protecting Indigenous Lands

Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Native American occupation of Alcatraz, an event referred to by many as the beginning of the concept of Red Power.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/11/2011

Glen Cove Waterfront Park

Mediation Set For Native American Burial Site In Vallejo

A federal mediator is scheduled to meet with Vallejo officials on Monday about plans to build over an ancient Native American burial site.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/24/2011

Glen Cove Park (www.protectglencove.org)

Native Americans Protesting In Vallejo Park Stay Put

Native Americans on Monday continued to protest construction in the Glen Cove Waterfront Park in Vallejo, but reached an interim agreement before protesters could be physically removed by police.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2011

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