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CA, NV Lawmakers Push To Make Ethnic Studies Course Mandatory For Public High School Students

Proposals that would make a class in ethnic studies mandatory for all high school students are being considered by legislators in California and Nevada. The bills would make the courses a graduation requirement.

03/12/2015

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Facebook Accidentally Blocks Native Americans For Using ‘Fake’ Names

Native Americans say Facebook is locking them out of their accounts because the social media giant thinks their names are fake, according to Colorlines.

02/10/2015

Protest at Levi's Stadium

Native Americans March Outside 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium To Protest Redskins

A long line of Native Americans chanted as they marched to Levi’s Stadium before Sunday’s 49ers game.

11/23/2014

Fans enter AT&T Park for the San Francisco Giants game against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Native Americans File Claim Against San Francisco After Getting Ejected From Giants’ Native American Night At AT&T Park

Two Native Americans ejected from the San Francisco Giants’ Native American Heritage Night at AT&T Park have filed claims against the city claiming they were injured by police and subjected to civil right’s violations.

09/15/2014

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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

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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

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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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