Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Tours Alcatraz; Remembers Takeover By Indigenous ProtestersInterior Secretary Deb Haaland on Saturday said progress has been made by Indigenous people during a visit to Alcatraz Island, which became a symbol of the struggles of Native People for self-determination following its takeover in the 1960s, but more remains to be done.
Interior Secretary Haaland Formally Declares "Squaw" a Derogatory Term, Takes Steps to End Federal UseU.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday formally declared “squaw” a derogatory term and said she is taking steps to remove it from federal government use and to replace other derogatory place names.
Newsom Signs Law to Replace Fr. Serra Statue With Memorial to Indigenous CaliforniansMore than a year after protesters toppled a statue of Spanish missionary Junipero Serra on the grounds of the Capitol, Gov. Newsom signed a law on Friday to replace it with a memorial for the state’s Native peoples.
Marin County Officials To Discuss Possible Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Name ChangeOfficials in Marin County are planning to hold another online meeting next week on the possible renaming of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard because of its namesake's history as a 16th-century slave trader.