Native American Tribe Buys Small Part Of Ancestral Lands Near Big Sur In Monterey Co.A Native American tribe of Monterey Co, has reclaimed its ancestral lands on California’s Big Sur coast that were lost to the Spanish nearly 250 years ago, in a $4.5 million deal involving the state and the Western Rivers Conservancy.
Nation's First LGBT Native American Elected To CongressDemocratic newcomer Sharice Davids has defeated incumbent Rep. Kevin Yoder in Kansas to become the nation's first LGBT Native American in Congress.
Trump Renews Insults At Elizabeth Warren After Stanford Expert's DNA TestPresident Donald Trump revived Tuesday his "Pocahontas" nickname for Elizabeth Warren, a day after the Massachusetts senator released a DNA test amplifying the controversy over her claimed Native American heritage.
Stanford Prof's DNA Analysis Of Elizabeth Warren Points To Native American Heritage Responding to years of derision by President Donald Trump and other critics, Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released a report on a DNA analysis that provides strong evidence she does, in fact, have Native American heritage.
Hilary Duff Apologizes For Offensive Halloween CostumeHilary Duff was probably hoping for a different reaction to her red carpet debut with boyfriend Jason Walsh...
Scrutiny Mounts For Native American Tribe's Proposed Vallejo CasinoU.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is leading the effort to squash a Native American tribe's mega-casino plans in Vallejo.
Native American Affairs Among Top Concerns For Arizona, Utah and Idaho VotersMinimum wage, medical care for veterans and Native American affairs were among the top concerns for Arizona, Utah and Idaho voters Tuesday.
Ex-California Tribal Official Pleads Guilty In $17M FraudThe former administrator of an Indian tribe in the Sacramento area has pleaded guilty to helping steal more than $17 million in a kickback scheme.
Man Arrested In Fatal Stabbing Of Homeless War Veteran In RichmondPolice on Tuesday arrested a Richmond man in the stabbing death of an Afghanistan war veteran in Richmond last Friday, a police sergeant said.
'Kennewick Man' Related To Modern Native AmericansOn Thursday, scientists announced a new, comprehensive re-analysis of the "Kennewick Man," an 8,500-year-old North American skeleton...
French Auction House Ignores Hopi Tribe, Robert Redford, Activists Calls To Stop Sale Of Sacred ArtifactsAccording 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.
Central Calif. Student Gets OK To Wear Eagle Feather At GraduationA 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.
U.S. Senate Candidate Apologizes After 'War Cry' In Reference To Native Americans During ConventionU.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.
Lawmakers Seek To Ban 'Redskins' Team Name From California SchoolsThe state Assembly has approved legislation barring California public schools from using the Redskins name for teams and mascots.
Native American Tribes Meet To Discuss Legalizing Pot On Reservations; NorCal Tribe Already Cashing In On Green RushTribal 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.