Interior Secretary Haaland To Visit Alcatraz, Commemorate Native American OccupationMore than half a century after Native American activists famously occupied San Francisco's Alcatraz Island, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland will visit the island on Saturday to discuss recent strides made between indigenous communities and the federal government.
Media Coverage Leads to Changing Name of UC Hastings College of LawLast week, the Board of Directors voted to change the name of the UC Hastings College of the Law after years of criticism over the dark history of the school's namesake.
UC Hastings Seeks To Remove Name Of Founder Who Funded Native American Massacres In 1850sThe University of California Hastings College of the Law will work on removing the name of its founder, who sponsored massacres of Native Americans in the 1850s, the board of directors voted Tuesday.
Jefferson Awards: Bay Area Winners Receive National Honor For Bridging Digital Divide On Tribal LandsA pair of Bay Area Jefferson Award winners have received a national honor for their roles in bridging the digital divide on tribal lands.
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.
UC Berkeley Removes Kroeber Hall Name From Building Over Namesake's Treatment Of Native AmericansUniversity of California at Berkeley officials on Tuesday stripped another hall of its name, the fourth in a year's time.
'Squaw' Dropped From Name Of Popular Sierra Ski Resort; Played Host To 1960 Winter OlympicsAmid a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality, owners of a popular Sierra ski resort that played host to the 1960 Winter Olympics have decided to drop the word 'squaw' from its name.
Squaw Valley Resort Officials Considering A Name ChangeWhen most Northern Californians hear the word Sierra, their minds associate the region with a ski destination -- Squaw Valley. That may soon be a thing of the past.
Native Americans Mark 50 Years Since Alcatraz OccupationNative Americans who occupied Alcatraz Island 50 years ago are gathering there for a day of events to mark the anniversary.
San Francisco School District Votes To Cover Up Mural Without Painting Over ItThe San Francisco Unified School District Board decided Tuesday night to backtrack on the decision to paint over a controversial mural following a major public backlash.
Actor Danny Glover Opposes Washington High Mural Removal; Calls Plan 'A Book Burning'Actor Danny Glover, a San Francisco Washington High graduate, on Monday compared plans to paint over controversial mural at the school to a "book burning."
San Francisco NAACP Leaders Call For Preservation Of Controversial School MuralA plan to replace a controversial mural at a San Francisco high school is getting pushback from several local African American leaders.
Outside Lands Adds Native American Headdresses To List Of Banned ItemsAttendees of this year's Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in Golden Gate Park will not be allowed to wear Native American headdresses, organizers said.
SFUSD Approves Covering Controversial George Washington High School MuralA decades-old mural in a San Francisco school will be removed from public view because of its depiction of Native Americans.
SFUSD Board To Decide Fate Of Controversial Mural At George Washington HighThe San Francisco Unified School District's Board of Education is expecting a crowded house during its meeting Tuesday.