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Features

America Is Still Afraid of Heavy Metal

Two Native American metalheads were kicked off a campus tour last week by a white woman who feared their brown skin and black T-shirts. That fear is nothing new.
Kim Kelly
5.10.18
immigration

The Trump Administration Is Waiving 25 Laws to Build a New Bit of 'Wall'

To expand some fencing in New Mexico, the government will need to brush aside a bunch of environmental and land use regulations.
Meredith Hoffman
1.27.18
native americans

The California Tribe the Government Tried to Erase in the 60s

The Nisenan tribe of the California Central Valley are fighting to regain recognition from the federal government.
Brooke Schueller
Avery L. White
1.17.18
TIME TRAVEL

Do We All See the Man Holding an iPhone in This 1937 Painting?

Wait for it.
Brian Anderson
8.25.17
true crime

After Finding Oil, These Native Americans Were Murdered

The Osage people became famously rich with oil money in the 1920s. Then they started turning up dead.
Seth Ferranti
4.18.17
Standing Rock

The Final, Messy, Defiant Days of the Standing Rock Camps

Defying the government and even the local tribes, a stubborn group of activists remains camped out in North Dakota
Cheree Franco
2.21.17
Stuff

Native Superheroes Battle Old Stereotypes at the First Ever Indigenous Comic Con

The recent event, the first of its kind in the world, represents the growth of the subcultural vanguard of indigenous-created media that is slowly working its way into the multibillion dollar comic industry.
Samuel Gilbert
11.27.16
News

Protesters at Standing Rock Don’t Care That Winter Is Coming

Even as the temperature drops, protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline say they won't be leaving, and that there's no place in world they'd rather be.
Cole Kazdin and Duy Linh Tu
11.21.16
Photo

Photos of Resistance at Standing Rock

Avery L. White's dramatic photographs of people in the thick of the Standing Rock protests.
Avery White
11.2.16
Art

Native Art Biennial Spotlights the Work of Indigenous Americans

Montreal’s Contemporary Native Art Biennial showcases works by more than 25 artists.
TCP Staff
4.25.16
News

Native American Women Are Rape Targets Because of a Legislative Loophole

Tribal courts can't try non-Native individuals, which means white people can commit crimes on Native American land—including sexual assault—with virtually zero repercussions.
Jessica Rizzo
12.16.15
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

War in Weed Country

Native Americans in California are outlawing marijuana in order to save the environment—and themselves.
Sierra Crane-Murdoch
11.2.15
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