native americans

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
5.11.18
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
1.28.18
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
8.27.17
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
4.17.17
Stuff

Superheroes Battle Old Stereotypes at the First-Ever Native American Comic Con

The recent event represents the growth of the subcultural vanguard of indigenous-created media that's slowly working its way into the comic industry.
Samuel Gilbert
11.27.16
native american cuisine

How to Decolonise Thanksgiving Dinner

We reached out to chef Nephi Craig, a member of the White Mountain Apache tribe. It starts with identifying foods that are indigenous to the Americas and asking yourself, "What do these ingredients mean to me?”
Javier Cabral
11.22.16
News

Protesters at Standing Rock Don’t Care Winter Is Coming

Even as the temperature drops and inhabitants of the Standing Rock camp winterize their teepees and tents, they say that 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
News

How the US Government Reached Out to Native Americans in the Wake of the Dakota Pipeline Fight

Intent on preventing another PR disaster, the government held a meeting with tribes in Phoenix.
Cole Kazdin
11.13.16
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
4.24.16
The Crown and Spectre 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
Sports

Pearl Jam’s Bassist Has Personally Funded More Than a Dozen Skateboard Parks in the Midwest

Jeff Ament has used his fame and success to help build skateparks all over Montana and South Dakota, many on Native American reservations.
Chris Nieratko
8.25.15
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