(RNS) — The same report also conceded that some students from Covington Catholic High School responded to a Native American man drumming and singing by performing the 'tomahawk chop.'
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An initial joint statement from the Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School on Saturday had condemned the students for their actions.
(RNS) — The national conversation about the confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial should always have been how we treat Native Americans, older people, and the marginalized, not whether a white kid got a bad rap in the media.
(RNS) — The case of the Covington Catholic High School students reminds us that we always do violence when we fail to recognize each other as other selves.
(RNS) — 'I have faith that human beings can use a moment like this to find a way to gain understanding from one another,' Nathan Phillips said.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'They're just responding to a president that is giving license to racists and bigots who have no place in our society,' a Native American activist said.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (RNS) — In the summer of 1970, a few dozen orcas were snatched and sold to various theme parks, decimating the gene pool of remaining whales. Only one survived. Now, the Lummi tribe wants her back.
(RNS) — Several Protestant denominations have repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery, the idea laid out in a series of 15th-century papal bulls that justified appropriating native land. But what are they doing now to act on that?
(RNS) — The president's move on Monday (Dec. 4) would shrink by 85 percent Utah's Bears Ears National Monument, which is considered sacred by a number of Native American tribes.
(RNS) — The popular 29-year-old worship leader has just published her first book, 'Glory Happening: Finding the Divine in Everyday Places.'
(RNS) In a move many Native American and religious groups have feared, President Trump reportedly will shrink the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah.
(The Conversation) If a suit by an environmental group asking for personhood rights for the Colorado River is successful, it would mean lawsuits can brought on behalf of the river for any harm done to it, as if it were a person.
For the past 100 years, indigenous peoples have been forced to adapt to changes in their environments and modify their religious rituals in the United States. Global warming, however, is different.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — They are suing to block the government from removing Yellowstone grizzlies from the endangered and threatened species list, which would allow Montana, Wyoming and Idaho to hold grizzly bear hunts.
(The Conversation) For many Native Americans, myth and medicine, religion and science, are not viewed as separate, but are interwoven into the fabric of our lives.