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Senate passes bill to save funding for black colleges

The Senate on Thursday passed a bipartisan deal that would permanently restore funding to historically black colleges and universities and other schools that serve...

Trump order creates task force on missing American Indians

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday creating a White House task force on missing and slain American Indians and...

Attorney general unveils plan on missing Native Americans

PABLO, Mont. (AP) - Attorney General William Barr announced a nationwide plan Friday to address the crisis of missing and slain Native American women...

Native Americans honor 50th anniversary of Alcatraz takeover

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For Eloy Martinez, returning to Alcatraz Island meant a joyous reunion with people he hadn’t seen in decades. It also...

Native Americans honor 50th anniversary of Alcatraz

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For Eloy Martinez, returning to Alcatraz Island meant a joyous reunion with people he hadn’t seen in decades. It also...

Long-running coal plant on Navajo Nation stops production

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers in the West for nearly 50 years shut down Monday, the latest...

N. Scott Momaday remembers 1969 Pulitzer, promises memoir

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Kiowa writer N. Scott Momaday, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his groundbreaking novel “House Made of...

After 20 years, Washington tribe hopes to hunt whales again

SEATTLE (AP) - Patrick DePoe was in high school the last time his Native American tribe in Washington state was allowed to hunt whales....

Most distant world ever explored gets new name: Arrokoth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away finally has an official name: Arrokoth.NASA said Tuesday that...

People of color make gains in mayoral races across the US

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - People of color made history this week by winning municipal races in places their families were once ignored or prevented...