American Indians

HOLD FOR STORY BY PHILIP MARCELO -- In this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 photo Jessie “Little Doe” Baird, front right, vice chairwoman of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, hugs a member of the audience following the "We Gather Together" celebration at the Old Indian Meeting House, in Mashpee, Mass. For more …

Independent: Indian Language of the First Thanksgiving Revived

Massachusetts’s Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, whose ancestors ate with the pilgrims and gave birth to the Thanksgiving tradition, have brought the once-dead language spoken at that historic meal back to life, according to a Thursday report by the United Kingdom’s Independent newspaper.

Pope Francis addresses a joint session of Congress on September 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Pope is the first leader of the Roman Catholic Church to address a joint meeting of Congress, including more than 500 lawmakers, Supreme Court justices and top administration officials including Vice President Joe Biden. …

Pope Urges Congress To Reject ‘A Mindset of Hostility’ Toward Immigrants

In his historic speech to the joint session of the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis addressed the topic of immigration for the third time since arriving on American soil, urging Americans not to “repeat the sins and the errors of the past” by treating immigrants as North America’s earlier settlers treated the American Indians.

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War Whoop May Have Scalped Sanchez’s Senate Run

A gaffe by Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) this weekend may have fatally wounded her campaign bid for outgoing Sen. Barbara Boxer’s (D-CA) seat after she made a war whoop sound and gesture while telling delegates and supporters about an ‘Indian-American.’

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Keep Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill

Is it time to remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill? Liberal advocacy groups and and columnists are making a hard push to have Old Hickory’s image removed from American currency, primarily citing the Indian Removal Act of 1830, the Trail of Tears, and his “genocide” of Cherokee Indians.

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Sex Abuse Charges Embroil American Indian Spiritual Leader

Charles Chipps, Sr., is a world famous spiritual leader who for decades has inspired members of the Oglala Lakota Nation with his guidance at South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian reservation. But shocking charges that he sexually molested a long list of teen girls have divided the community.