United States Senator Elizabeth Warren has received a lot of criticism for stating that she has a mixed heritage that includes links to Cherokee and Delaware Native Americans. President Donald Trump has often fueled the criticism by referring to her as “Pocahontas.” Senator Warren addressed this matter again on Wednesday, February 14, while speaking to [ Read On… ]

This week, Senator Elizabeth Warren addressed the running controversy over her alleged Native American background. While she did not deny that she may have Native ancestry, she acknowledged that only tribal members have a say on who is a member of their tribe. In light of this, her family’s stories of being descended from a [ Read On… ]

The written word is, perhaps, history’s most efficient vessel for delivering emotion and accounts of human strife. With literature at the crossroads of empathy and wisdom, The Native American Literature Symposium, or NALS is stepping forward to connect the hearts and minds of Native Americans everywhere with their 2018 preliminary conference. This year’s conference will [ Read On… ]

Yurok Chief Justice Abby Abinanti and Quechan Chief Justice Claudette White will be featured next month in “Tribal Justice” a new PBS documentary. In 1974, Abinanti became the first Native American woman to be admitted as a member of the State Bar of California, while White is the highest-ranking justice in the tribal courts of [ Read On… ]