A voting bloc that hasn't gotten as much national attention, Native voters are an influential constituency in several swing states, making them a group to watch in 2024.
American Indian students in North Carolina public schools could wear items like feathers and plumes to their graduation ceremonies to signify their cultural heritage in legislation given final Gene
House Bill 166 is titled the American Indians Graduating with Honors Act. The bill would allow any student who is enrolled as a member of a state or federally recognized Indian tribe to wear objects of cultural significance at their public school graduation ceremony.
Drug overdoses are killing more people than ever in the U.S., and a new CDC report finds growing racial disparities among those who have died — with the largest increase among Black Americans.
This year the beloved holiday comes on the heels of a national movement demanding racial justice. One Native American leader says that "people want to resolve the burdens of our history."
David Treuer's book is a wide-ranging account of Native American life, from the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre to now. He says that, contrary to popular perception, they're fully integrated in U.S. life.
New Census Bureau estimates underscore the digital divide facing Native Americans living on reservations or other American Indian land in the U.S.
Some Navajo are trying to bring back their traditional food culture, including drinking Navajo "tea." It's brewed with a plant called greenthread that thrives in the mid-summer heat of the Southwest.
Most American Indians are lactose intolerant, which means they need to find nutrients outside of dairy sources. It turns out that a return to traditional cooking methods can be key to good health.