Native Americans

Crystal Zamora, 27, of Albuquerque, N.M., performs with the Ehecatl Aztec Dancers on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M.
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October 14, 2019 - 9:08 pm
A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus.
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This is the first March Madness tournament since legal gambling expanded last year in the U.S. The spread of legalized sports betting is largely following regional boundaries.
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June 23, 2019 - 9:18 am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for every state to legalize sports betting , a regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their gambling options. By year's end, legalization is possible in a dozen states in the Northeast and...
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Foam images of the MLB baseball Cleveland Indians' mascot Chief Wahoo are displayed for sale at the Indians' team shop in Cleveland.
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March 17, 2019 - 12:44 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — John Little can hardly go a week without a reminder that he and other Native Americans often are viewed as relics of the past: the Indian maiden on the butter container at the grocery store, the kids' teepees sold at popular retailers and the sports fans with their faces...
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Teens and Native American elder
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January 23, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Amanda Watts and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) -- Omaha Nation elder Nathan Phillips is offering to travel to Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky to talk about the importance of respecting diverse cultures, according to a statement from the Lakota People's Law Project. Video of an encounter...
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Guy Jones, left, and a supporter of President Donald Trump named Don embrace during a gathering of Native American supporters in front of the Catholic Diocese of Covington in Covington, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.
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January 22, 2019 - 1:23 pm
By John Minchillo and Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus on Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a...
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This Nov. 29, 2017, photo shows a murals of Christopher Columbus at Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.
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January 21, 2019 - 4:27 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school's president said, following criticism that the images depict Native Americans in stereotypical submissive poses before white European explorers. The 12...
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A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and mocked them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial.
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January 21, 2019 - 7:21 am
By David Williams and Emanuella Grinberg (CNN) — A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and appeared to mock them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial. Videos of the confrontation show a smiling young man in a red Make America Great...
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