'It Hit Us Hard': Navajo Nation In New Mexico Still Suffering From Mine SpillShiprock, a volcanic plume frozen in time, is sacred to the Navajo people who live there. So too is the water that flows through this land. Last August that water, which brings life, brought trouble.
Colorado Schools With Native American Mascots To Meet With TribesGov. John Hickenlooper is putting pressure on schools that have mascots that could be considered offensive to Native Americans.
Rep. DeGette Unveils Legislation To Tackle The Diabetes 'Epidemic'The number of Coloradans being diagnosed with diabetes has doubled in the last 20 years, and minority communities are especially at risk. Now Congress might take action.
Tense Moment During Debate Over Native American Mascots At CapitolColorado lawmakers have advanced legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots at schools unless tribes give permission.
Bill Would Require Schools Get Permission From Native Americans For Team NamesThe Legislature will consider a bill on Monday that would pull state funding from Colorado schools using Native American mascots.
Legislation Would Deny Funding To Schools With Unauthorized Native American MascotsSchools that use nicknames based on Native American names or imagery must seek tribes' permission or lose funding under a bill proposed by a Colorado lawmaker.
Keidel: Hail On The RedskinsUncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football's most controversial franchise
Champ Bailey: Snyder Makes Redskins' Name Controversy Worse Redskins’ owner Daniel Snyder does not want to change the team’s name, but we can now add Champ Baily to the list of people that do.
Colorado Tuition Bill For Native Americans AdvancesA Colorado proposal to provide in-state tuition to many Native Americans is advancing the state legislature.
Pro-Gun Billboards Disturb Some Native AmericansPro-gun rights billboards are stirring emotions in Greeley. The billboards feature pictures of Native Americans with the message "Turn in your arms, the government will take care of you."
Nighthorse Campbell Speaks Out At Tribal Leaders ConferenceThere's little doubt President Barack Obama has won high esteem among Native Americans by breaking through a logjam of inaction on issues that matter to them.
Online Payday Loan Companies Ignoring Colorado LawThe state of Colorado has a new payday lending law, but some online loan companies apparently feel they don't have to obey it. The reason is they are affiliated with Native American tribes.