Native Americans

Arts

This is what a 'musical selfie' sounds like

ETHEL, a string quartet from New York City, released "The River" in collaboration with Native American artist Robert Mirabal. The album features a mixture of traditional Native American music, indigenous sounds from Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe, and classical strings.

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Sports

If Redskin is racist, what about Eskimo?

The Washington Redskins face growing demands to change their team's nickname, which many Native Americans say is offensive. The public debate is also putting pressure on other teams, like the Edmonton Eskimos, that also use native imagery.

Justice

More and more cities are saying goodbye, Columbus

For one community, Columbus Day is a marker of genocide and shame. For another, it's a celebration of history and heritage. Now some cities like Seattle, Portland and Minneapolis are siding with the former, rebranding the holiday as Indigenous Peoples Day.