Native American

UN Expert Weighs In On Redskins Controversy; Navajo Nation Council Opposes Team NameA United Nations human rights expert says the name of the Washington Redskins football team is a "hurtful reminder" of the mistreatment of Native Americans, but stopped short of joining in calls for the team's owner to change the name.
Senate President: Leave Name Change Up To RedskinsMaryland's Senate president says the state government shouldn't push the Washington Redskins to change their name.
Smithsonian Examines History Of Post Office MuralsHundreds of murals commissioned as public art for U.S. post offices in the New Deal era are the focus of a new online project created by the Smithsonian.
Maryland Marks American Indian Heritage Day Maryland is honoring the history and culture of the state's American Indian community.
Many Native Americans Back Push To Change Redskins NameNovember is Native American Heritage Month. This weekend, hundreds celebrate with a powwow at Towson University.
Redskins: Va. Newspaper Won’t Print It, D.C. Schools Want To Ban JerseysThe controversy over the name of Washington, D.C.'s football team is growing. Now a newspaper in Virginia says it will not print the name Redskins. And several schools in D.C. want to ban team jerseys from their classrooms.
Olympic Medals From Native Americans Go On DisplayOlympic medals from three Native American athletes who competed in the 1912 games in Stockholm, Sweden are in a new exhibit opening at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington.