Opinion

How Native Americans adopted slavery from white settlers

And how black people in Indian Territory were denied their rights even after their emancipation.

Alaina E Roberts

by Alaina E Roberts

Alaina E Roberts

Arts & Culture

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

In the US, Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated on Thursday, November 22.

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

United States

Native American tribe turns to Congress in land dispute

Trump administration reversed Obama-era decision to recognise the Mashpee Wampanoag reservation in Massachusetts.

Native American Mashpee tribe turns to Congress in land dispute

Reporter's Notebook

Why the language of journalism fails indigenous people

A journalist with indigenous roots reflects on the making of We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.

US Midterms 2018

Running to be first female Native American in Congress

New Mexico's Deb Haaland is among the large number of minority and marginalized candidates in upcoming US midterm elections.

Opinion

Under fire: the perpetual US war on Native Americans

On the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans have little to cheer about.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Witness

On a Knife Edge: The Life of a Young Lakota Warrior

A Lakota teenager growing up on the Pine Ridge Reservation confronts the injustices facing his people.

United States

US Natives organise to end homelessness and racism

Unsheltered indigenous people face institutionalised challenges in their fight for equality across the US.

US Natives organise to end homelessness and racism

Native Americans

Sioux leader calls Trump 'new face of US exploitation'

Former chairman of Standing Rock Sioux tribe says the US has a '200-year policy of exploiting Native American people'.

Sioux leader: Trump is the new face of US exploitation

Native Americans

Native tribes sue Trump to protect sacred land

Native Americans launch fight to protect sacred sites after Trump reduced the size of protected cultural lands in Utah.

Native tribes sue Trump over Bears Ears Monument

Native Americans

Will the real Pocahontas please stand up?

Four hundred years after her death, Native American descendants of Pocahontas reflect on a troubled history and legacy.

Will the real Pocahontas please stand up?

Native Americans

Trump uses slur in front of Native American veterans

Trump calls US senator 'Pocahontas' at a ceremony to honour Native American veterans.

Opinion

Giving thanks and whitewashing genocide

Americans continue celebrating a holiday that whitewashes the mass killing of millions of Native Americans.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Opinion

When immigrants to America were white

Before white settlers racialised the notions of citizenship and immigration, America was a more equal and fair place.

Alaina E Roberts

by Alaina E Roberts

Alaina E Roberts