Category Archives: Native Americans

Congratulations to Rachele Kanigel, associate professor of journalism at San Francisco State University, for the launch of a new diversity style guide for journalists. The guide is filled with contemporary definitions and is well organized, listing terms alphabetically and by … Continue reading

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Graduation show of cultural pride stirred surprising reaction

Kalā Kaawa was nervous at his college graduation, but not for the usual reasons. As Carla Herreria writes on the Huffington Post, the surprise Kaawa planned for the University of Hawaii’s commencement went far beyond the pranks that some grads … Continue reading

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Fall reading list includes Bias Busters series

Diverse reading list for fall includes Bias Busters, book about Bill Cosby and one by Charles Blow. Continue reading

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Redskins name ruled ‘disparaging,’ loses trademark

The latest twist in the debate over the use of the name “Redskins” by Washington D.C.’s professional football team took an unusual turn today. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled the use of Redskins is “disparaging to Native Americans” … Continue reading

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Millions change race on Census forms

Can people change their race? Millions did between 2000 and 2010, according to Census forms. Watch for a report on this later in 2014. A glimmer of the story came out this month at the annual Population Association of America … Continue reading

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Rock your mocs goes viral, global

A Nov. 15 campaign to celebrate indigenous heritages went viral and circled the world as indigenous people from all over the world “rocked their mocs” by wearing traditional moccasins, talking about them and posting pictures of them on Facebook, Instagram … Continue reading

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