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For local painter Diane Covington, Coyote has always been a trickster. In her world, Coyote is an anthropomorphic man whose antics and schemes often result in him becoming his own worst enemy. Native artist Covington, 58, chose to focus on Coyote for a new series of artists’ workshops she launched last February.
BOUNDARY, Wash. – They got as close they could on Thursday afternoon.
WASHINGTON – Lawmakers from the Inland Northwest are calling on leaders in the House of Representatives to allow votes on two bills to address violence against Native American women and girls, which despite bipartisan support have stalled as COVID-19 has thrown the legislative schedule into disarray.
When a distance runner wins four medals at the small school state track championships, it doesn’t make much of a ripple.
Canadian police moved on Monday to clear an indigenous rail blockade in Ontario that has crippled freight and passenger rail traffic in most of eastern Canada for nearly three weeks.
The gathering was both a celebration of Native American culture and a reminder that Christopher Columbus took part in many atrocities against indigenous people, including enslavement and genocide.
A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus.
Thousands of indigenous demonstrators, student volunteers and local residents launched a massive cleanup Monday of a Quito park where anti-austerity protesters fought police for days, leaving piles of burning tires, trees and construction material.
City lawmakers have been trying for five years to rename the holiday. They succeeded last week, passing an emergency measure that brings Washington, D.C., in line with several other cities across the country, including Spokane.
Hundreds of families, students and community members gathered to celebrate and honor the Salish language at a rally in Riverfront Park Friday.
A growing number of missing and murdered Native American women are the focus of a Washington bill signed into law Wednesday amid concerns the victims’ cases are slipping between jurisdictional gaps.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has often repeated that Canada’s most important relationship is with indigenous Canadians, a group that past governments had long sought to forcibly assimilate into the larger population.
The images in a series of videos that went viral on social media Saturday showed a tense scene near the Lincoln Memorial.
Spokane’s first Indigenous Peoples March, held Friday in coordination with
Several local groups advocating for unity, inclusion and human rights will gather in Spokane this weekend for the Indigenous Peoples Day march, the Woman’s March and to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy.
A few years ago, Native Americans in Spokane would not have celebrated this day. A few years ago, it was called Columbus Day. But in August 2016, the Spokane City Council voted to rename the holiday, recognizing the Italian explorer’s role in the slave trade and the spreading of disease to indigenous tribes.
Pope Francis traveled deep into the Amazon rainforest Friday demanding an end to the relentless exploitation of its timber, gas and gold and recognition of its indigenous peoples as the primary custodians to determine the future of “our common home.”
Pope Francis took the Chilean state and the country’s largest indigenous group to task Wednesday over their failure to forge a truly unified nation, saying the government must do more than just negotiate “elegant” agreements and radical Mapuche factions must stop violence.
Monday was Indigenous Peoples Day in Spokane, and more than 100 people gathered downtown to celebrate the occasion with songs and speeches about native history and culture.
A movement to abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day has gained momentum in some parts of the U.S., with Los Angeles in August becoming the biggest city yet to decide to stop honoring the Italian explorer and instead recognize victims of colonialism.