Massachusetts Museum Returns Sacred Items to Sioux Tribes
About 150 artifacts considered sacred by the Lakota Sioux peoples are being returned to them after being stored at a small Massachusetts museum for more than a century. Members of the Oglala Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes traveled from South Dakota to take custody of the weapons, pipes, moccasins and clothing, including several items thought to have a direct…
Pope in Headdress Stirs Deep Emotions for Indigenous People
It was a stunning image: Pope Francis briefly wearing a full Indigenous headdress, after he apologized for the Catholic Church’s role in Canada’s “disastrous” residential school system for Indigenous children.
Pope Francis Apologizes to Canada's Indigenous Communities for Church's ‘Deplorable' School Abuses
Pope Francis delivered an apology Monday for the “catastrophic” abuses committed against Canada’s Indigenous communities, many of whom were forced into Catholic residential schools where physical and sexual abuse was prevalent.
Pope Lands in Canada to Apologize for Missionaries' Abuse of Indigenous Groups in Catholic Residential Schools
Pope Francis has landed in Canada, beginning a fraught visit to apologize to Indigenous peoples for abuses by missionaries at residential schools.
Church Apologies: Top Leaders Say Sorry for Historical Sins
Pope Francis plans to apologize to Indigenous groups on Canadian soil for harms inflicted at church-run residential schools. When he does, Francis will add to the Catholic Church’s growing ledger of atonement for past transgressions.
Pope Francis Makes Historic Apology to Indigenous Peoples for ‘Deplorable' Abuses in Canada
Pope Francis has made a historic apology to Indigenous Peoples for the “deplorable” abuses suffered in Canada’s residential schools.
Olympic Hockey's Abby Roque Wants More Indigenous People on the Rink
Women’s ice hockey forward Abby Roque will be the first Indigenous woman to represent Team USA at a Winter Olympics – and she’s hopeful her sport will become more accessible to Indigenous kids, she says on the My New Favorite Olympian podcast.
Full Episode: Abby Roque Talks About Indigenous Representation in Ice Hockey
In this full episode of the My New Favorite Olympian podcast, hosts Apolo Ohno and Ngozi Ekeledo hear from Abby Roque, Jim Roque, Chief Larry Roque, Ted Nolan and former Anishinabek Grand Council Chief Patrick Wedaseh Medahbee.
Most ‘Native' Art Is Fake or Stolen. Indigenous Artists Are Fighting Back
A new generation of Indigenous artists is decolonizing the status quo.