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Interior secretary orders removal of racist terms, aims to change place names

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday formally declared “squaw” a derogatory term


Tribes’ ancestral remains return home from Finland to Colorado’s Mesa Verde National Park

A Swedish researcher unearthed the remains of about 20 people and more than two dozen funerary objects from southwestern Colorado in 1891


Two northern Colorado schools retire their Native American mascots

The Thompson School District Board of Education voted unanimously last week to retire the Loveland High School Indian mascot and the Bill Reed Middle School Warrior mascot


Ute tribes reimagine Bear Dances, a key ceremony of renewal, as coronavirus locks down Colorado reservations

As Colorado eases coronavirus restrictions, Ute Mountain Ute and Southern Ute tribal councils have voted to maintain strict protective measures


Writing “Bitterroot” allowed author to add humanity to data from her previous work on transracial adoption

Susan Devan Harness not only found writing her own account cathartic, but she says it also "laid a lot of my ghosts to rest"

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