Started as a way to help connect urban Native youth to their heritage, the annual Denver powwow showcases traditional hand work, dancing and drumming passed from one generation to another.
“Tell the truth”: Shedding new light on the Sand Creek Massacre with an exhibit 10 years in the making
After missteps that shut down an earlier exhibit, the museum painstakingly rebuilt trust. The new display rests on native voices.
Carman: The moral failures of Evans and Byers compel a final reckoning at the highest level
Now that Mount Evans likely will be renamed, it’s time for Colorado to turn toward the next one: Byers Peak
Opinion: Our understanding of Thanksgiving is not complete
For Native Americans, it can be a different story altogether.
One Navajo community finally gets electricity after more than 10 years. It’s still waiting for water.
Westwater, a small subdivision in Utah, has run into barrier after barrier for more than 20 years as it tries to bring clean, running water to its residents.
State of unease: Tribes in the Colorado River basin without water rights
One hundred years after the signing of the Colorado River Compact, many Native American tribes still struggle to fully secure water rights.
WATCH: Colorado Basin tribes without water rights
One hundred years after the signing of the Colorado River Compact, many Native American tribes still struggle to secure Colorado River water rights.
Colorado’s geographic renaming board begins process of scrubbing Native American slur from 28 sites
The Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board on Sunday began the process of scrubbing the offensive slur “squaw” from 28 of the state’s peaks, valleys, passes and creeks. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland in November created a committee to strip the offensive name from federal maps. The Derogatory Geographic Names Task Force in February identified […]
A Native-inclusive safe campsite has opened in Denver. But some lament loss of community.
When Wanbli Cabrera and several of her family members started camping outside of Four Winds American Indian Council at West Fifth Avenue and Bannock Street in Denver five months ago, they were running out of options. They had been camping on the streets of Denver for years — two, in Cabrera’s case, and longer for […]
Interior secretary orders removal of racist terms, aims to change place names
By Susan Montoya Bran, The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday formally declared “squaw” a derogatory term and said she is taking steps to remove it from federal government use and to replace other derogatory place names. Haaland is ordering a federal panel tasked with naming geographic places to […]