Native Americans

A school groups explores an interactive touch table to learn about the objects and images on display at the "Americans" exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. The exhibit uses Native imagery to show how it permeates American culture. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 19, 2018 - 1:14 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success. The words in an online promotion for a new museum exhibit in Washington, D.C., describe an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians from their lands in the South to areas west of the Mississippi River. Provocative, yes,...
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FILE- In this Dec. 5, 2017, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waits to speak during a meeting of the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warren said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is disrespecting Native Americans by referring to her as "Pocahontas," and she says that while she's not enrolled in any tribe, "I never used my family tree to get a break or ... advance my career." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 14, 2018 - 2:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is disrespecting Native Americans by referring to her as "Pocahontas." She also said that while she's not enrolled in any tribe, she never used her family tree "to get a break" or advance her career. In a surprise...
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FILE - This April 15, 2017, file video image courtesy of KTVB-TV shows the remote area where skeletal remains were found in a badger hole north of Mountain Home, Idaho. The U.S. government says it's working with two Native American tribes to return the 500-year-old, well-preserved bones of a young adult and child found in a southwestern Idaho badger hole to one of the tribes. (Paul Boehlke/ KTVB via AP, File)
February 07, 2018 - 11:48 am
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Somewhere in Boise, the 500-year-old skeletons of two Native Americans found last year when a badger apparently unearthed them from their resting place in Idaho's high desert sagebrush steppe are being stored as three tribes seek to claim them as their own and anthropologists...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Cass County Sheriff's Office in Fargo, N.D., shows Brooke Crews, who pleaded guilty Dec. 11, 2017, to conspiracy to commit kidnapping and murder and lying to law officers in the killing of a pregnant neighbor in August 2017 so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby. Crews is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Fargo. (Cass County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
February 02, 2018 - 7:07 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman who earlier admitted killing a pregnant neighbor to get her baby did it by cutting the baby from the mother's womb as she faded in and out of consciousness, prosecutors said Friday. Brooke Crews, 38, was sentenced to life in prison without parole in a hearing...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Cass County Sheriff's Office in Fargo, N.D., shows Brooke Crews, who pleaded guilty Dec. 11, 2017, to conspiracy to commit kidnapping and murder and lying to law officers in the killing of a pregnant neighbor in August 2017 so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby. Crews is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Fargo. (Cass County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
February 02, 2018 - 6:07 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman who earlier admitted killing a pregnant neighbor to get her baby did it by cutting the baby from the mother's womb as she faded in and out of consciousness, prosecutors said Friday. Brooke Crews, 38, was sentenced to life in prison without parole in a hearing...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Cass County Sheriff's Office in Fargo, N.D., shows Brooke Crews, who pleaded guilty Dec. 11, 2017, to conspiracy to commit kidnapping and murder and lying to law officers in the killing of a pregnant neighbor in August 2017 so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby. Crews is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Fargo. (Cass County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
February 02, 2018 - 3:22 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman who admitted killing a pregnant neighbor and cutting the baby from the womb while the mother was still alive was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Brooke Crews, 38, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit kidnapping and...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2006 file photo, artist John Sherrill Houser examines the underside of his statue "The Equestrian", at the Eagle Bronze foundry in Lander, Wyo. Houser, a sculptor who created a statue depicting conquistador Don Juan de Onate in El Paso, Texas, that divided residents along ethnic and social class lines, has died. He was 82. (Dan Cepeda/Casper Star-Tribune via AP, File)
January 25, 2018 - 4:52 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — John Sherrill Houser, a sculptor whose work includes a statue depicting conquistador Don Juan de Onate in El Paso, Texas, that divided residents along ethnic and social class lines, has died. He was 82. Houser died of heart failure Jan. 10 in Tucson, Arizona, after a...
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January 23, 2018 - 11:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 22 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that the stick Sen. Collins wielded was Native American. A spokesman for Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, who gave the stick to Collins, says it is from the Maasai culture in Africa. A corrected version of the story...
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FILE This Thursday June 5, 2014 file photo shows former US Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, left, as she listens to park service rangers during a tour of Jamestown Island in Jamestown, Va. A power company is getting set to build 17 transmission towers in Virginia near colonial Jamestown Island. And already the utility has begun paying out $90 million for projects to blunt the impact on significant historic areas. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
January 20, 2018 - 9:14 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A big change is looming on the horizon near Jamestown Island, site of Britain's first permanent settlement in North America: 17 transmission towers — four nearly as tall as the Statue of Liberty — are set to rise to help meet Virginia's growing energy appetite. But not everyone...
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Bernice King, the daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is seen outside of The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta on Wed., Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)
January 15, 2018 - 9:51 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Anti-poverty activists in Albuquerque and a groundbreaking Cherokee Nation declaration about the tribe's role in promoting equality after years of fighting to exclude descendants of slaves from its rolls are part of the focus of Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations. At...
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