Native American

Students: Fort Lewis College’s dark history needs to be addressed

For Native American students at Fort Lewis College, it’s not just about the panels on the campus’s Clock Tower that have recently drawn scrutiny for glossing over the dark part of the school’s...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislation aims to preserve 148 Native languages

FARMINGTON – The U.S. House on Monday passed a bill promoting the preservation of Native languages. The Esther Martinez Native American Languages Program Reauthorization Act was designed to help...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Fort Lewis College re-examines its past

The symbolic heart of Fort Lewis College, the Clock Tower, presents a series of panels highlighting the school’s history – panels that have drawn scrutiny in recent years for seemingly glossing...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

What does Thanksgiving really mean?

Thanksgiving approaches – that holiday in which we assemble beloved communities into oven-roasted spaces, decadent spreads of traditional dishes almost ensuring we’ll overeat. Meanwhile, on Cole’s...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Fort Lewis College celebrates fourth year of Indigenous Peoples Day

More than 60 people, from 6 weeks old and older, wove their way through Fort Lewis College during a solidarity walk Monday, the first of many college events celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day....

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artifacts taken from Mesa Verde are coming home

After more than 100 years in a museum in Finland, the ancestral remains of Native American tribes that once called the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park home are coming back to Southwest...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amid calls for preservation, CDOT says archaeological sites can’t be saved

New construction typically doesn’t bulldoze through a graveyard, so why is it OK for the Colorado Department of Transportation to destroy and pave over a large settlement of Native American ruins...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC student learns about her culture to teach others

When Katelynn Simpson returned to Durango from her stint at the Potawatomi Leadership Program, she knew she wasn’t the same. Simpson, a sophomore at Fort Lewis College studying adventure education...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Book tries to show how U.S. democracy hurt Native Americans

ALBUQUERQUE – A new book by a noted historian attempts to show how expanding American democracy hurt Native Americans in the early days of the nation and how tribes viewed the young United States...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trove of archaeological ruins unearthed south of Durango

A large, extensive network of Native American ruins was recently discovered just outside Durango on top of Florida Mesa, and it’s kind of blowing archaeologists’ minds. “As an archaeologist with...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

KSUT joins with Dream Warriors to connect tribal youth to the arts

IGNACIO – On Monday, KSUT public radio started the first “Awakening the Warrior Within” program in Ignacio, connecting local Native American youth to hip-hop artists, singers and spoken word poets....

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado laws enacted to protect, extend voting rights

More than 200 new laws took effect Friday in Colorado, including two measures to ensure college students, Native Americans and residents with disabilities have equal and fair access to the ballot...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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