Stories tagged: "Native American"


Kelley Bashew (Courtesy Kelley Bashew)
Woman Becomes an Advocate for Her Indigenous Heritage After Meeting Birth Family at 50

Kelley Bashew decided to look for her birth family when she turned 50. She found herself and became an advocate for Indigenous people.

This Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 photo shows a sign for Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Bucks County. The school has made headlines over its use of a racial slur against American Indians as the mascot for its sports teams. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Coming Soon: A Bill to Ban Racist American Indian Names, Imagery in PA Schools

State Rep. Chris Rabb said he hopes to propose the bill before Thanksgiving.

Ione Quigley, the Rosebud Sioux's historic preservation officer, returns to her seat after speaking during a ceremony at the U.S. Army's Carlisle Barracks, in Carlisle, Pa., Wednesday, July 14, 2021. The disinterred remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania were headed home to Rosebud Sioux tribal lands in South Dakota on Wednesday after a ceremony returning them to relatives. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Remains of Indigenous Children Buried at Carlisle School Returned More Than a Century Later

The disinterred remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania were sent home Wednesday.