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Indigenous People Day Replaces Columbus Day In Seattle

The Seattle City Council is replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day in the city.

CBS Seattle–10/06/2014

Sen. Maria Cantwell speaks as Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby listen during a news conference September 16, 2014 on Capitol Hill (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cantwell Ties NFL Tax Status To Redskins Name

Sen. Maria Cantwell has taken aim at the NFL’s pocketbook by announcing she will introduce a bill to strip the league’s tax-exempt status because it has not taken action over the Redskins name.

CBS Seattle–09/16/2014

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43-Million-Year-Old Sacred Site Marred By Graffiti

One of the most sacred Native American sites in Washington state, the Tamanowas Rock, has been tagged with graffiti

CBS Seattle–08/04/2014

ed Nugent, a member of the National Rifle Association board of directors and an avid hunter, holds up an assault rifle while delivering a speech to conventioneers entitled 'God, Guns, and Rock 'n Roll - Celebrate the American Dream and the Second Amendment' at the 133rd Annual NRA Convention being held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on April 18, 2004 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Citing ‘Racist Views,’ Tribe Cancels Nugent Show

A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino.

07/21/2014

File photo of a thrift shop (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner: 3 Skulls Donated To Thrift Store

Officials in Washington state are searching for the person who donated three human skulls to a thrift store in a Seattle suburb.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2014

File photo of an archaeologist (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

12,600-Year-Old Remains Of Child Reburied In Montana

The DNA taken from the boy was the oldest genome ever recovered from the New World

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

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Thousands Attend Native American Environmental Leader Billy Frank Jr.’s Funeral

Thousands of people attended a funeral service for Billy Frank Jr., the Nisqually tribal elder who fought for Native American fishing rights.

05/11/2014

(photo credit: Karen Ulvestad)

Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Seattle Area

Nestled between the Cascade Mountains to the east and Puget Sound on the west, the Seattle area is filled with opportunities for day trips under $100.

CBS Seattle–06/28/2013

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Native American mascots challenged in Washington State

The state Board of Education is making another attempt at encouraging Washington schools to replace their Native American mascots.

09/28/2012

A South Dakota man is suing his hospital for allegedly scarring him with a 'KKK' symbol. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Blind Native American Sues Hospital For Alleged KKK Letters Carved Into Stomach

A lawyer for a Native American man who claims the letters KKK were carved into his stomach during surgery has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the South Dakota hospital where the operation took place, the hospital’s board of directors and others.

07/17/2012

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