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Colgate University to Return Indigenous Artifacts to Oneida Indian Nation

More than 1,500 Indigenous artifacts from Colgate University, a private liberal arts college in New York, will be returned to the Oneida Indian Nation...

University of North Dakota Returning Recently Found Indigenous Remains, Artifacts

The University of North Dakota (UND) will begin to repatriate the partial remains and sacred artifacts of Native Americans that were found on campus,...

Colleges Turn to Indigenous Knowledge to Address Climate Change, Environmental Justice,...

As the climate crisis continues to worsen, Indigenous peoples across the globe have become leaders in the fight to protect natural environments and mitigate...

Land-Grant Universities Establish Leadership Positions to Repair Relations with Native American...

In 2020, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative report by High Country News magazine exposed how a multitude of higher education institutions across the U.S. have...

DEI Expert Lee Bitsóí Explains Why ‘Chief’ Should Be Eliminated from...

Dozens of educational institutions and athletic organizations have changed the names of their mascots and sports teams in recent years in response to demand...

Prominent California Law School Aims to Remove Name of Controversial Founder

The University of California (UC) Hastings College of the Law is seeking to drop its founder's name following a recent unanimous vote by the...

Higher Education Celebrates Native American Art

American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, celebrated each year in November, is a time to recognize the important contributions made by Indigenous peoples...

Amid Racial Justice Movement, University Museums Face Pressure to Return Stolen...

In 1897, British troops laid siege to the wealthy metropolis of Benin City in what is now Nigeria, stealing thousands of sacred relics, revered...

Emory University Approves Native American Land Acknowledgement

Emory University approved an official land acknowledgment this week that recognizes the displaced Native Americans who once lived in the Georgia region where the...

Artist Makes History as First Native American to Win Caldecott Medal

Picture book illustrator Michaela Goade was named the 2021 Caldecott Medal winner on Monday, making her the first Indigenous person to receive the prestigious...