Indigenous

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The U.S. government will pay the Navajo Nation $554 million as part of a historic settlement, bringing to a close a suit that accused the federal government of mismanagement of tribal trust funds and resources. A formal announcement and signing will take place Friday . The deal, approved by the Navajo Nation Council in May, has been described as...
Amantha Perera
BALI, Indonesia - When she talks about the forests in her native Kalimantan,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Europe's fragile northern wilderness, along with the Indigenous people and...

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In a landmark ruling on a case filed by a group of Native Americans, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled six trademark registrations for the name "Washington Redskins" because the name is “disparaging to Native Americans” and thus in violation of federal laws banning offensive language. Team officials have long fought a change to the name, which refers to a colonial-era bounty on Native-American heads, from 50 pounds for adult male scalps to 20 for kids'. The team says any change...