Childhood Poverty Continues To Swell, Especially In The SouthwestTexas' childhood population swelled by an additional 2.5 million since 1990. The number of children in poverty there increased from about 1.1 million to 1.5 million.
'Kids Count' Childhood Poverty Rankings Show Slight Improvement In TexasThe "Kids Count" report released Monday ranks Texas 41st among the 50 states, an improvement from 43rd a year ago.
Welfare Of Native American Kids At Center Of Adoption, Foster Care CaseA federal law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving Native American children is facing a significant legal challenge.
Homeland Security Suspending Bioterror Testing In OklahomaThe Department of Homeland Security said Thursday it is suspending plans to conduct bioterrorism drills near the Kansas-Oklahoma border over concerns about their impact on grounds Native American tribes consider sacred.
Families Of Navajo Code Talkers Decry Trump's Political JabFamilies of Navajo war veterans who were honored Monday at the White House say they were dumbfounded that President Donald Trump used the event to take a political jab at a Massachusetts senator.
Austin Replaces Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples DayAustin officials have voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day.
Texas Company Commits To Controversial Dakota Access PipelineThe head of a Texas company building the controversial $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline told employees Tuesday that it is committed to the project despite strong opposition.
Native Americans Protest Redskins Name At AT&T StadiumAs waves of blue and red march toward AT&T Stadium—for most, all that matters is the tension on the field. But, for a crowd of two dozen or so Native American protestors, the battle is about something bigger.
Keidel: Hail On The RedskinsUncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football's most controversial franchise
Protestors Rally Against The "Redskins" Name SundayThe controversial battle surrounding the Washington Redskins team name made its way into Sunday's game against the Cowboys.
Redskins Name Top Topic At Goodell News ConferenceAsked directly whether the Washington Redskins should change their name, Roger Goodell said the NFL needs to "make sure we're doing what's right."
UT Gets Letter Handwritten By George WashingtonThe University of Texas at Austin has acquired a letter handwritten by George Washington that school officials say "sheds light" on the first president's view on Native Americans.
American Indian Museum Tackles Racism In US SportsThe ongoing debate over the Washington Redskins' team name moves to the Smithsonian American Indian museum this week as sports writers, scholars, Native Americans and others gather for a conference.
A Rare Medium Well Done: 12.27.12Redskins. Redskins. REDSKINS!! A word that is pejorative, derogatory, denigrating, offensive, scandalous, contemptuous, disrespectful, disreputable, and disparaging.