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Articles by Alysa Landry
By Alysa LandryPaying a commissioner $5 could get an opportunistic white person on the Dawes Rolls 125 years ago, which still causes problems for tribes today.
By Alysa LandryPhoenix Mayor Greg Stanton last fall began pushing to change the name of Squaw Peak Drive, which includes a derogatory term for Native American women.
By Alysa LandryAmerican Indians & Route 66 is a 65-page guidebook that adds the indigenous narrative to the story of America's most famous highway.
By Alysa LandryOn March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed a bill to create Yellowstone National Park in the Wyoming, Montana and Idaho territories.
By Alysa LandryThis Date in Native History: On February 27, 1973, about 250 Sioux Indians led by members of the American Indian Movement converged on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, launching the famous 71-day occupation of Wounded Knee. Set in the same impoverished village as the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre, the called...
By Alysa LandryOn February 26, 1929, President Calvin Coolidge signed a bill to create Grand Teton National Park, setting aside a 96,000-acre tract of land.
By Alysa LandryThe Havasupai Tribe supports a landmark civil rights lawsuit filed by Havasupai children and their families against the Bureau of Indian Education claiming youth aren’t getting adequate education in the Village of Supai.