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Journalist Vincent Schilling from the Mohawk Tribe has called upon the Kansas City Chiefs to change their name.

Column | Remove Native American mascots from pro sports

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer February 10, 2021
It’s long overdue: change the names of sports teams with Native American mascots.
“First Peoples Past & Present: Native Health and Voting Power,” an event focusing on the history of Native people in Pittsburgh and the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on Native communities, was hosted by Pitt’s Office of Health Sciences Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion on Wednesday afternoon.

Panel discusses health disparities, voter power in Indigenous communities

By Natalie Frank, Senior Staff Writer January 29, 2021
Two Pitt diversity offices hosted a panel Wednesday afternoon focusing on the history of Native people in and around Pittsburgh, as well as examining the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on Native communities.
FEMA trailers used in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, similar to those sent to the Yakama Nation in 2011. TNS

FEMA fails minority communities

By Saket Rajprohat | Columnist May 10, 2017

A lot of volunteers pick up litter, serve food or build houses. But not all are backdropped by the snow-capped peak of Mount Adams in southern Washington state. Third-year rehabilitation science major...

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