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Stories related to: Native Americans

Insight With Beth Ruyak

California Native: Dahkota Brown On Passing Law Banning Racial Mascots

July 26, 2017 | Chris Remington

Native American activist Dahkota Brown shares the story of lobbying the California Legislature to pass Assembly Bill 30, the California Racial Mascots Act, which banned derogatory and offensive mascots in public schools in 2015.

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Feds OK New Mercury Protections In California Waters

July 18, 2017 | Steve Milne

The U.S. EPA has approved new safeguards to protect people from eating toxic fish caught in California waterways. Salmon and other fish that Native American tribes and others depend on for sustenance are often contaminated with mercury.

California Native

Mission Project Protests Help Spur Changes

May 17, 2017 | Steve Milne

For decades, California kids have been building replicas of historic Spanish missions as part of the fourth-grade curriculum. But Native American community activists say the missions exploited indigenous people...and they want the project banned.


Health Care

California to Open Two Native American Youth Treatment Centers

August 3, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson

Two drug and alcohol treatment centers for Native American youth will open in Northern and Southern California.

Native American Youth Rehab Center Planned Near Davis

June 20, 2016 | Steve Milne

Yolo County may soon have a drug and alcohol abuse treatment facility for Native American youth. Congress recently appropriated funding for construction of the project at a site north of Davis.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

A Native American Dark Opera Brings History To Life

May 11, 2016

Jack Kohler and Alan Wallace join us in the studio to talk about the production of Something Inside Is Broken and what motivated them to create this Hip Hop Native Rock Opera.

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EPA Funds California, Nevada Native Tribe Water Projects

October 27, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing more than $30 million to California and Nevada native tribes for water quality and environmental restoration projects.

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