In July, Paul Castaway, a mentally ill Indigenous man, was shot and killed by Denver police. Castaway's mother, Lynn Eagle Feather, speaks about her son's case and the protests that have since taken place in his name.
There are Columbus statues and place names around the United States; only George Washington has more infrastructure named after him. As more people continue to become historically literate, the continued existence of these tributes has become more controversial and offensive to larger segments of the population.
Ann Marie Sayers is a rare example of a Native woman who continues to live in her ancestral land. California Indians suffered a brutal history of colonization, diseases and heinous violence and servitude during the Gold Rush and California Missions era.