The Ute Indian Museum in Montrose recently reopened, adding a new focus on contemporary Ute life and accomplishments.
Tribes have a long history of fighting for sovereignty and control of their resources. The new documentary, "Beyond Standing Rock," looks at those struggles, including the experience of Colorado’s Southern Utes.
Blackfeet activist Elouise Cobell launched the largest class-action lawsuit ever filed against the federal government. A new documentary chronicles the fight that ultimately produced a $3.4 billion settlement.
A Western author looks at the history, starting with the country's Founding Fathers, that led up to the protests in North Dakota.
Mascot Debate Draws Students, American Indians Together, Colorado Marijuana Could Set Example For Colombia, Denver Band DeVotchKa Tackles 'Sweeney Todd'
When people in Strasburg, Colorado began to debate whether their high school mascot's name, the Indians, was offensive, they brought in the Northern Arapaho tribe to help decide. Then, Colombia's former drug czar wonders whether Colorado pot legalization is an example for his country. And, Denver band DeVotchKa reimagines "Sweeney Todd."
A $3-million gift to the medical campus aims to put a sustained effort to address comparatively high rates of diabetes, liver disease and other problems.
- The City Council on Monday agreed unanimously to proclaim Oct. 12 as Indigenous Peoples' Day.Read more
Many American Indian families don’t have wills due to the taboo of talking about death. DU students are trying to change that.