Indigenous Issues

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Indians Honor Chief Forked Tongue Dick Nixon

    Richard Nixon may have been a pale face who spoke with one heap big forked tongue--sorry, just got back from that Johnny Depp movie--but a northern New Mexico American Indian tribe is scheduled to honor the Trickster Friday for what would have been his 100th birthday. The Taos Pueblo obviously is us ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2013

    The Kizh-Gabrieleño Factor

    Despite a centuries-long campaign by Southern Californians to eradicate them, OC's remaining Gabrieleños are making a comeback

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Remains in Hillcrest Park Identified as Belonging to Native American

    The Orange County Coroner has completed an investigation involving human bones discovered in Fullerton's Hillcrest Park last December and determined they are of Native American origin. Dave Singleton, program analyst with the California Native American Heritage Commission, said the portion of a skul ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Richard Nixon: Our First Native American President

    Bill Clinton may have been the first African American president (sorry, Barry), but Richard Nixon is being hailed as the first Native American president. Of course, it's the Nixon Foundation that's doing the hailing for Orange County's favorite disgraced son.

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2011

    International Indigenous Film and Video Festival

    Cal State Fullerton Titan Student Union

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007

    You're only an Indian if the government says so

    Forget that the Juaneno Indians helped build Mission San Juan Capistrano, or that they had a very real and very different name (the Acjachemem) before the Spanish renamed them after the Mission, or that they've been around for 9,000 years. The federal government just ain't buyin' it. The blow came ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2006

    From Orange County to Poston, Arizona: An Ugly Chapter in American History

    Today is the 64th anniversary of a dark day in American history. On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, giving the Secretary of War the authority to declare any area of the United States a military area "from which any or all persons may be excluded"and auth ... More >>