Jason Muñiz stands in the door frame that separates his classroom from the bright hallway full of lockers, with his hands holding onto the frame behind him. He looks back and forth from the high...
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Protestors rallied in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
A Sunday celebration at the Lakeside Garden Center celebrated the indigenous roots of restorative justice.
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Oakland chef Crystal Wahpepah specializes in traditional Native American cuisine, which is otherwise a rarity in the Bay Area food scene.
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California was once home to over 300 Native American dialects and as many as 90 languages. Today, only about half of those languages are still with us and many are working to revive them.
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November, for a number of Americans, brings Thanksgiving and the kickoff of the Christmas holiday season. But for the descents of the country’s first peoples, it also brings an entire month of heritage celebrations.