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By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz View image | gettyimages.com August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The United Nations selected this date to recognize the accolades and contributions of the world’s indigenous peoples as well as to promote and... Read more →

Beacon Broadside: A Year in Review

As 2014 comes to a close, we look back at some top Beacon Broadside posts, as well as a few overlooked gems. Read more →

For Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, it was a touching gesture that the Colorado governor apologized for a massacre that killed hundreds of innocent Native Americans. But who, she wonders, will apologize for the century of genocide and warfare against Indigenous peoples that killed far more? Read more →

A Q&A with activist and historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, whose new book An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States was published last month. Read more →

In the following excerpt adapted from An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discusses the violent origins of the term “redskins,” and the history of warfare and genocide it recalls. Read more →