Miranda Miguel and the Native American Bohemia in Brownstone Brooklyn

Indigenous rodeo riders and Wild West actors all gathered at an unassuming townhouse in Boerum Hill. Listening to the grown-ups under the kitchen table, a future experimental theater director.

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Supporters Seek Clemency for Leonard Peltier, Native American Activist

Leonard Peltier, sentenced to two life terms 45 years ago in the shooting of two F.B.I. agents, is now 77 and in poor health.

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Clyde Bellecourt, a Founder of the American Indian Movement, Dies at 85

A leader of armed confrontations at Wounded Knee and in Washington, he later shifted his focus to education, jobs and cultural renewal.

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Leonard Crow Dog, Spiritual Leader at Wounded Knee, Dies at 78

He served time in prison after the 1973 occupation on the Pine Ridge reservation and dedicated his life to preserving the traditions of the Sicangu Lakota.

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Debra White Plume, Defender of Her Tribe, Is Dead at 66

She championed the rights of the Oglala Lakota in South Dakota and was a leader in protests at Wounded Knee and oil pipeline sites.

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In Campaign Against Racism, Team Names Get New Scrutiny

It is not just the N.F.L.’s Washington team that could get a name change. A number of schools are also reconsidering nicknames, though some are resisting any switch.

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