FULTON, Mich. (AP) - Three American Indian tribes are getting more than $4.1 million from the federal government to help improve the health and well-being of children. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi says it is getting the grant along with the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and the Gun... more »
In Pueblo, Columbus Day brings out both pride and anger. It's happened for several years. A verbal battle takes over on Abriendo Avenue between those of Italian descent and people of Native American heritage. We spoke with both sides.
It's a celebration of America and the Italian heritage of... more »
Fiesta Village makes a successful debut at the Chile and Frijoles Festival in Pueblo. We found out why the village is important to history and culture. Fiesta Village is a melting pot of culture and history, and during the festival, it sat right next to the El Pueblo History Museum... more »
About 25 people protested an annual Columbus Day rally in Pueblo this morning. The protesters show up each year, waving signs and chanting anti-Christopher Columbus remarks.
The protesters are upset because they say Columbus brought slavery and genocide to their people. Their goal is to have the federal holiday... more »
A Colorado Springs radio station has stirred quite a controversy in the Native American community. Skuya Fasthorse, a Lakota Sioux was listening to the George McFly Experience, the Monday morning radio show on Magic KKMG 98.9 Magic FM. The topic of discussion on Monday was Native American names. "They were... more »
Award-winning newsman John Quiñones will kick-off Colorado State University-Pueblo's annual Distinguished Speaker Series Wednesday.
Quiñones has won seven national Emmy Awards for his work on ABC's Primetime Live, Burning Questions and 20/20.
Quiñones will speak at 7 p.m. in Hoag Recital Hall.
The 2010-2011 Distinguished Speakers Series... more »
An agreement meant to protect a central Utah canyon rich with ancient American Indian art while allowing for nearby mineral development has been struck. The unusual pact governing Nine Mile Canyon was signed at the Utah Capitol on Tuesday by federal and state agencies, conservation and archaeology groups, tribal leaders... more »
Monday morning dozens of people braved the cold weather in Pueblo to celebrate Columbus Day at a statue of the Italian explorer. Supporters waved Italian and American flags as they listened to several speakers, including Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, a retired Italian-American boxer. But not everyone at the annual event... more »
Autumn officially arrives next Tuesday, Sept. 22. This weekend, Pueblo Mountain Park will host a "turn-of-the-seasons" evening drum circle. This will be an informal gathering of creative rhythms as the natural world plays out one of its own rhythms represented by the cycling of the seasons.
Bring your own... more »