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American Indian Movement advocates for urban Indian rights
A group of 200 Natives meet in Minneapolis to found the American Indian Movement, known as AIM. Growing ...
Oil found in Prudhoe Bay; Alaska Native claims delay pipeline
Atlantic Richfield Oil Company announces the discovery of enormous gas and petroleum reserves in Prudhoe ...
‘Indians of All Tribes’ group occupies Alcatraz Island
A group of 78 Indians calling themselves Indians of All Tribes lands on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco ...
Association of American Indian Physicians established
To improve the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives, 14 Native physicians organize the Association ...
Native Hawai‘i movement protests eminent domain
Native Hawaiian residents of Kalama Valley on the east side of O‘ahu resist eviction to protest the ...
Native Hawaiian group calls for reparations from U.S.
Aboriginal Lands of Hawaiian Ancestry (ALOHA) demands reparations from the U.S. for the overthrow of ...
‘Trail of Broken Treaties’ raises environmental health concerns
American Indian leaders and activists organize a nonviolent protest to bring attention to issues affecting ...
Reuben A. Snake Jr. leads American Indian Movement
Winnebago tribal leader Reuben A. Snake Jr. (named Kee-Kah-Wah-Un-Ga at birth) serves as national chairman ...
Center for study, preservation of Native languages established
The Alaska state legislature establishes the Alaska Native Language Center to research and document ...
Bans on Native Hawaiian healing traditions overturned
Native Hawaiian healers, known as kahuna , are again permitted to practice legally. The growing Native ...