Maclaurin Buildings & The Great Dome at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Creative Commons)

MIT grapples with early leader's stance on Native people

The school's president wrote in a recent column that addressing Francis Amasa Walker’s legacy is an 'essential step' in the school’s commitment to its Native community

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Lummi Nation Chairman Lawrence Solomon points to the Lady Rose, a canoe his mother used to paddle, at the Tribe’s canoe shed on the Stommish grounds, land that his family owned for generations, on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. His great-grandmother Edith Jones and her husband Vic held the first Stommish in 1946 in honor of their two sons, Bill and Stanley Solomon, and other Lummi veterans who returned home from World War II. Chairman Solomon, a Navy veteran and leader of the Blackhawk Singers, is currently in his second year as chairman for the Tribe. (Photo by Natasha Brennan, McClatchy)

'Being chairman is a very humbling experience'

Lummi Nation Chairman Lawrence Solomon shares his culture, language and how he’s leading the tribe through COVID

Indigenous people comprised 25 percent of everyone in Canada with a completed criminal court case in 2016, according to data. (Photo by APTN)

Study: Canada criminal courts stacked against Indigenous accused

Indigenous offenders were 30 percent more likely to be imprisoned than White offenders, says the report