Ayyu Qassataq's son, David Paoli graduated from West High School. He was not allowed to wear his sealskin graduation cap, instead he was forced to wear a standard graduation cap. (Courtesy Ayyu Qassataq)

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Ben Barnes, chief of the Shawnee Tribe and Glenna Wallace chief of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma pause at the entrance to the Great Serpent Mound in Peebles, Ohio (Photo by Mary Annette Pember)

Shawnee reclaim the great Serpent Mound

Ancestors of Native Americans, not prehistoric giants or space aliens, built the mound in Ohio

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, Laguna Pueblo, speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Friday, April 23, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

US boarding schools to be investigated

Following news of Indigenous children’s remains found at residential schools in Canada, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland will investigate the scope of the problem in the US