Native Americans

Fifty years ago this week the heavily polluted Cuyahoga River caught fire, an incident that garnered national attention and prompted calls to clean up America's waterways.

The City of Oberlin will celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous People's Day instead of the federally recognized Columbus Day holiday.

Two Jackson County men have been sentenced today for digging up and selling artifacts and human remains from a Native American burial site in 2012. 

Native Americans, environmentalists and allied groups in Ohio staged a rally outside of Columbus City Hall Monday, using prayers, speeches and traditional singing to protest a planned pipeline near native lands, and to call on Ohio to support more renewable energy.

Jackson County Sheriff's Office

A Wellston man will serve three years of probation after pleading guilty to charges of purchasing the remains of eight Native Americans stolen from a farm.

Federal prosecutors say a Wellston man has pleaded guilty to charges of unearthing and selling the remains of a Native American.

The discovery of a rare Native American artifact in the southern Ohio village of Newtown has raised questions about it's origin.

A report by a progressive-leaning research institute in Washington says all schools and professional teams around the country should retire any sports mascots that adversely affect the well-being of Native Americans.