Culture

February 06, 2012
By:
Sen. Jon Tester

Montana’s Indian country is sacred ground for all of the Big Sky’s tribes. Tribal lands safeguard and preserve ceremonial sites from the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountains.

February 01, 2012
By:
Tina Hagedorn

This is the second in a three-part series that explores export opportunities for tribal forest products. Read part one here.

January 29, 2012
By:
Vincent Schilling

The portrayal of American Indian stereotypes: When is it all going to stop? I begin my rant on what “we as Native people” face in terms of stereotypes in media, films and even little plastic toys found in the bargain bins at thrift stores.

January 27, 2012
By:
She the Bear (Britt Reed)

As someone who is part of the Tumblr NDN community that helped piece the video together, “Shit People Say to Native Americans” with Ali (the lady in the vid) and the others, I feel it is fair to report the backstory

January 26, 2012
By:
Tina Hagedorn

This is the first in a three-part series that discusses the opportunity to brand and market tribal forest products. Historically, tribal forest products have generally been sold as commodities with little branding to distinguish or differentiate them from non-tribal products.

January 21, 2012
By:
Chuck Trimble

The life story of Ponca Chief Standing Bear is one of courage, resistance, and great leadership.

January 12, 2012
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Before Galileo Galilei and Sir Isaac Newton, the Lakota studied astronomy. Many indigenous peoples did. They were natural scientists.

December 25, 2011
By:
Harold Monteau

The National Indian Council On Aging (NICOA) needs the help of the gaming tribes, especially the wealthiest 20 percent of the

December 17, 2011
By:
Chuck Trimble

We’ve been told for many years “don’t judge a book by its cover.” I would add to that, “don’t judge a book by its title either.”

December 04, 2011
By:
Eric Olson

Last month, the fourth sequel in the profitable 20th Century Fox and Marvel Studios X-Men movie franchise was released to the home video

December 03, 2011
By:
Vincent Schilling

I have been writing as a correspondent for Indian Country Today Media Network for quite a few years and I was honored, to say the least, when ICTMN’s Opinion/Editorial editor Ray Cook asked if I would

November 23, 2011
By:
Simon Moya-Smith

It was earlier this month during a snowstorm that I stumbled upon an interesting tidbit of American history—the kind you’d hope would make it into inner city high school textbooks, but somehow gets omitted like so many other things.

November 18, 2011
By:
Lindsey Catherine Cornum

Native people across America have just finished another exhausting campaign to explain to the ignorant and insensitive the inherent racial exploitation of their Indian Halloween costumes.

November 02, 2011
By:
Cheryl Crazy Bull

Many people after watching the ABC 20/20 special, “Hidden America: Children of the Plains” may be asking, “What can be done to help?” The special depicted the da

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