Family

August 22, 2015
By:
Carly McIntosh

Earlier this year I was sitting in my lazy mans chair and started searching for my great grandfather.

July 17, 2015
By:
Monique Vondall-Rieke

The announcement of A.D., et al. v.

May 30, 2015
By:
Gregory Smithers

When the United States Supreme Courts rules on gay marriage before its current session ends, Native Americans will likely greet the ruling with mixed feelings. Indian Country in the United States is deeply divided over gay marriage.

May 29, 2015
By:
John Guenther

The Indian Child Welfare Act was passed in 1978, preceded by studies like the 1976 study by the Association of American Indian Affairs, which found that 25 to 35 percent of all Indian children were being placed in out-of-home care.

May 23, 2015
By:
Matthew Scraper

Rarely, if ever, do I extend myself to a social media rant. This is primarily because I'm not sure that such things ever change opinions and belief systems. That said, I'm going to take a moment to do just that. Feel free to tune out—I won't be offended.

May 10, 2015
By:
Terese Marie Mailhot

I used to be the rez chick, pushing a bundled baby down a gravel road with a stick to ward off dogs. I used to be the rez chick dropping off my baby at subsidized daycare to study for my GED.

April 04, 2015
By:
David Wilkins

Historically, Native nations were bounded but inclusive socio-cultural communities that prided themselves on maintaining distinctive religious-cultural identities while also incorporating--whether through force or invitation--individuals from other indigenous, rac

January 11, 2015
By:
Memory Dawn Long Chase

In Response to Lynn Armitage’s ICTMN article, “Domestic Violence: Careful, the Kids Are Watching”:

December 31, 2014
By:
Byron Dorgan

In June of this year, President Barack Obama and the First Lady visited the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota. This was ya historic visit.

May 15, 2014
By:
Jennie Stockle

In 2011 Mary Fallin assumed office as Governor of the Oklahoma and, like it or not, the events that have followed exemplify some of the worst atrocities against Native Americans in any recent memory.

November 12, 2013
By:
Cedric Sunray

Hundreds of articles have been published and thousands of comments have been shared online. Tribes around the country have galvanized their support.

November 08, 2013
By:
Terry L. Cross

Thirty-five years ago today, Congress enacted groundbreaking legislation, the impact of which has been arguably more profound than any other piece of federal Indian law in the modern era. On November 8, 1978, the Indian Child Welfare Act, otherwise known as ICWA, became law.

November 02, 2013
By:
Chelsea Vowel

Much ado is made of our divisions and differences, and this is so successful because the narrative of our sameness is foundational to colonial policies.

October 28, 2013
By:
Sandy White Hawk

It is October 10, 2013. I just listened to Dusten Brown’s press conference. Listening to his voice reminded me of the accounts I heard from elders in tribal communities I have traveled to. Dusten with his grief stricken heart has let his baby go for her sake, not for his own.

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