Moose Factory, Ontario: When Chief Randy Kapashesit returned this time his remote community in northern Ontario, the earth shook: tremors of 4.4 shook the region, and Randy came home for the last time.
On a sunny September day in New York City in 2007, the United Nations General Assembly gathered to adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights o
Steven Newcomb wrote a column carried on IndianCountryTodayMediaNetwork.com and on Indianz.com in which he criticized my remarks quoted in Chuck Trimble’s column.
If you've heard the term 60s scoop and thought it had something to do with ice-cream in ye olden days, I'm here to enlighten you.
I have for some time been analyzing the “ecology of fear” and the climate of hatred it generates to feed the growing menace of presumably random acts of violence in Arizona such as last year’s shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
All racial discourse has been nonsensical since we’ve understood H. sapiens as one species with common ancestors.
This term, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case about affirmative action in university admissions, where my alma mater is on the side of diversity for a
To quote an Indianz.com headline: “Interior’s land consolidation plan is a disaster.” The Department of the Interior’s proposal to spend $1.9 billion in taxpayer dollars authorized by the Cobell settlement focuses myopically on effecting consolidation through tribal government land acqu
According to the late educator and historian princess Red Wing (Pokanoket), the first music of Aquidneck Island (present-day Rhode Island and Providence Plantations) was the chant of the “Red Man” who lived in the hills and valleys adjacent to the shores of Narragansett Bay.
When I sat down to write this column, I wanted to tell you about how well ICTMN is doing in promoting our (Indigenous) interpretation of the world through presenting our view of news, events and thought
When you are about one half of one percent of the population, how many people can you afford to leave behind by categorical self-definition?
Historically, when different groups of people came into contact with one another, they offered different explanations for the phenotypic variations they saw.
Mohawk Kateri Tekakwitha will become a saint in the fall, and the media is looking for the predicted mixed reactions
It seems like no one realizes that Tekakwitha lived a full life of learning and practicing our traditional culture and knew how to survive before she became a Catholic. There were missionaries who had learned our language and dialects among the Iroquois and she learned their prayers.