Spirituality

March 17, 2013
By:
Steven Newcomb

There are some things we have not very often thought about or reflected upon because we have lacked the vocabulary necessary to name and think about those things.

March 14, 2013
By:
Steve Russell

Why care about who heads a fantasy world of wealthy child molesters?

March 03, 2013
By:
Amy Moore & Mike Taylor

For an Indian, Barry seems to need very little sleep. He works nights, even on weekends. During the day, he seems to practically live at Walmart, which has earned him the nickname Walmart Barry.

February 14, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico

International Science Times reports that a Harvard Medical School professor, George Church, has reconstructed Neanderthal DNA and is looking for "an ad

December 23, 2012
By:
Floyd Hand (Pte Ole)

Christmas for Native Americans started when the Europeans came over to Turtle Island. They taught the Indian about Christianity and St. Nicholas.

November 24, 2012
By:
Racheal White Hawk Strong

I’ve been to pow wows before, but this one was different.

October 20, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

When Pope Benedict XVI canonizes Kateri Tekawitha (1656-1680) this month, she will be declared the Catholic Church’s first American Indian saint. What is the historical context of her beatification?

October 18, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb, et al

This letter was originally published in Indian Country Today on August 11, 1993.

Editors Note: The signatories to this letter hope to present it to Pope John Paul II during his time in Denver this week.

His Holiness, Pope John Paul II,

September 07, 2012
By:
T. Lulani Arquette

Let me make it clear: I don’t write to denounce present-day Catholicism or the Christian faith.

June 19, 2012
By:
Simon Moya-Smith

Well, folks, Mitt the Mormon has locked the GOP presidential candidacy, and for the first time in 10 years I’m giving serious consideration to spending the morning of Nov. 6 at the beach or bar or breakfast table—anywhere but that vile voting booth.

June 18, 2012
By:
Darren Bonaparte

When it was announced that Kateri Tekakwitha would be declared a saint by Pope Benedict, a British journalist asked me, “What does the canonization of a 17th century Mohawk woman mean in this cynical, godless age?”

March 18, 2012
By:
Ray Cook

Mohawk Kateri Tekakwitha will become a saint in the fall, and the media is looking for the predicted mixed reactions

March 18, 2012
By:
Alma Ransom

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.

March 17, 2012
By:
Ruth Hopkins

I moved away from home two months ago for work. For the past six years, I’d been living on the Lake Traverse Reservation of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate where I am enrolled.

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