March 29, 2013
Charles Kader

The labeling vogue of past generations was often to term both traditional and religious groups in Indian country as offbeat, sometimes as renegades, and possibly as outcasts within tribal communities.

March 27, 2013
Kay Olan (Ionataie:was)

This is the time of year when people in the Northeast become excited about the return of warmer weather and longer daylight hours. The robins and the geese are returning from their winter get-away vacation spots down south.

March 26, 2013
DaShanne Stokes

The recent arrest of Wayland Gray, a Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen, has set off a firestorm of criticism against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

March 17, 2013
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
Steve Russell

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

March 03, 2013
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
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
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
Racheal White Hawk Strong

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

October 20, 2012
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
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
T. Lulani Arquette

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

June 19, 2012
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
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?”