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.

November 29, 2012
Beverly Cook

Our determination to survive as distinct Indigenous peoples comes from the will of our ancestors. They suffered unspeakable crimes to their spirits and bodies, and we still struggle to beat back this legacy of genocide. To outsiders, it might appear as if the Indian wars are over.

November 19, 2012
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

The Background and Context of Native American Heritage Month

November 11, 2012
Dr. Leo Killsback

The negative representations of American Indians have recently caught national attention in the news and on the Internet.

November 10, 2012
Valarie Tom

Many Native American teenagers are planning their future and want to make a difference—I believe that. The Native American people have—time and again—answered our nation’s call when it comes to serving in many capacities and that includes the call of service in the military.

August 20, 2012
Dan Jones


March 17, 2012
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.

February 28, 2012
Larry McAdams

After reading The New York Times's article, “Brutal Crimes Grip an Indian Reservation,” by Timothy Williams, pub

February 27, 2012
Brian Broadrose

February 17 was a warm sunny day, a far cry from what we have come to expect for a winter day here in the Northeast, and I should have been out enjoying it.

February 11, 2012
Chipa Wolfe

My god, can the government even count?

December 29, 2011
Peter d'Errico

The title of David Satter’s new book about the history of the former Soviet Union might well apply to a pervasive American attitude toward United States history in relation to the indigenous peoples of the continent: "It Was a Long Time Ago and It Never Happened Anyway." A

December 03, 2011
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

December 02, 2011
Mike Taylor

There was another of those talks on campus one Friday afternoon. The original idea* was proposed by Alexander Abian, a mathematics professor from Iowa who was trained at the University of Chicago and later at the University of Cincinnati.