Cherokee Elder Steve Downing Jr.
Cherokee Elder Steve Downing Jr. was born in 1925—he lived...
Becky Personal ICWA Story
Her mother was born into the Quinault and Quileute nations...
Richard Lincoln III
Richard had made up his mind. By the time he was 16, the...
Cherokee Elder Rufus King
Times “back then” were different. There weren’t iPhones and...
Cherokee Elder Johnny Sanders
We can learn a lot from our Elders. Cherokee Elder Johnny...
Easter Island Moai
New findings from the journal, Current Biology, indicate...
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Genealogy

ICTMN Staff
3/29/11
Presenters at the 2011 American Indian Histories and Cultures Conference will describe ways to commemorate and talk about shared history, specifically the 1862 mass hanging of 38 D...
Duane Champagne
3/28/11
Not only is the content of indigenous cultures different from the cultures of nation-states, but the interrelatedness of community is also different...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/25/11
The Cornell University Genetic Ancestry Project is drawing strong opposition from another part of the institution—Cornell’s American Indian Program —which says the project is based...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/11
Curious about your ancestors? Thanks to plentiful information and new ways of searching, amateur genealogy is easier and more popular than ever...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/11
In the 2000 United States Census, more than 875,000 people identified themselves as partially or wholly Cherokee Indian...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/11
The Dawes Rolls were created by the Dawes Commission, which sought to make a complete record of all members of the Five Civilized Tribes, as the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek (Muscogee)...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/11
American Indian naming traditions vary from tribe to tribe...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/11
Many scholars have asked: “Where did Native Americans come from?” but no one has managed to answer the question to everyone’s satisfaction...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/11
When Chief Joseph, a renowned Nez Perce leader, surrendered to Europeans in 1877, he gave a special gift to General Nelson Appleton Miles, wrote Vine Deloria, Jr...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/11
Genes from the Beotuk, a long-extinct branch of Canada's aboriginal peoples, have shown up in samples of 80 people from Iceland, a team of anthropologists and geneticists has revea...

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