Hula Kahiko Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Each year the Young Native Writers Essay Contest encourages...
Cherokee Elder Bennie Ross
Cherokee Elder Bennie Ross, 85, tells us about losing his...
Donald Soctomah Son Canoe
The way Donald Soctomah tells it, he was just doing his job...
Cherokee Elder Blue Hothouse
He talks about growing up in a sod house with cracks...
Mille Lacs Autopsy
Mushkoob Aubid, 65, a drumkeeper and brother of an elected...
As the morning sun rose high enough to burn off the chilly...
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Genealogy

Ancestry Tree Roots
Duane Champagne
12/27/14
Ethnic Indians who do not have ties to tribal nations form a potential threat to Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous rights...
Cherokee Elder Steve Downing Christmas
ICTMN Staff
12/25/14
Cherokee Elders Steve Downing Jr. and Rufus King share some stories of what Christmas was like when they were growing up...
Angish Melissa Chavers
Dr. Dean Chavers
12/24/14
My Chavers family started in Surry County, Virginia in 1645. Elizabeth Gibson was born that year and married William Chavis, or Chavers...
Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty
ICTMN Staff
12/20/14
Ever wonder what Christmas was like back then? Sit down for a minute and listen to some stories from Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty...
Tom Mooney Retirement Cherokee Heritage Center
Cherokee Nation
12/14/14
When Tom Mooney started working as a genealogist and archivist for Cherokee Heritage Center on December 6, 1976, he had one filing cabinet to store items...
Cherokee Elder Steve Downing Jr.
ICTMN Staff
12/7/14
Cherokee Elder Steve Downing Jr. was born in 1925—he lived through prohibition and spent his days playing in the creek...
Becky Personal ICWA Story
ICTMN Staff
12/6/14
Her mother was born into the Quinault and Quileute nations and was taken from her grandmother around the age of 4...
Richard Lincoln III
Suzette Brewer
12/4/14
Richard had made up his mind. By the time he was 16, the Yup’ik boy had been bounced around in foster care for years when he made the life-altering decision to escape...
White Buffalo Prophecy
ICTMN Staff
12/1/14
Most people are familiar with the story of the White Buffalo Calf Woman, who came to the Lakota bringing the canupa, the sacred pipe, the four values, and sacred ways of living...
Cherokee Elder Rufus King
ICTMN Staff
11/29/14
Times “back then” were different. There weren’t iPhones and computers. Kids typically wore patched up pants and made many of the toys they played with...

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