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I was late arriving for the canoe landings. I got stuck in...
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For nearly two centuries, the Chowanoke—an Algonquian...
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Born on Valentine’s Day, Cherokee Elder Valentino “Tino”...
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Hundreds gathered Tuesday, July 19 to dedicate the renamed...
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When NAGPRA, the Native American Graves Protection and...
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When Idle No More Washington Director Sweetwater Nannauck...
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Genealogy

Cherokee Elder Jim McGee
ICTMN Staff
9/13/15
Cherokee Elder Jim McGee grew up on his grandmother’s allotted land, a 160-acre farm. He did farm chores, played made-up games, and fought with his older brother...
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Dr. Dean Chavers
8/24/15
Sometimes I think I grew up in a family of crybabies. Actually, I grew up in two families and had a third one I didn’t know about until I was an old man...
Cherokee Elder Bruce Ross
ICTMN Staff
8/22/15
Cherokee Elder Bruce Ross talks about growing up on a 50-acre farm with animals, a cornfield and orchard...
Loonsfoot Family
Hannah Schmidt
8/20/15
The sun set below the tree canopy. I sat tracing lines in the dirt with my fingers while a sacred fire burned beside me...
Cherokee Elder Thelma Vann Forrest
ICTMN Staff
8/1/15
Cherokee Elder Thelma Vann Forrest talks about how she and her siblings entertained themselves, what school was like, and when her family got a refrigerator...
University of Arizona Connectedness Study
Lee Allen
7/28/15
How do you define “home?” “Home is where one starts from” is one explanation, while another states, “Our feet may leave home, but not our hearts.” Where you call home is especially...
Joseph M. Pierce
Joseph M. Pierce
7/28/15
I started writing this in the aftermath of the Rachel Dolezal affair and have continued to write as the Andrea Smith story has taken off. But it’s not about them...
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Christina Rose
7/27/15
Crazy Horse was killed at Fort Robinson in 1877, marked solely by a rough carved stone set in the remaining foundation of the guardhouse where he was killed...
Xavante Indians
Alex Ewen
7/24/15
Two new research studies, published in two separate scientific journals, have found that the DNA of certain Amazonian Indian tribes are similar to those of the indigenous inhabitan...

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