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The Week That Was: August 28, 2016
Dakota Pipeline & 'Law of Christendom’
FCC Commissioner Visits NTU
Native Republicans Make Their Case
Celebrities Support Water Protectors
The Long Arc Is the Real Campaign
Age of Acorns: Sustaining Life for Years
Land Changed Forever By Man
Yurok Fire Emergency: Arson Suspected
Tragic Loss; Maine Squeeze
Chief Looking Horse’s Important Message
'We Treated Germany Better': O'Donnell
Natives Fighting for Voting Equality
Tribe to Develop $1.3M Retail Center
Seeking Food Sovereignty Through Seeds
Spokane Reservation Engulfed In Smoke
CFPB Is Barking Up the Wrong Tree
Turtle Island Tribes Meet Cuba
Confronting Feds: Malheur, Standing Rock
Osage Nation Takes Ted Turner's Ranch
Thing About Skins
Dakota Access: Stars From Hollywood to Washington Support Water Protectors
From movie stars to prominent politicians, celebrities are...
‘This Nation Was Founded on Genocide’: MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell on Dakota Access
From the start of colonial intrusion, the free and original...
Osage Nation Takes Ownership of Ted Turner's 43,000-Acre Ranch
Yesterday media mogul Ted Turner officially transfered...
Confronting the Feds: Armed Ranchers and Peaceful Native Water Protectors
Settlement of the western U.S. was a government project,...
Manning: In So Many Ways, We Have Already Won
Colonization tragically forced many indigenous people to...
The Age of Acorns: Sustaining Life for Generations
Acorns represented life for Indigenous Peoples, figuring...
Native American Studies
'Native America': Documenting Native Life Truthfully and Honestly
Adam R. Sings In The Timber
Montana-based visual journalist Adam Sings In The Timber, Crow, created and shared with ICTMN the following short video, "Native America," containing some of his photography docume...
Reader Reactions to Our Story, 'Tiny Horrors: A Chilling Reminder of How Cruel Assimilation Was—And Is'
Mary Annette Pember’s recent story on ICTMN.com about a pair of tiny handcuffs donated to Haskell University touched many people, and touched off many debates...
Indian Assimilation: The Mystery of the Tiny Handcuffs, Solved
Mary Annette Pember
Shane Murray vividly recalls the scowl on the face of the young Native woman at Haskell Indian Nation University’s Cultural Center when he placed a pair of tiny handcuffs on her de...
Tiny Horrors: A Chilling Reminder of How Cruel Assimilation Was—And Is
Mary Annette Pember
For such small objects, the child’s handcuffs are surprisingly heavy when cradled in the palms of one’s hand...
Native Storyteller Robert Wapahi, Dakota, to Present at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
Dakota Sioux storyteller and visual artist Robert Wapahi of Chicago will present “Stories of Families,” a program of traditional, historical, and true contemporary tales for all ag...
Ambitious and Controversial School Attempts to Save the Mohawk Language and Culture
In 1988 a few parents in the Mohawk community of Kahnawà:ke, 15 miles southwest of Montreal, decided to try to preserve the language of their elders by teaching it to their toddler...
Kolodny’s In Search of First Contact Rewrites History, and Then Some
Gale Courey Toensing
In her extraordinary book In Search of First Contact: The Vikings of Vinland, the Peoples of the Dawnland, and the Anglo-American Anxiety of Discovery (Duke University Press Books,...
Student Leverages Her Glamour Award Money to Generate More Funds for her Lakota Nonprofit
Maggie Dunne In April 2012, Glamour Magazine honored Maggie Dunne, a junior at Colgate University majoring in Native American Studies, the Grand Prize for its Top 10 College Women ...
Groundbreaking Mag Celebrates Native Women; Now in Multiple Platforms for Classrooms
To create Native Daughters magazine, Jordan Pascale, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) journalism student, stepped into a Pine Ridge, South Dakota sweat lodge in the fall of 2...
Leona Makokis: From Residential School to 'Indspiring' Educator
As the second of 13 children, Leona Makokis (Saddle Lake Cree Nation) is no stranger to hard work...
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