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Researching the Past

Ann C. Tweedy
1/14/13
When Prince Philip of the Pokanokets (later known as the Wampanoags) proudly wore his wampum—decorative beads made from whelk and clam shells—he was proudly declaring several thing...
Carol Berry
1/12/13
After 133 years, Cheyenne people are teaching youth about their ancestors who left starvation and illness in Indian Territory—today’s Oklahoma—for an ill-fated attempt to return to...
Jude Isabella, TheTyee.ca
1/11/13
"You know it's a great day when you're knee deep in sperm." Ryan Cloutier, a young biologist, is delighted with his predicament...
Mary Annette Pember
1/10/13
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...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/4/13
The Onondaga Nation has presented the Cayuga Museum of History and Art with a replica of a Haudenosaunee Confederacy wampum belt in appreciation for the return of 21 objects of spi...
Mary Annette Pember
1/1/13
For such small objects, the child’s handcuffs are surprisingly heavy when cradled in the palms of one’s hand...
Julianne Jennings
12/28/12
In 1668 and 1669, Metacom or King Philip, was given the name by the English after the classical Greek conqueror “for his ambitious and haughty spirit;” and the title “King” to exag...
Mary Keller
12/27/12
Grant Bulltail is one of those remarkable people who ties us to previous generations and can paint a rich image of tribal traditions...
Konnie LeMay
12/26/12
On December 26, a memorial was dedicated in Mankato, Minnesota’s Reconciliation Park near a white limestone buffalo that marks the spot where 38 Dakota men were hanged the day afte...
ICTMN Staff
12/20/12
“In the Hopi teachings,” he began, “we are told that toward the end of the world, Spider Woman will come back and she will weave her web across the landscape...

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