Gettysburg National Military Park
A human skull thought to belong to a soldier who died at...
Shiprock Historical Society Shiprock Community
The Shiprock Historical Society has a story to tell. Many...
Winter Count Trunk Smithsonian
What’s the most interesting thing you have found tucked...
Jordan Cave Vandalism Forest Service
The U.S. Forest Service is looking for information and...
Reconstructed Naia
The remains of “Naia,” the human skeleton found off the...
Quileute Petroglyph Major
A pre-contact Quileute petroglyph that depicts K’wati, or...
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Researching the Past

ICTMN Staff
7/25/12
The Madison County town of Smithfield, New York was home to the Oneida Indian Nation from about 1550 to 1575, and a recent Youth Work Learn Program brought students back to the Vai...
ICTMN Staff
7/24/12
Polar bears are far more ancient than even the most recent estimate of 600,000 years old, an international research team announced on July 23...
ICTMN Staff
7/23/12
Recently a second Mayan text has been found that reveals an “end date,” for the Mayan calendar, but don’t schedule your doomsday party just yet...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/22/12
Annette Kolodny (Photo by Susanna Corcoran) A nnette Kolodny recently spoke about the genesis of her new volume, In Search of First Contact: The Vikings of Vinland, the Peoples of ...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/22/12
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,...
ICTMN Staff
7/17/12
Scientists have found the remains of an impressive dam in the ancient Mayan city of Tikal, in Guatemala...
ICTMN Staff
7/17/12
A collection of some 7,000 artifacts was returned to the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa July 16 by the Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) after a request was made by the band for the ...
Simon Moya-Smith
7/15/12
???On January 29, 1863, a regiment of about 200 volunteers, led by Colonel Patrick Edward Connor, murdered an estimated 300 Northwestern Shoshone men, women and children in what is...
ICTMN Staff
7/13/12
In a July 2 column on Truthdig, Chris Hedges lavishes praise on Crazy Horse , the Oglala Lakota war leader, for the way he lived his life...
Duane Champagne
7/10/12
Stay or go? When it comes to Indian tribes and the United States, the answer has almost always been the former. And for that, there are many reasons. When the U.S...

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