Memorials

May 18, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Elijah Harper, Iconic Aboriginal Leader Who Scuttled Meech Lake Accord, Walks On

Condolences have poured in for revered aboriginal leader and politician Elijah Harper, who walked on at age 64 from heart failure induced by diabetes complications on Friday morning... Read more

May 17, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

New York Radio Personality Louis Cook Walks On

He was a noted jazz host and radio producer in Indian country in northern New York State.... Read more

May 06, 2013 | By Richard Walker

Lummi Master Weaver Fran James Walks On

Love was the common thread in everything Fran James did, whether serving her faith, hosting an unexpected guest, passing on a teaching, or weaving a basket, hat, robe or shawl.... Read more

April 28, 2013 | By Brian Daffron

Nephew Reflects on Maria Tallchief’s Passing

People throughout the world know of Maria Tallchief as one of America’s first and greatest prima ballerinas, but for Russ Tallchief, she was always a beloved aunt first.... Read more

April 28, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

A Video Tribute to Maria Tallchief

This video tribute to Osage ballerina Maria Tallchief was produced for the Producers Guild of America's Celebration of Diversity awards in 2006 by Four Directions Productions.... Read more

April 26, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Respected Elder and Chief Margaret Pictou LaBillois Walks On

Chief Margaret Pictou LaBillois accomplished more than one first in her lifetime.... Read more

April 25, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Folk Singer Richie Havens, Blackfeet, Walks On

Folk singer and activist Richie Havens, Blackfeet, died at his home in Jersey City, New Jersey, on April 22. He was 72 years old.... Read more

April 24, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

USA Today Founder and Supporter of Native Journalists Al Neuharth Dies

He founded USA Today, the nation’s largest newspaper by total daily print circulation, in 1982, and was a supporter of Native American journalists, pushing for diversity in newsrooms... Read more

April 23, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

George Paul Horse Capture, One of the First Native Curators, Walks On

A member of the A’aninin (Gros Ventre) tribe and one of the first Native American curators in the country, George Paul Horse Capture Sr., “Nay Gyagya Nee” (Spotted Otter), w... Read more

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