Memorials

March 28, 2013 | By Mary Kim Titla

Honoring Our Warriors at the 10th Annual Lori Piestewa Memorial

“Ten years have passed and today I took it hard. Ten years ago today we lost our comrades.... Read more

March 28, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Honoring Jim Thorpe, the World's Greatest Athlete, on the 60th Anniversary of His Death

Sixty years ago today, March 28, 1953, Jim Thorpe, Sac & Fox, died of a heart attack in California at the age of 66. Wa-Tho-Huk, the Indian na... Read more

March 23, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Chinua Achebe, Nigerian Author of Iconic Novel Condemning Colonialism in Africa, Walks On at Age 82

Chinua Achebe, author of the iconic novel that changed perceptions about indigenous culture by portraying colonialism from an African viewpoint, has died at age 82.... Read more

March 19, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

First Annual Lori Piestewa Memorial Gourd Dance Honors Warriors

On Friday, March 22, at the Kroc Corps Salvation Army Community Center in Phoenix, Arizona, the first annual Lori Piestewa Memorial Gourd Dance will be held.... Read more

March 19, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Former Washington State Governor Booth Gardner Passes On

He was a friend to Indian tribes and served two terms as governor of Washington state; Booth Gardner, a democratic, died at the age of 76 on Friday, March 15 after a long battle with... Read more

March 16, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Native Man Drowns Trying to Pluck 6-Year-Old Boy From Big Sioux River in South Dakota

Native and non-Native alike are mourning Lyle Eagle Tail, who passed on as a hero while trying to save a 6-year-old boy from the raging waters of the Big Sioux River on the evening o... Read more

March 15, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Cherokee Veterans Center on Schedule to Open in June

The June opening of the new Cherokee Veterans Center is proceeding on schedule, and the nation’s Veterans Affairs department can hardly wait.... Read more

March 14, 2013 | By David P. Ball

Mary Brave Bird, Author of Lakota Woman, Walks On

American Indian activist, author and educator Mary Ellen Brave Bird-Richard walked on at age 58 on February 14, of natural causes.... Read more

March 11, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Native Leader, Veteran and Pow Wow Head Man Dancer Charlie Harjo Walks On

Charles Anthony "Charlie" Harjo, Choctaw/Creek, has walked on.... Read more

March 06, 2013 | By ICTMN Staff

Honoring Our Fallen Heroes and Their Families: 10th Annual Lori Piestewa Memorial

On March 22-23, the 10th Annual Lori Piestewa Memorial for Our Fallen Heroes & Families will be held in Arizona. U.S.... Read more

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