December 19, 2012 | By Brian Patterson

Senator Daniel Inouye: Integrity and Service That has Honored a Nation


The following is a reflection on the life of Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) from Brian Patterson, president of United South and Eastern Tribes.... Read more

December 19, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Ben Luján, Speaker of NM House, Loses Battle With Lung Cancer

After announcing to a tear-filled room in January that he wouldn’t seek reelection because he was fighting stage-4 lung cancer, New Mexico House Speaker Ben Luján’s battle with the d... Read more

December 18, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Tribal and NCAI Leader Wayne L. Ducheneaux Walks On

Over his lifetime he led the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the National Congress of American Indians. He was a United States Marine, a rancher and a family man.... Read more

December 18, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Washington, D.C. Reacts to Passing of Sen. Inouye

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December 17, 2012 | By Rob Capriccioso

Sen. Inouye Walks On With an ‘Aloha’


U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, 88, passed away December 17 due to respiratory complications after having been hospitalized since early December, his office has confirmed.... Read more

December 13, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Dakota Riders Remember Injustice of 150 Years Ago

They began in Lower Brule, South Dakota on December 10.... Read more

December 12, 2012 | By Clifford E. Knapp

Ojibwe Cultural Educator Nick Hockings Walks On

Nick Hockings, Ojibwe artist, human rights activist, and cultural consultant, walked on to the spirit world on November 30, 2012 in his home in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin.... Read more

December 11, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Juaneño Band of Mission Indians Loses a Leader

The Juaneño Band of Mission Indians is mourning the loss of its vice chairwoman, Francine Pala Sommers Yorba, who walked on December 7 at her home in San Juan Capistrano, California.... Read more

December 07, 2012 | By Adrian Jawort

President Obama Remembers Crow Father During Tribal Nations Conference

The respected and late Crow elder, Hartford “Sonny” Black Eagle, who adopted then presidential candidate Barack Obama into the Crow Nation during the 2008 democratic primaries, was h... Read more

December 04, 2012 | By Alysa Landry

Sacred Site Defender, Ola Cassadore Davis, Walks On

Ola Cassadore Davis, an outspoken defender of the Apache Nation’s sacred Mount Graham in southeast Arizona, walked on Sunday, November 25. She was 89.... Read more


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