Memorials

September 14, 2012 | By Alysa Landry

Murdered Native UNC-Chapel Hill Student Remembered by Friends, Family and Tribe

The Chapel Hill, North Carolina, community is mourning 19-year-old Faith Hedgepeth, a sophomore at the... Read more

September 07, 2012 | By Terri Hansen

A Hero in Waiting: A Personal Remembrance of Lt. Colonel Keith L. Crawford

On the Fourth of July 2008, U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer requested the American flag fly over the nation’s capitol in Washington, D.C. in honor of retiring Lt. Colonel Keith L.... Read more

August 27, 2012 | By Gale Courey Toensing

Shakopee Mdewakanton Chairman Stanley R. Crooks Remembered and Missed By Many

Stanley R. Crooks, the beloved chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and revered Indian country leader, died on Saturday, August 25 at the St.... Read more

August 26, 2012 | By Gale Courey Toensing

Shakopee Mdewakanton Chairman Stanley R. Crooks Has Passed

Stanley R. Crooks, the longtime chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and a renowned Indian country leader, passed away on Saturday, August 25.... Read more

August 23, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Menominee Military Veteran Maj. William Fredenberg Walks On

Maj. William R. Fredenberg of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin walked on July 21. He was a retired United States Air Force veteran and a distinguished member of the tribe.... Read more

August 23, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Ho-Chunk Elder and a Founder of American Indian Center of Chicago, Angeline C. DeCorah, Walks On

Ho-Chunk elder Angeline C. DeCorah, one of the founders of the American Indian Center (AIC) of Chicago walked on August 6. She was 91.... Read more

August 15, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Code Talker Reuben Curley Walks On

On August 4, the Navajo Nation was sad to hear that it lost another Code Talker. Reuben Curley, 96, walked on at his home in Flagstaff, Arizona.... Read more

August 12, 2012 | By Wilhelm Murg

Native Artist Robby McMurtry Fatally Shot by Deputy

Robby McMurtry, who was of Comanche descent, was a pillar of the community in the small town of Morris, Oklahoma.... Read more

August 05, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Alaska Philanthropist Mary Louise Rasmuson Walks On at 101

Mary Louise Rasmuson, whose family foundation has awarded more than $200 million in grants to Alaska nonprofit organizations like the Anchorage Museum and the ... Read more

July 24, 2012 | By Linda Daniels

Indigenous South African Community Mourns Loss of Leader

The Indigenous Khoisan community of southern Africa is still in shock after the recent death of the Khomani San leader Oom Dawid Kruiper, known as The Lion of the Kalahari.... Read more

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