Memorials

February 28, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Loss of Berenstain Bears Co-Creator Felt in Indian Country

Jan Berenstain, who wrote and illustrated the beloved Berenstain Bears books with her husband Stan, has passed away.... Read more

February 03, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Navajo Code Talker Jimmie Begay’s Life Commemorated by President Ben Shelly

Flags across the Navajo Nation are whipping in the wind at half mast this weekend, as Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly ordered the move in honor of Sgt. Jimmie Begay.... Read more

January 31, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Lakota Language Loses Fluent Speaker

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January 13, 2012 | By Brian Daffron

Death of Yakama Leader Leaves Ripples in Many Communities

The October 27, 2011 death of Yakama General Council chair Moses Dick Squeochs created serious ripples not only within his family and the Yakama people, but also with the higher educ... Read more

January 12, 2012 | By Brenda Austin

Tribal Council Removes Late Chairwoman’s Memorial From Reservation Cemetery

In a tangled mess of tribal politics run amuck, three of fi... Read more

January 10, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Kanatiio Adams, 18-Year-Old Mohawk Student Athlete, Walks On

In tragic, saddening news, Kanatiio “Tiio” Adams, 18, a senior from Salisbury Prep School in Connecticut, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2012 at Akwesasne Mohawk territory.... Read more

January 05, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Call to Artists to Design War of 1812 Battle Memorial in Queenston, Ontario

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812, during which the United States fought British and aboriginal forces in a conflict that helped define Canada as... Read more

January 04, 2012 | By ICTMN Staff

Keith Little, Navajo Code Talker Walks On

The history of the Navajo Code Talkers will forever be remembered, but on January 3, the famous group lost another member from its ranks as Keith Little, died at Fort Defiance hospit... Read more

December 29, 2011 | By ICTMN Staff

Eye-Opening Wounded Knee Journey Becomes Family Affair

They toil on horseback across 191 miles of Badlands and other harsh terrain in the freezing cold, sleeping outside, sometimes fasting.... Read more

December 29, 2011 | By Lindsey Catherine Cornum

What Wounded Knee Means to Me

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