Memorials

September 20, 2011 | By Carol Berry

Long-Serving and Honored Tribal Leader, Ernest House Sr. Dies

Ernest House Sr., long-term Chairman and Council member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in southwestern Colorado, passed September 17 after a motorcycle accident near his home as he re... Read more

September 10, 2011 | By Leslie Logan

The Genus of Tears: A Mohawk Ironworker's Widow Remembers 9/11

In the days and months immediately following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 the country was awash in tears of astonishment and horror.... Read more

August 31, 2011 | By ICTMN Staff

Inuit Advocate Peter Kritaqliluk, Taken Too Soon

Nun... Read more

August 30, 2011 | By Gale Courey Toensing

Schaghticoke Elder Catherine Velky, 87, Dies

The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has lost its beloved matriarch. Catherine E.... Read more

August 30, 2011 | By Wawmeesh Hamilton

Ahousaht First Nations Fisheries Manager Killed by Drunk Driver

Ahousaht First Nation’s fisheries manager has been killed by a drunk driver in Washington State.... Read more

August 29, 2011 | By ICTMN Staff

Nova Scotia Aboriginals Remember Lobster Dealer Joe Blinn

When non-Natives harassed Mi’kmaq fishermen, he offered the aboriginals his land. When federal authorities confiscated their lobster traps, he bought them new ones.... Read more

August 25, 2011 | By ICTMN Staff

Aboriginal Tributes Pour in for Layton as Thousands Pay Respects in Ottawa and Toronto

When he stepped down to battle cancer in June, New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton promised he would return to Parliament Hill in Ottawa.... Read more

August 24, 2011 | By ICTMN Staff

Widespread Heartbreak as Flight 6560 Victims Identified

A leading scientist. Two inseparable sisters, torn asunder at ages six and seven. A man flying on his 49th birthday, en route from his sister’s funeral.... Read more

August 22, 2011 | By ICTMN Staff

NDP Leader Jack Layton Dies of Cancer at 61

Less than a month after stepping down “temporarily” to confront a second bout of cancer, New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Jack Layton has died of his illness, his wife and children... Read more

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