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Dennis Zotigh
3/15/15
In the interview series Meet Native America , the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian invites tribal leaders, cultural figures, and other interesting and accomplishe...
Waylon Ballew
American Indian College Fund
3/14/15
Waylon Ballew, Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation/Northern Cheyenne, believes tradition is an important part of higher education...
ICTMN Staff
3/14/15
President Barack Obama announced the appointment of Princess Daazhraii Lucaj, Neets’aii Gwich’in, as a member of the board of trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alask...
Christina Rose
3/14/15
From football and basketball, to winning contests and pageants, 10-year-old Nizhoni Ward, Navajo, has a lot going on...
Theresa Braine
3/14/15
A mournful song echoes through the exhibit hall, similar perhaps to sounds that once drifted across the Great Plains...
Cherokee Elder Ed Wilson
ICTMN Staff
3/14/15
Born on December 22, 1931, Cherokee Elder Ed Wilson has, as he says “been around the block a few times.” In this interview with the Cherokee Nation he talks about swimming holes in...
Vincent Schilling
3/14/15
Those furry felines from around Indian country are back in this week’s rez cat submissions...
Chelsey Luger
3/13/15
Instagram. Yeah, it can be a massive timewaster (like all social media), but it’s also a powerful platform for sharing fitness inspiration, motivation, and ideas...
ICTMN Staff
3/13/15
We can do a lot of things thanks to science. We can cure diseases and put cheese in an aerosol can. Science has reached such a level of awesomeness that we have to be careful...
Geologic Time Scale
Steve Russell
3/13/15
There is time and then there is geological time. Like many concepts scientists find convenient, geological time has suffered from perceived conflicts with sacred myths...
Conquistadores Fed Dogs Indians
Steve Russell
3/13/15
No historian seriously questions that the European invasion of the Americas resulted in millions of deaths. The serious debate has been how many millions...
Steve Russell
3/13/15
The Europeans had ideas about Indians that were difficult to displace with facts...
Steve Russell
3/13/15
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton skipped the reenactment of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, site of “bloody Sunday.” Missing that 5...
ICTMN Staff
3/13/15
Is Heaven really so heavenly? Sure, it may seem a nice place to retire—lounging on a cloud strumming a harp beats working in a coal mine...
Mark Trahant
3/13/15
The battle over federal spending is about to get ugly. Real ugly. It’s been a Republican promise to balance the federal budget within a decade...

 

This week’s image stems from a hunting debate over treaty rights.

Richard Walker
3/13/15
Patricia Paul, Inupiaq, is a business and estate-planning lawyer specializing in land use law and federal Indian law...
ICTMN Staff
3/12/15
Adam Beach is today one of the most successful Native actors in Hollywood—we went through this a couple weeks ago when it was announced that Beach is on board for Joe Dirt 2 ...
ICTMN Staff
3/12/15
Environmental groups including the Navajo organization Diné CARE filed suit against two federal agencies on March 11 in an attempt to keep fracking from harming the ancient astrono...
ICTMN Staff
3/12/15
SundanceTV has released new video clips promoting its popular series The Red Road , about the strained relationship between a New Jersey town and the Lenape Indians who live nearby...

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