Christina Rose
1/1/14
This Date in Native History: Legend has it that on this day, at the stroke of midnight on January 1, 1863, farmer and physician Daniel Freeman convinced a land officer to open up t...
Konnie LeMay
11/5/13
This Date in Native History: On November 5, 1862, a five-man military commission convicted 319 Dakota men in connection with a series of armed conflicts in southwestern Minnesota...
Christina Rose
10/4/13
This Date in Native History: On October 4, 1927, sculptor Gutzon Borglum began carving the faces of four presidents into the granite of the sacred Black Hills...
ICTMN Staff
2/23/13
“Tell some historians that ‘Lincoln freed the slaves’ and one can virtually see the smoke come out of their ears,” relates a story about abolitionists on CNN.com ...
Donna Ennis

I was asked this question recently: “What would be different if Christopher Columbus hadn’t found us in 1492?”  What if we hadn’t suffered 520 years of genocide, ethnocide, linguicide, occupation and oppression?...

1/7/13
Gale Courey Toensing
11/23/12
When you hear about the Pilgrims and “the Indians” harmoniously sharing the “first Thanksgiving” meal in 1621, the Indians referred to so generically are the ancestors of the conte...
Steven Newcomb

It is common to see the term “conspiracy” used in a disparaging manner, especially when it comes to such issues as the JFK assassination and 9/11....

6/25/12
Robert Pahre
3/27/12
March 7 and 8 marked the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Pea Ridge, fought in northwest Arkansas near the Oklahoma border...
Myrna Gardner

In a speech to fellow Republicans in Chicago in December 1856, Abraham Lincoln said: “Our government rests in public opinion. Whoever can change public opinion, can change the government, practically just so much....

3/9/12
Julianne Jennings

The strength and the endurance of racism and discrimination against American Indians are easily traced to earlier periods of our history that we are desperately trying to understand and reconcile....

2/20/12

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