iStock Crying Embracing
Dr. Dean Chavers
8/24/15
Sometimes I think I grew up in a family of crybabies. Actually, I grew up in two families and had a third one I didn’t know about until I was an old man...
Loonsfoot Family
Hannah Schmidt
8/20/15
The sun set below the tree canopy. I sat tracing lines in the dirt with my fingers while a sacred fire burned beside me...
Joseph M. Pierce
Joseph M. Pierce
7/28/15
I started writing this in the aftermath of the Rachel Dolezal affair and have continued to write as the Andrea Smith story has taken off. But it’s not about them...
Xavante Indians
Alex Ewen
7/24/15
Two new research studies, published in two separate scientific journals, have found that the DNA of certain Amazonian Indian tribes are similar to those of the indigenous inhabitan...
Jeffers Historic Site
ICTMN Staff
7/13/15
“The sacred is like rain...
ICTMN Staff
6/19/15
Fatherhood is a journey of leadership. And this achievement confers a blessing, from the Creator, of sacred obligation to men...
Dancing Rabbit Creek
ICTMN Staff
2/26/15
Each year the Young Native Writers Essay Contest encourages Native American students to write about their experiences as a member of the Native community and the culture that inspi...
Angish Melissa Chavers
Dr. Dean Chavers
12/24/14
My Chavers family started in Surry County, Virginia in 1645. Elizabeth Gibson was born that year and married William Chavis, or Chavers...
Lee Allen
6/9/14
Long before there were cowboys in the West, there were Indians, and after a decade and a half of effort, some of Southern Arizona’s indigenous ancestors are receiving public recogn...
Myra Vanderpool Gormley
5/14/14
It's a struggle to know where to start when trying to find Native American ancestors. Here are 10 places to begin your search. 1880 U.S...

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