Alysa Landry
6/20/14
This Date in Native History: On June 20, 1782, the Continental Congress approved the bald eagle as the national emblem and the central image on the Great Seal of the United States...
Steven Newcomb

Upon signing the Declaration of Independence, which led to the Revolutionary War, Benjamin Franklin is said to have quipped, “We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” His comment characterizes the context of what President Obama called “the dawn of our Republic” in h...

2/12/14
ICTMN Staff
7/10/13
These quotes about Indians from American leaders span from the 1750s to 1817. Stay tuned next week for Part 2...
Steven Newcomb

In Indian country it is commonplace to say that the United States Constitution was at least partly inspired by the Confederacy of the Haudenosaunee....

4/22/13
Steven Newcomb

In a previous column on this topic, I pointed to various historical illustrations of plans by agents of the U.S....

7/19/12
Steven Newcomb

Today, July 4, the United States of America celebrates its Declaration of Independence from the British Empire....

7/4/12
ICTMN Staff
7/3/12
American folk singer and environmental activist Pete Seeger tells the story of the Peacemaker and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy at Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival: A Music ...
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
Duane Champagne
6/4/12
Considered from our 21st century standpoint, the term noble savage is patronizing and condescending...
Steve Russell

When you are about one half of one percent of the population, how many people can you afford to leave behind by categorical self-definition?...

4/2/12