Ruth Hopkins

To say that the Black Hills (Kȟe Sapa) hold special significance for the Oceti Sakowin (The Great Sioux Nation) is an understatement. They’re not only our traditional homelands, where our ancestors once lived, they’re sacred....

6/28/14
ICTMN Staff
5/22/14
She promised her sculptor husband before he died in 1982 that she would continue work on the controversial Crazy Horse Memorial being carved into the Black Hills...
Christina Rose
3/21/14
For more than 150 years, outsiders have ventured onto tribal lands and helped themselves to fossils and dinosaur bones...
Jordan Wright
3/16/14
The writing team of Bob Drury and Tom Clavin are best known to their readers as American military historians...
Christina Rose
1/8/14
This Date in Native History: On January 8, 1877, Crazy Horse fought his final battle against the United States Army before agreeing to come into Fort Robinson, Nebraska in May that...

All of these images were taken by Chicago photographer J.C.H.

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...
Scott Barta
9/17/13
This Date in Native History: On this day in 1851, more than 50,000 Indigenous Red “Indian” people gathered to officially sign the 1851 Treaty of Fort Laramie with the government of...
ICTMN Staff
9/2/13
In this video Charmaine White Face, a member of the Oglala band of the Great Sioux Nation, explains uranium mining and its health effects on the people of the Great Plains...
ICTMN Staff
8/16/13
While browsing the Internet, especially Facebook, it’s amazing the things you’ll see. A lot of story ideas actually come through Facebook. But they can be buried like treasure...

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