Christina Rose
12/28/13
Bill Wetzel, Blackfeet, is trying to do something he doesn’t think has been done before...
Steve Russell
8/20/13

Anniversaries matter in the short run as memory markers and in the long run they become traditions. The year 1963 was the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, and it was used by activists of the time to take another step toward emancipation on the economic front....

Duane Champagne
4/25/13
Countries with indigenous nations usually also have mixed-blood nations composed of people of indigenous descent and other nations or races...
Carol Berry
4/9/13
A tribal nation with what could be North America’s strictest enrollment criteria may soon decide on more flexible rules that might, if adopted, increase the tribe’s current 3,000-p...
Steve Russell
3/28/13

The interplay between law and language is fascinating. “Blood quantum” started without the modern racist connotations in early English cases involving inheritance from a particular person rather than from a racially defined category of persons....

Carol Berry
8/21/12
If she’d planned to tackle some of the most contentious issues in Indian country, a Mvskoke (Creek) sociologist couldn’t have done a better job...
Duane Champagne
7/24/12
Mestizo. Métis . Mixed bloods. Though clearly different, all these terms are used to racially classify people with Indian ancestry...
Brian Daffron
6/26/12
When Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin signed HB 2172 into law after the end of the 2011 legislative session, the 43-year-old Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission was effectiv...
ICTMN Staff
5/5/12
The first word that came to mind to describe the 60-minute documentary by lecturer Carter Meland’s introductory American Indians in Minnesota class was “powerful.” From the histori...
ICTMN Staff
12/30/11
Every year Indian country is filled with leaders, politicians, broadcasters and talking heads provide memorable quotes for anyone listening to catch...

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