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
2/24/14
Melanie Sioux Kuntz took an interest in photography at a young age. “I always had a camera and was constantly taking pictures of everything,” Kuntz said to ICTMN in an email...
Ruth Hopkins

Living in the Dakotas isn’t for everyone, primarily because of the weather. In the summer, it gets hot and sticky. Thunderheads appear on the horizon, hail stones rain down, and tornadoes materialize from on high to rage across the prairie....

2/21/14
Lisa Garrigues
9/30/13
Last May, Anna Rodriquez headed out alone on a healing journey into the deep woods of Humboldt County, California...
Vincent Schilling
8/1/13
Thanks to the U.S. Census Bureau and its effort to count us all once a decade, we have another interesting list to report on...
Cristina Olds
6/25/13
In this country’s not so distant past, many Native American youths were involuntarily enrolled in government-run boarding schools, distancing them from their families and cultures...
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
Waziyatawin

The Idle No More campaign is in full-swing to the north, and Dakota people associated with the 38+2 memorial horse ride have apparently abandoned the struggle for justice for Indigenous people here with the promotion of their mantra “forgive everyone everything.” That feel-good slogan will be lit...

1/1/13
Robert T. Coulter

On December 16, 2010, President Barack Obama announced United States support of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples....

12/15/12

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