Robert T. Coulter
12/15/12

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

Steve Russell
12/9/12

To say that American Indians, First Nations, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians live in tension with the colonial states of North America is both a truism and an exercise in distance by use of academic jargon.  One reason academics use such clinical, bloodless language is that we are not supposed t...

DuWayne Smith
11/10/12

ICTMN columnist, Peter d'Errico, addressed the issues of American flags at pow wows, and the meaning of “warrior” as opposed to “soldier” in his column, "...

Laura Waterman Wittstock
10/31/12

It would be a shame for Russell Means (1939-2012) to be remembered only as a maker of trouble, an unreasonable negotiator, and someone who pushed the limits of human behavior to the breaking point. I met him when I was an American Indian press reporter in Washington, D.C....

Rob Capriccioso
10/24/12
Many partisans on both ends of the political spectrum were surprised to read in September that U.S...
Jonathan Larrabee
10/5/12

This is to correct a century-plus-long legal error that has been and continues to be perpetuated upon the Great Sioux Nation and all Indians alike. The lesson is that all treaties are specific unto themselves....

Simon Moya-Smith
8/1/12
At first, it seemed that an elusive piece of the past had been rescued from oblivion...
Charles Kader
7/30/12

The desire to see a successful Native North America has long been espoused by federal governments on all sides of the North American border. By Mexico, Canada, and the United States alike.

Pride follows success, so the motivational lecture goes....

Tanya Fiddler
6/27/12

June 25 marked the anniversary of the Battle of Little Bighorn, known by some as Custer’s Last Stand and known by the Sioux Indians as Victory Day....

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