ICTMN Staff
1/31/15
Four books dealing with Native history that were supposed to be introduced during the spring semester have been taken off the elementary-school curriculum in Juneau in the wake of ...
My Body Book of Rules Elissa Washuta
Adrian Jawort
12/1/14
Elissa Washuta, Cowlitz Indian Tribe, writes with fearless, gut-wrenching honesty and ambition in her creatively crafted memoir, My Body Is a Book of Rules ...
Debbie Reese
11/19/14
U.S. Presidents have proclaimed November as Native American Month for 13 years. Such months have their good and bad sides...
ICTMN Staff
11/18/14
Much has been written and said about books depicting American Indians that fall short either by branding them as savages, or overly romanticizing them...
Konnie LeMay
11/9/14
What’s the difference between a normal story and one about the Vietnam War? author Jim Northrup asks coyly...
Heather Steinberger
11/2/14
Sherman Alexie perhaps said it best: “I write in blood because I remember what it felt like to bleed.” From claim checks to domestic violence, from growing pains to banishing the t...
Four Arrows
10/5/14
Originally published in The Stringer: Independent Journalism . Reprinted with permission...
Konnie LeMay
8/3/14
We’ve all known (or raised) a child like the title character in Cheryl Minnema’s first children’s book, Hungry Johnny (Minnesota Historical Society, 2014)...
Lee Allen
7/4/14
The death of Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez, one of the original 29 who signed up to create the code that was indecipherable to the Japanese military during World War II, marked th...
Vincent Schilling
6/24/14
Turtle Island, like the rest of the planet, is beset with environmental damage that at this point threatens humanity’s very survival...

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