Jennifer Gapetz

An open letter to the media:...

6/25/13
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...
Dr. Dean Chavers
6/8/13
The people running Indian schools often get fired if they do too good a job. It does not always happen, but it happens a lot...
Duane Champagne
6/5/13
About two and a half centuries ago, Northeastern Indian leaders chided American colonial educators for wasting their young men’s time in giving them a European education...
Alex Hunter
6/4/13
In California preparations are underway for what is expected to be a difficult and dangerous fire season...
David Wilkins

Disenrollment, a seemingly innocuous term when used outside Indian country, has become a loaded word that rivals, if it does not surpass, “termination” as a concept that invokes fear and trembling in those natives who suffer its consequences....

6/4/13
Julianne Jennings

Mainstream America has effectively marginalized our inherited way of being and, although restricted, it is still very much alive despite the history and purpose of the Europeans, which was to produce people who might appear to be “look-like Indians,” but shall be European in spirit and habits of...

6/3/13
ICTMN Staff
6/1/13
Writer, poet and mother of two Jane Naviyak Kane has successfully raised the money needed to make the trip to her native community’s ancestral home—the abandoned King Island, 40 mi...
Tanya Lee
5/31/13
The cuts to K-12 education funding because of the federal sequester will impact students and teachers across the country, but many say they will hurt American Indian elementary and...
Jay Daniels

Indian country has suffered for the past three years because the "Montana Mafia" has controlled the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). They have controlled the course of the BIA without regard for the entirety of Indian country....

5/28/13

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