Oliver B. Barker
12/25/13

I wandered into a very serious conversation recently with a few of my compatriots re: whether or not a Native American candidate for the American presidency would suffer the same fate as JFK....

Steven Newcomb
8/3/13

This past May, I went to the Archives of the Indies in Seville, Spain to see the original documents issued by Pope Alexander VI in 1493, and to see the original Requerimiento (‘the Requirement’) issued by the Spanish crown government in 1513, 500 years ago this year....

ICTMN Staff
7/29/13
This Date in Native History: On July 29, 1776 two Spanish Franciscan priests—Silvestre Velez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Dominguez—left Santa Fe, New Mexico to establish an...
Simon Moya-Smith
7/23/13

On a commuter jet now—US Airways flight 2128—New York City to Boston....

Wawmeesh Hamilton
9/30/12
The CEO of the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, denied allegations that he abused aboriginal children in Burns Lake more than 40 years ago, as the chief of the Fi...
ICTMN Staff
8/4/12
In early July, at a small powwow in Fonda, New York, the New York Times spoke with a number of people about their thoughts on Kateri Tekakwitha , the Mohawk woman who was born in 1...
Heather Steinberger
7/30/12
In January, Indian Country Today Media Network reported that a Yakima, Washington–based law firm had filed a 12-page legal complaint on behalf of a Northern Cheyenne tribal member ...
ICTMN Staff
1/22/12
As the relationship between aboriginals and the Canadian government comes to a head, the Catholic Church has taken a step to note its ties to the country’s Indigenous Peoples...
ICTMN Staff
1/4/12
As the Catholic faithful prepare to see the first aboriginal saint canonized, two nations that did not even exist during her lifetime are vying to call her their own...
ICTMN Staff
3/28/11
Between the 1940s and the 1990s, children at boarding schools ranging from remote Alaskan villages to those on northwestern tribal lands faced sexual, physical or psychological abu...

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