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...
Alma Ransom
3/18/12

It seems like no one realizes that Tekakwitha lived a full life of learning and practicing our traditional culture and knew how to survive before she became a Catholic. There were missionaries who had learned our language and dialects among the Iroquois and she learned their prayers....

Ray Cook
3/18/12

Mohawk Kateri Tekakwitha will become a saint in the fall, and the media is looking for the predicted mixed reactions...

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...
Stephanie Woodard
1/9/12
After dismissing multiple American Indian childhood-sexual-abuse lawsuits against the Catholic Church, the Supreme Court of South Dakota has allowed one suit to go forward...
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
12/19/11
The Vatican today announced that the Mohawk-Algonquin woman born in 1656 and known as Kateri Tekakwitha has been deemed worthy of sainthood by the Pope...
Richard Walker
12/25/11
During the 19th and early 20th centuries, EuropeanAmerican religion was hostile to the North American continent’s First Nations...
Stephanie Woodard
8/19/11
Ken Bear Chief’s voice shakes with fury as he recounts testimony he’s taken as Tamaki Law Firm’s liaison to Native Americans who’ve sued the Catholic Church for childhood sexual ab...
Charles Trimble
7/21/11

I recently downloaded a list of Jesuits—priests, brothers and deacons—who have been accused of sexual abuse of children and, presumably, adult parishioners as well....

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