Ray Cook

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

3/18/12
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

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....

7/21/11
Stephanie Woodard
7/28/11
The Dakota expression for child, wakan injan , can be translated as “they too are sacred,” according to Glenn Drapeau, Ihanktonwan Dakota and a member of the Elk Soldier Society on...
Peter d'Errico

Words are sometimes slippery, especially in law and politics. This is not always a bad thing, because ambiguous language sometimes resolves conflict, by allowing people to maintain face while they compromise....

6/11/11

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