Michelle Tirado
5/5/13
The Taíno were the first to greet Christopher Columbus when he arrived in 1492 and were thus some of the earliest Indigenous Peoples to be decimated by colonization...
Mark Fogarty
4/30/13
Ojibwe poet Jane Johnston Schoolcraft set many precedents during her short life in the Midwest in the early 1800s...
ICTMN Staff
4/30/13
The Navajo Nation’s first-ever Poet Laureate has been named and will be officially introduced to the public on May 17...
Richard Walker
4/28/13
Words have always been a powerful force in Natalie Diaz’s life...
ICTMN Staff
4/24/13
Have you ever driven through a small town with an intriguing name like Wyandotte or Cuyamungue and wondered where that name came from?...
ICTMN Staff
4/1/13
April is National Poetry Month, an annual celebration of verse initiated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996...
Theresa Braine
3/31/13
The word poetry can evoke echoes of everything from Shakespearean sonnets to minimalist Japanese haiku...
ICTMN Staff
3/23/13
Chinua Achebe, author of the iconic novel that changed perceptions about indigenous culture by portraying colonialism from an African viewpoint, has died at age 82...
ICTMN Staff
3/22/13
Poetry has long both reflected and guided Native experience, starting with oral communication down through the generations...

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