Steve Russell

Cases involving child custody are always middle class morality plays....

7/19/13
Mark C. Van Norman

In the Baby Veronica case, Associate Supreme Court Justice Thomas writes that the Indian Child Welfare Act is unconstitutional because it is not “commerce” in the sense of “trade.” Domestic relations, he says, are left to the states....

7/14/13
ICTMN Staff
7/4/13
While the Founding Fathers were signing the Declaration of Independence purportedly in Philadelphia, Natives were fighting for their own independence and survival...
Duane Champagne
6/29/13
What is an indigenous nation? What does indigenous nation building mean?...
ICTMN Staff
6/27/13
It took him 14 years and thousands of hours, but Aaron Carapella finally did it. He created a map that represents what Turtle Island looked like in 1490...
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...
ICTMN Staff
6/21/13
"For decades, American Indian tribal names have helped to propel automobiles out of showrooms," writes Glenn Collins for The New York Times ...
Steve Russell

It’s election year again in the Cherokee Nation, but every year’s an election year somewhere and democracy is not a spectator sport. You either roll up your pants legs and wade in political waste products or you let others make critical decisions for your life....

6/21/13
Cedric Sunray

Lindy Waters (Kiowa/Cherokee) was a former stand out collegiate basketball player, but you won’t hear him talk too much about that. Today his life is consumed as a father of four, administrator at the University of Oklahoma, and Indian community advocate....

6/16/13

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