ICTMN Staff
12/19/12
When the Spanish began colonizing central California and constructing Missions in the late 1700s, the Amah Mutsun people were aware of what the Spanish were doing...
ICTMN Staff
12/12/12
Not only is today the last time in the foreseeable future that the month, day and year will be the same but it’s also the day for the annual homage to the Virgin of Guadalupe in Me...
Mary Annette Pember
12/12/12
The Big Drum house was so much more than a building—it contained the stories and memories of our people,” says Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe tribal member Jackie Cadotte...
Peter d'Errico
12/8/12

Civilization, in a standard dictionary, is "the stage of human social development and organization that is considered most advanced." The dictionary equates "advanced" with "the comfort and convenience of modern life." A thesaurus adds "progress, enlightenment, culture, refinement, sophistication...

Steven Newcomb
9/28/12

Let me be crystal clear: The anti-Indian, federal Indian law idea-system has no legitimacy when viewed from the perspective of our original existence as the free and independent nations and peoples of this part of the world....

T. Lulani Arquette
9/7/12

Let me make it clear: I don’t write to denounce present-day Catholicism or the Christian faith....

Steven Newcomb
8/30/12

It dawned on me recently that the title of Lewis Hanke’s classic book, The Spanish Struggle for Justice in the Conquest o...

ICTMN Staff
8/27/12
In an editorial posted August 27 on the Huffington Post website, the Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley discusses Native American Christianity and how faith affects culture ...
Steven Newcomb
8/18/12

For generations, we,, the original nations and peoples of North America, have been conditioned to think and behave in a dominated manner. This has been part of the process of becoming “civilized,” which is a polite word for “dominated.”...

T. Lulani Arquette
9/3/12

The Doctrine of Discovery (DOD) was developed by Roman Catholic Popes beginning in 1452 to justify and provide a legal basis for European Christian nations to expand their empires, take the land and resources of non-white civilizations around the world, and destroy those who would not convert to...

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