Steven Newcomb

Here’s a mental exercise. Reflect back on the first invaders to sail to this hemisphere....

Natives at Dartmouth IPD Signs
Jacqueline Keeler
Once again Dartmouth College, home of the Ivy League’s largest Native American student program was in the news in a negative light...
Harlan McKosato
Albuquerque was one of many cities in the U.S. to proclaim the second Monday in October Indigenous Peoples’ Day, basically shunning the traditional Columbus Day celebration...
sunrise Ceremony Aztec Dancer
Nanette Deetz
A Sunrise Ceremony was held on Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Alcatraz Island to celebrate “523 years of indigenous resistance, honor our ancestors and future generations,” according t...
Sheena Louise Roetman
Judah Friedlander, a comedian well known for his roles in “30 Rock” and “American Splendor” pointed out the absurdity of Columbus Day recently during a performance at the Comedy Ce...
In response to a multitude of requests in emails and on social media, ICTMN’s Vincent Schilling has created and posted his latest video on his YouTube channel entitled Horrible, Tr...
Indigenous Peoples Day Aztec Dancers
Nanette Deetz
The city of Berkeley, California celebrated the 23rd Annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Powwow as an official holiday on October 10. Berkeley was the first city in the U.S...
Suzette Brewer
First Light, the new independent documentary film that explores the historic Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC), is making its world deb...
Sarah Sunshine Manning
Deceptive. Greedy. Murderer. Racist. Not exactly characteristics of a hero, and certainly not the makings of a man worthy of a national holiday. Jig’s up, America...
Bayard Johnson

I never thought much about Christopher Columbus until I became writing partners with Russell Means, in 1992. Russell had strong feelings about Columbus....