ICTMN Staff
8/15/12
This year marks the 150 th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and the Minnesota Historical Society is encouraging discussion and reflection about what it dubs “a tragic tim...
Steven Newcomb
6/25/12

It is common to see the term “conspiracy” used in a disparaging manner, especially when it comes to such issues as the JFK assassination and 9/11....

ICTMN Staff
5/5/12
The first word that came to mind to describe the 60-minute documentary by lecturer Carter Meland’s introductory American Indians in Minnesota class was “powerful.” From the histori...
ICTMN Staff
4/30/12
A video project from 60 students in an introductory American Indians in Minnesota class at the University of Minnesota is being shown May 1 on campus and has already sparked discus...
David Treuer
4/13/12
Accomplished anthropologist and author David Treuer argues that “to claim that Indian cultures can continue without Indian languages only hastens our end." The following is an exce...
ICTMN Staff
3/27/12
As the West seeks to continue to isolate Iran to contain its burgeoning nuclear program, a renegade former chief and other First Nation leaders are actively trying to engage the le...
Gabrielle Tateyuskanskan
3/11/12

I was very disappointed to read Chuck Trimble’s mean-spirited, divisive commentary “Keeping Victimhood in Perspective.” I have never met Mr. Trimble, so I will introduce myself....

Raymond Foxworth
9/1/12

In July 2012, national press thrust the status of Dakota children in the social service program of the Spirit Lake Dakota Nation into national headlines. The sad and untimely death of two Dakota children, discovered by their mother, has been played out like a mad melodrama....

ICTMN Staff
1/28/11
There are few pow wow dances as ebullient, or as symphonic, as the Jingle Dress Dance, especially when there are multiple female dancers moving together...
ICTMN Staff
1/24/11
For the past 10 years, Dakota elder Clifford Canku has been poring over letters written by Dakota men who were imprisoned after the Dakota Conflict of 1862...

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