Gabriel S. Galanda
10/17/12

This summer, in the face of an impending private land sale of Pe’Sla, a Lakota/Dakota/Nakota Indian sacred site in the Black Hills, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, S....

Ruth Hopkins
10/3/12

I come from a family of hunters. Autumn was always a big deal, because that’s when hunting season began. The day hunting licenses became available was treated like a special occasion....

Ernie Stevens, Jr.
8/27/12

This past Saturday, I was notified that Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's Chairman Stanley R. Crooks began his journey to the spirit world. This comes only two days after my visit with him at the St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, Minnesota....

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....

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