Chase Iron Eyes
2/10/16

Our D/Lakota ancestors Vine Deloria, Jr., and Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman warned us of culture vultures. As Westerman sang:

And the anthros keep on digging our sacred ceremonial sites...

Laura Waterman Wittstock
2/3/16

The perverse history of governmental-Lakota/Dakota relations took a more sinister turn when the Hiawatha Insane Asylum was built 10 years after Wounded Knee, December 29, 1890. It operated for over 30 years before it was torn down....

Patti Jo King
1/1/16
In 1889, the pronouncements of Paiute mystic Wovoka sparked hope of the dawning of a new age among Western tribes; an age that promised an end to Euro-American oppression and a ret...
Sarah Sunshine Manning
12/28/15
This year marks the 125 th anniversary of the Wounded Knee massacre...
Angela Aleiss
11/30/15
Twenty-five years ago, Dances with Wolves created a watershed...
Simon Moya-Smith
9/3/15
The South Dakota State Attorney General announced Thursday that authorities have officially concluded their investigation into the death of a Sarah Lee Circle Bear, the 24-year-old...
Chief Arvol Looking Horse
8/19/15

At the age of 12, it seemed that I had no choice in the decision of being the next bundle keeper. At that time I went through the coming of age ceremony. I was told that the spirit chose me....

Dwayne Wilcox Ledger Emergency Room
Christina Rose
8/5/15
The 1877 Crazy Horse Surrender Ledger contains some of the most famous names from the Lakota Plains wars...
Sarah Sunshine Manning
7/28/15
The death of Sandra Bland, an African American woman who died in a jail cell on July 13 , has the nation abuzz about the ongoing saga of police brutality against people of color, a...
ICTMN Staff
7/8/15
A well-known proverb says to respect your ancestors, for you are the result of a thousand loves...

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