Ruth Hopkins

Living in the Dakotas isn’t for everyone, primarily because of the weather. In the summer, it gets hot and sticky. Thunderheads appear on the horizon, hail stones rain down, and tornadoes materialize from on high to rage across the prairie....

2/21/14

Through child’s eye and camera lens, the Cheyenne River Reservation will be brought to life through photographs and c

Autumn Dawn White Eyes

Today, Savage Media will release a video of Preston Wells’s poem entitled “If the Indian Mascot could speak.” It invokes a sense of anger, which I’ve never been able to express....

1/19/14
Christina Rose
12/29/13
This Date in Native History: On December 29, 1890, a band of Miniconjou Lakota led by Chief Spotted Elk—called Big Foot by the government—were massacred at Wounded Knee...
ICTMN Staff
12/23/13
For good or ill, many indigenous people now celebrate Christmas. And there’s no denying that the music can be quite beautiful...
ICTMN Staff
12/9/13
What started with five families in 1997 has grown to involve more than 100 families...
Christina Rose
11/6/13
The Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge, South Dakota began as the Holy Rosary Mission in 1888, 10 years after Lakota Chief Red Cloud approached the Jesuits about opening a schoo...
Steven Newcomb

Those of us who trace our lives to the original existence of the free nations of North America (Great Turtle Island), and who use the English language on a daily basis, face a challenging task....

11/6/13
ICTMN Staff
11/2/13
After being all but wiped out by European settlers in the 1800s, the American buffalo is finally getting its due recognition: November 2 marks the first official National Bison Day...

Thundering across the plains on horseback, along the routes of two proposed oil pipelines, Earth’s Army has wound up

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