Dennis Zotigh
7/4/14
The following was originally posted on July 3, 2013 by the National Museum of American Indian and has been updated with more readers’ comments and descriptions...
Adrian Jawort

The most sacred document wherein the U.S....

5/13/14
Bryan Brewer

Our Creator, Wakan Tanka, endowed our Lakota people with life and liberty. As Sitting Bull said, “We are free. We choose our own path.” We Lakota established the Lakota Nation, Oceti Sakowin or Seven Council Fires....

4/14/14
Steven Newcomb

Upon signing the Declaration of Independence, which led to the Revolutionary War, Benjamin Franklin is said to have quipped, “We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” His comment characterizes the context of what President Obama called “the dawn of our Republic” in h...

2/12/14
ICTMN Staff
7/4/13
While the Founding Fathers were signing the Declaration of Independence purportedly in Philadelphia, Natives were fighting for their own independence and survival...
Mark Trahant
10/11/12
American elections have often been defined by who is not allowed to vote...
John Steele

Our Indian nations and tribes are the first American sovereigns. Our people were always free....

8/6/12
Steven Newcomb

Today, July 4, the United States of America celebrates its Declaration of Independence from the British Empire....

7/4/12
Steve Russell

This term, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case about affirmative action in university admissions, where my alma mater is on the side of diversity for a...

5/3/12
Myrna Gardner

In a speech to fellow Republicans in Chicago in December 1856, Abraham Lincoln said: “Our government rests in public opinion. Whoever can change public opinion, can change the government, practically just so much....

3/9/12

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