Mark C. Van Norman
11/1/14

The Constitution’s original intent treats Indian nations and tribes as prior sovereigns, with jurisdiction over our citizens and territory....

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
5/13/14

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

Bryan Brewer
4/14/14

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....

Steven Newcomb
2/12/14

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...

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
8/6/12

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

Steven Newcomb
7/4/12

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

Steve Russell
5/3/12

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...

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