Jay Daniels
8/10/13

There is a story about the Prophet Samuel rebuking King David for committing adultery with Bathsheba. He told of a man who owned many sheep, but when he needed one, he stole his neighbor's one sheep....

ICTMN Staff
2/24/12
Rufus Buck was the notorious leader of the Buck Gang that terrorized the Indian Territories (what is now Oklahoma and Arkansas) during the summer of 1895 in an attempt to stop whit...
ICTMN Staff
1/16/12
African Americans and American Indians can both tell tales of historical injustice—but to what extent do those tales overlap?...
Wilhelm Murg
12/4/11
Secret History of the Cherokees (Indian Territory Press, 2011) by Deborah Duvall, Murv Jacob and James Murray is a highly entertaining nonfiction novel, the first in a planned seri...
Kimberly Horton
10/11/11

The Cherokee Nation based out of Tahlequah, Oklahoma has decided to strip “Freedmen” of their Cherokee rights and to expel them from their nation. Freedmen are African American descendants of slaves....

Steve Russell
10/5/11

Like most Indians who give thought to our relationship with the United States, I dream of Indian treaties as sacred promises or, at least, what the Constitution says in so many words: “all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of...

ICTMN Staff
8/22/11
An August 14 blog by Angela Y. Walton-Raji discusses the establishment of schools for freedmen in Indian territory...
ICTMN Staff
1/16/11
A Cherokee Nation District Court judge has granted tribal citizenship to about 2,800 Cherokee Freedmen...