Cedric Sunray
2/14/15

The first time I set foot on the Chitimacha Indian Reservation in Louisiana was in the 1990s. Prior to this, I had seen pictures of some of their tribal members attending Indian boarding schools with members of my own tribe and many others....

Cedric Sunray
2/11/15

Eleanor Cook rolled out of bed, nervous, but excited about what the future held that day....

ICTMN Staff
1/31/15
Four books dealing with Native history that were supposed to be introduced during the spring semester have been taken off the elementary-school curriculum in Juneau in the wake of ...
Mary Annette Pember
12/4/14
“Aww, here we go again, talking about the dang boarding schools!” This was the first thought Chally Topping-Thompson had when the topic came up in her social work class at St...
Donna Ennis
6/21/14

The U.S. Surgeon General has reported that rates of co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse, especially alcohol, are higher among Native Americans, and that the suicide rate among the Native population is 50 percent higher than the national rate....

ICTMN Staff
1/14/14
In its seventh installment, Wisconsin Media Lab introduces Molly Miller, whose Munsee name is Wasalaangweew (Bright Star)...
Christina Rose
10/28/13
This Date in Native History: On October 28, 1886 the Statue of Liberty first shined her light on the American harbors, promising freedom and liberty to all who entered...
ICTMN Staff
4/30/13
During an April 24 Michigan Radio program Ben Hinmon, a descendant of Chief Pontiac, spoke about his great-great-great-great grandfather’s legacy...
Ruth Hopkins
3/30/13

Every American Indian alive today has been affected by the policy of assimilation implemented by the United States government not that long ago....

Johnny Rustywire
1/12/13

It was an old building; the buildings there were all old. Built in the early 1900s, they were red brick. Some would say they were Victorian. This was a three-story building, big and square with peaked roofs from those early days....

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