Marc Dadigan
8/29/13
This Date in Native History: The year was 1911, and it was a brutally hot day in Northern California, when a traditional Yana man in his 50s with his hair singed short entered the ...
ICTMN Staff
12/28/12
Take a look back at November 2012's biggest stories from the pages of our weekly magazine, This Week From Indian Country Today ...
Marc Dadigan
10/1/12
When Cutcha Risling Baldy started menstruating as an adolescent, she preferred to keep her body’s development private, but her mother surprised her by acting happy and celebratory...
Marc Dadigan
4/25/12
In 1911, when Ishi emerged from his Northern California tribe’s ancestral homeland, he was alone, around 50 years old and his hair was cut, possibly because he was mourning his fam...
ICTMN Staff
1/6/12
In 1912… Jim Thorpe , Sac and Fox, won the gold medal in both the pentathlon and decathlon at the Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden...
ICTMN Staff
12/7/11
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Ishi , or the man known as "the last wild Indian in North America." Ishi was a Yana from the Deer Creek area, about 150 miles northeast of ...
Barry Bergman, University of California Berkeley, NewsCenter
9/16/11
They came both to bury Ishi — at least the outdated notion of Ishi prevalent in pop culture — and to praise him...
ICTMN Staff
3/15/11
Pictured from left, are Sam Batwi (Northern/Central Yana Indian), Dr. A.L. Kroeber (University of California Anthropologist), and Ishi (Yahi or Southern Yana Indian), 1911...
Marc Dadigan
10/30/12
Last spring, the University of California, Berkeley, produced a historically inaccurate and graphically violent play about Ishi, the famous California Indian, which caused some Ame...