Mark Rogers
7/21/14

I got a lot of feedback, directly and indirectly, negative and positive, as a result of my first submission to ICTMN, "Everyone Wants to Be an Indian, But No One Wants to ...

Ann C. Tweedy
7/20/14

The accepted story of how the English settled New England begins with a virgin soil epidemic destroying 90 to 95 percent of the native population. The range of this plague is very specific, between the Saco River (present day Maine) and southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod....

Julianne Jennings
6/11/14

The late Slow Turtle (John Peters), the Supreme Medicine Man from the Wampanoag Nation once told me, “ When someone of great significance crosses over, the wind blows more forcibly, letting you know their spirit is passing by.” On Monday, April 7, the trees had bowed their heads when Firefly ...

Julianne Jennings
5/8/13

Anthropology has from the beginning been influenced and dominated by European males. They set the criteria of hierarchically ordered level descriptions, giving themselves the power to dictate the boundaries of group membership by defining race in terms of biology....

Ann C. Tweedy
1/14/13
When Prince Philip of the Pokanokets (later known as the Wampanoags) proudly wore his wampum—decorative beads made from whelk and clam shells—he was proudly declaring several thing...
Julianne Jennings
12/28/12
In 1668 and 1669, Metacom or King Philip, was given the name by the English after the classical Greek conqueror “for his ambitious and haughty spirit;” and the title “King” to exag...
ICTMN Staff
11/1/12
Power outages, downed trees and torn-up infrastructure had the Shinnecock Indian Nation and Narragansett Indian Tribe working closely with the Federal Emergency Management Administ...
David Wilkins
7/18/12

Native American people and the distinctive nations they belong to exist in a paradoxical world. They are the original nations of North America, a fact that is enshrined in the U.S....

ICTMN Staff
3/2/11
After appearing receptive to the Narragansett Indian Tribe's potential purchase of the Twin River Casino , a slot parlor the tribe hopes to convert into a casino resort, Rhode Isla...
ICTMN Staff
12/13/10
The Narragansett Indians won a victory late Wednesday when the House of Representatives voted to undo a 2009 Supreme Court ruling that denied federal trust status to a 31-acre parc...