Ruth Hopkins

Living in the Dakotas isn’t for everyone, primarily because of the weather. In the summer, it gets hot and sticky. Thunderheads appear on the horizon, hail stones rain down, and tornadoes materialize from on high to rage across the prairie....

2/21/14
William Least Heat-Moon
1/4/14
Of the some 136 million objects and specimens in the grand Smithsonian collections, most carry an implied positive energy, or a promise of better things to come, or sometimes just ...
Christina Rose
10/4/13
This Date in Native History: On October 4, 1927, sculptor Gutzon Borglum began carving the faces of four presidents into the granite of the sacred Black Hills...
ICTMN Staff
8/16/13
While browsing the Internet, especially Facebook, it’s amazing the things you’ll see. A lot of story ideas actually come through Facebook. But they can be buried like treasure...
ICTMN Staff
7/31/13
Carving the faces of “founding fathers” who weren’t good for Indian policy into sacred mountains, having to walk by a monument of a man who was responsible for the death of countle...
Steven Newcomb

Indian nations have been dealing politically with the imperial momentum of the United States ever since the 13 British colonies along the Atlantic Seaboard of North America declared themselves to be free and independent states in the late eighteenth century....

4/25/13
ICTMN Staff
9/12/12
Plans for an expanded monument to honor Confederate Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest in Selma, Alabama have raised controversy...
ICTMN Staff
5/22/12
In what is a fairly regular occurrence for Mount Rushmore workers, a man was arrested climbing on the loose rock directly below the carvings of the four presidents, the Associated ...
ICTMN Staff
4/14/12
There are several variations on the image above, which contrasts the faces of U.S. Presidents on Mount Rushmore with those of famous Native leaders...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/26/12
At the height of the American Indian Movement in the mid-1970s, Russell Means traveled to Connecticut to support the late Golden Hill Paugussett Chief Aurelius Piper Sr...

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