Ray Cook, Opinion Editor
10/8/12

I am trying to write this day without mentioning the lost European’s name. There are store sales in his honor. That’s a distinctly American thing; if you are a dead white man that did something spectacular, you would know because they create sales offers in your name....

Ray Cook, Opinion Editor
9/24/12

I remember looking through a book on Massena (Akwesasne Mohawk Territory) history, studying the pictures and seeing my uncle, Noah Cook. It was 1922. Uncle Noah had to have been 18 or so years old at the time....

Ray Cook, Opinion Editor
9/14/12

A while ago someone asked me if we should ask for an apology from Matt Lauer for his Indian-giver slight that occurred during...

Ray Cook
5/8/12

Senator Jon Kyl (R-Arizona) recently issued a statement after the passage of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, in which he argued that trib...

Ray Cook, Opinion Editor
4/3/12

When I sat down to write this column, I wanted to tell you about how well ICTMN is doing in promoting our (Indigenous) interpretation of the world through presenting our view of news, events and thought...

Ray Cook
3/18/12

Mohawk Kateri Tekakwitha will become a saint in the fall, and the media is looking for the predicted mixed reactions...

Ray Cook, Op-Ed Editor
1/14/12

“The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. Thank God for the United States Marine Corps!” ...

Ray Cook, ICTMN Op-Ed Editor
1/19/12

A Haudenosaunee orator and representative to Nations has said that “sovereignty is the act there of.”...

Ray Cook, ICTMN Op-Ed Editor
11/7/11

The children of the West (Americans) are fighting amongst themselves (again) over distribution of a wealth that does not belong to them, a wealth derived from Indigenous lands....

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