Ruth Hopkins
2/21/14

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....

Ruth Hopkins
12/8/13

Since the passing of fellow Indigenous tribesman Madiba Nelson Mandela, much of mainstream media has attempted to paint him in their own colonial image, once again revising history to make the Federal Government and it’s allies look good, and thereby use him to suit their own purposes....

Ruth Hopkins
11/10/13

Who decides who is Indian? In pre-colonial times, it was obvious. Indigenous individuals were part of a whole tribal society. They were simply one of the People....

Ruth Hopkins
10/26/13

Ahh, yes. Halloween is just around the corner. Time for pumpkin carving, Trick-Or-Treating, and women dressed like two-dollar hookers wearing headdresses....

ICTMN Staff
10/12/13
The physicists who first theorized the existence of the so-called God particle, the Higgs boson, have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics...
Ruth Hopkins
5/7/13

Welcome to the laboratory-rat cage, folks. We’re all being experimented on by Monsanto and the federal government.

In April, President Barack Obama signed HR 933 into law. While this appropriations bill was fairly standard, a biotech rider included in it was not....

Ruth Hopkins
4/30/13

Last week, grassroots opponents of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline hoping to halt its development were successful in submitting over 1 million comments before the State Department’s established April 22, 2013 deadline....

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....

Ruth Hopkins
2/17/13

This past Thursday, Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indians, delivered the 11th Annual State of the Indian Nations Address....

Ruth Hopkins
2/10/13

Genocide has found a new disguise: that of adolescent suicide. According to the Indian Health Service, Natives who fall between 10 and 24 years of age have the highest rate of suicide of all racial groups. Despite this epidemic, we’re still failing to address it head on....

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