Simon Moya-Smith
4/12/16
Let me make this short and sweet: We at Indian Country Today have a glorious gallery of Native American writers and thinkers, and a great many of these folks are immensely imaginat...
Ray Cook
4/11/16

Writer’s block, oy, what a flu that is to have. Last year, I believe I did not write, and if I did it was of no consequence. However, there were a great many thinkers that did write and contributed to the ICTMN Op/Ed pages. Why?...

ICTMN Staff
3/17/15
Famed award-winning Ojibwe writer Louise Erdrich has earned the highest literary honor in the land: She will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the 2...
Heather Steinberger
11/2/14
Sherman Alexie perhaps said it best: “I write in blood because I remember what it felt like to bleed.” From claim checks to domestic violence, from growing pains to banishing the t...
ICTMN Staff
4/23/14
The parallels are uncanny: aboriginal children wrested from their families, sent to boarding schools and forbidden to speak their language—with the stated goal of eventually elimin...
ICTMN Staff
4/7/14
Author Peter Matthiessen was a champion of Indian rights, not least of all for his controversial In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBI's War on the...
Suzette Brewer
11/27/13
Louise Erdrich and Joy Harjo were among nearly half a dozen Native American winners of the 34th annual American Book Awards, awarded at the Miami International Book Festival on Nov...
ICTMN Staff
4/1/13
April is National Poetry Month, an annual celebration of verse initiated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996...
ICTMN Staff
3/23/13
Chinua Achebe, author of the iconic novel that changed perceptions about indigenous culture by portraying colonialism from an African viewpoint, has died at age 82...
Louise Erdrich
12/23/12
I was reading and drinking a glass of cool water in the kitchen when my father came out of his nap and entered, disoriented and yawning...

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