November 28, 2016
Ruby Hansen Murray

For 41 days in January, white men wearing denim and cowboy hats occupied the semi-arid world of eastern Oregon. I followed the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge from my home in the wet-gray world of the lower Columbia River.

November 21, 2016
Tracy Rector

Right now, corporations threaten the lifeblood of Mother Earth.

November 20, 2016
Peter d'Errico

The battle at Standing Rock to defend Native lands and waters offers a great opportunity for teachers in a range of disciplines.

November 17, 2016
Michelle L. LaPena

There comes a time when history begins to repeat itself. The Indigenous occupation around the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation is such a time.

November 07, 2016
Tiffany Midge

During a heated standoff between riot police and peaceful protesters, many jingle dress dancers suddenly appeared in the hills overlooking the Standing Rock protest … I mean… the water protector’s camps.

"Whoa!" John Counts Enemies shouted upon seeing them coming up over the bluff.

November 01, 2016
Kalamaoka'aina Niheu

Democracy Now asked Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Archambault a very important question; where did the incredibly militarized weapons utilized by the Morton County Police come from?

October 30, 2016
Society of Indian Psychologists

As clinicians, educators and scholars, we find the treatment of the Standing Rock protesters in North Dakota to be reprehensible, and the continuing construction of a pipeline without their consent, under, near, around their waterways, a retraumatization of the people already suffering on the res

October 29, 2016
Donna Ennis

The fast-tracking of the Dakota Access Pipeline is another example of the federal government granting the construction of potentially hazardous projects near or through tribal lands, waters and cultural places without including the tribe in the decision-making pro

October 27, 2016
Jyl M. Wheaton-Abraham

On August 15 I received the following email, “ATTENTION!!! We need your help! A corporation is trying to build a oil pipeline in North Dakota.

October 27, 2016
Steven Newcomb

There are different shades of truth in the English language. For example, there are “half-truths,” “partial truths” and “hidden truths.” Whenever I see the phrase “Truth and Reconciliation” being used in Canada, I think of a hidden truth that is being covered up by the very word reconciliation.

October 26, 2016
Dave Archambault Sr.

On October 10, the day the United States officially celebrated the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, Shailene Woodley was arrested for riotous trespassing behavior near St. Anthony, North Dakota.

October 21, 2016
Misty Perkins

We are in a time of great change. People all over the world are raising their voices for causes in defense of the earth. Thanks to the internet and social media, these causes are actually gaining momentum.

October 20, 2016
Duane Yazzie

Dear Editor and readers of ICTMN,

October 13, 2016
Terese Mailhot

In this coming election Jill Stein has become a legitimate candidate for Native people. Our options are slim: Trump, being evil incarnate, Hillary, being morally ambiguous, and Gary Johnson—a running joke well on his way to obscurity.