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Underscoring Congress’s intent to protect the cohesiveness...
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In the spring of 1953, Fred John Jr. and his kid sister...
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Cherokee Elder Lena Blackbird grew up in a two-room house...
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Matika Wilbur, Swinomish/Tulalip, brought more than her...
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Cherokee Elder Eva Mae Fourkiller Comando was born in...
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In a windowless, fluorescent-lit conference room near...
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Genealogy

Cherokee Nation Elder Care Christmas
ICTMN Staff
1/8/15
From Santa Claus’s acoustic version of “White Christmas” to group renditions of “Jingle Bells” and “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” to a lively interactive version of “Grandma Got R...
Quileute Petroglyph Major
Richard Walker
1/2/15
A pre-contact Quileute petroglyph that depicts K’wati, or the Transformer’s, killing of a monster that terrorized the Quileute people is considered by Quileute officials to be the ...
Ancestry Tree Roots
Duane Champagne
12/27/14
Ethnic Indians who do not have ties to tribal nations form a potential threat to Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous rights...
Cherokee Elder Steve Downing Christmas
ICTMN Staff
12/25/14
Cherokee Elders Steve Downing Jr. and Rufus King share some stories of what Christmas was like when they were growing up...
Angish Melissa Chavers
Dr. Dean Chavers
12/24/14
My Chavers family started in Surry County, Virginia in 1645. Elizabeth Gibson was born that year and married William Chavis, or Chavers...
Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty
ICTMN Staff
12/20/14
Ever wonder what Christmas was like back then? Sit down for a minute and listen to some stories from Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty...
Tom Mooney Retirement Cherokee Heritage Center
Cherokee Nation
12/14/14
When Tom Mooney started working as a genealogist and archivist for Cherokee Heritage Center on December 6, 1976, he had one filing cabinet to store items...
Cherokee Elder Steve Downing Jr.
ICTMN Staff
12/7/14
Cherokee Elder Steve Downing Jr. was born in 1925—he lived through prohibition and spent his days playing in the creek...
Becky Personal ICWA Story
ICTMN Staff
12/6/14
Her mother was born into the Quinault and Quileute nations and was taken from her grandmother around the age of 4...
Richard Lincoln III
Suzette Brewer
12/4/14
Richard had made up his mind. By the time he was 16, the Yup’ik boy had been bounced around in foster care for years when he made the life-altering decision to escape...

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