October 13, 2016 | By Alex Jacobs

Annie Pootoogook, Tragic But Talented Inuk Artist, Walks On at 47

Annie Pootoogook – an artist well-known for her lively, in-the-moment, brave, often disturbing and ground-breaking artwork – was a major star in Canada and appreciateRead more

October 13, 2016 | By Steve Russell

Warrior for Justice Jack Greenberg Walks On

Justice weeps with the passing of Jack Greenberg, a towering figure in the mainstream Civil Rights Movement, whose life stood against every bit of racial insanity that polluted and c… Read more

October 06, 2016 | By Brian Daffron

Doris McLemore, Last Fluent Wichita Speaker, Walks On

The family of worldwide indigenous languages lost another fluent speaker in the death of Doris Jean Lamar McLemore…. Read more

September 16, 2016 | By Alex Jacobs

Gut Wrenching Images: Rick Bartow’s ‘Things You Know But Cannot Explain’ Exhibition

Rick Bartow walked onto his spirit journey on April 2, 2016 due to congestive heart disease. He had suffered two strokes, the last in August 2013…. Read more

September 11, 2016 | By Donovin Sprague

Before Passing Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle Remembers His Ancestors

When Cheyenne River Sioux Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle walked on, hi… Read more

September 04, 2016 | By University of South Dakota

Professor Wayne Evans Remembered for Work in Indian Education

Wayne Evans, a University of South Dakota professor emeritus known for his leadership in Native American education in the state, died Friday, August 26, in Vermillion, South Dakota a… Read more

August 27, 2016 | By Frank Hopper

Memorial Crosswalk Planned at John T. Williams Shooting Location

On September 11, a coalition of Seattle Native and non-Native agencies will break ground on a memorial crosswalk in honor of the late Nuu-chah-nulth woodcarver … Read more

August 04, 2016 | By National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment Says Goodbye to Basketweaver Clara Neptune Keezer

It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of 2002 NEA National Heritage Fellow and … Read more

August 03, 2016 | By Alex Jacobs

Ojibwe Poet Jim Northrup: The Voice of a Generation

We knew the time was coming. We knew it was very close, the way you can smell the next gentle rain in the air…. Read more

August 02, 2016 | By ICTMN Staff

End of the Beginning: Jim Northrup, 1943–2016, Reads His Poem on the Circle of Life

Jim Northrup, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and award-winning author, poet, linguist and upholder of Ojibwe traditions including sugar bush and wild rice harvesting, was… Read more


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Chuck Williams

Charles ‘Chuck’ Otis Williams II, of The Dalles, Oregon, walked on April 24th 2016 in Goldendale…

National Falen Firefighters Memorial

Donovan A. Garcia Jr. known lovingly as "Dondi" was born August 27, 1961, in Reno, Nevada.  Dondi…

Jeri Ah-be-hill (Kiowa-Comanche)

Santa Fe’s beloved Jeri Ah-be-hill (Kiowa-Comanche) departed this life on March 11th, 2015. She had recently…

Joseph Baldwin Campbell

Joseph Baldwin Campbell, 71, of Prairie Island, Minnesota, died Monday, January 19, 2015 at his home.Funeral…

Dr. Charlotte Tsoi Goodluck, Ph.D., M.S.W., 68

Charlotte T. Goodluck, Ph.D., MSW was born October 14, 1946 in Ft. Defiance, AZ into the Bilagaana (Anglo), born…

Tracy Lee Lanham

Tracy Lee Lanham, age 45, walked on Sept. 19, 2014, at St. Gertrude's Care Center in Shakopee, Minnesota….

Alabama-Coushatta Nation Mourns Loss of Jack Battise Sr.

A traditional hand held cowhide drum he crafted himself decades ago was used to accompany his renditions of the…

Timothy Yellow

Timothy Yellow, 64, Fort Yates, ND Died August 23, 2014.  Services will be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014…

Lead Plantiff- Freeman vs. Morton

 Enola Packineau Pond (formerly Enola E. Freeman)On March 15, 2014, Enola Packineau Pond (formerly Enola E….

Rex A. Begaye Walks On

Rex A. Begaye was born an artist.From early doodles in the margins of his Tuba City School yearbooks to the master…