In 1621, settlers sat with 90 Wampanoag Indians for what...
A monument of 14 stones was dedicated in Prophetstown State...
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The Cherokee Nation is celebrating the purchase and...
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The election of Ulysses S. Grant in1868 brought about what...
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Ceramic pots from the Pueblos of Ohkay Owingeh, Nambe,...
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Researching the Past

Frances Madeson
5/5/16
Though Canada does not have a NAGPRA-like repatriation law, it does have an ethical agreement which is titled, perhaps aspirationally, Turning the Page, A Task Force on Repatriatio...
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Richard Walker
5/2/16
For years, the Colville, Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wanapum and Yakama peoples told the world who the Ancient One is: an ancestor. Let him return home, they said, as the U.S...
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Frances Madeson
4/27/16
“We had never heard of the Paris auctions,” said Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, of the Hopi Cultural Preservation Office...
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Frances Madeson
4/12/16
The room was both packed and hushed at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe when Brian Vallo, director of SAR’s Indian Arts Research Center, introduced the guest panelists ...
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Diana Saenger
4/6/16
The Barona Band of Mission Indians reservation covers a big territory in East San Diego’s Lakeside, California...
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Steve Russell
4/2/16
A “space archaeologist” thinks she has discovered more evidence at Point Rosee, Newfoundland of European settlement in North America over 500 years before the man who gets credit f...
Frances Madeson
3/31/16
The topic sounded dry as bones, but the discussion was anything but...
Mark R. Day
3/25/16
One hundred years ago, on March 25, 1916, Ishi, who many called the “last wild Indian in California,” died a painful death of tuberculosis in his room at the Phoebe Hearst Museum o...
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ICTMN Staff
3/17/16
While visiting the Tuscarora Nation—the smallest of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) communities in western New York—in 1913, Joseph Dixon photographed six individuals, and those image...
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Steve Russell
3/3/16
Archeology reported dendroprovenance analysis shows that the wood used in the construction of the great houses in Chaco Canyon came from the Zuni Mountains before 1020 C.E...

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