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

Lee Allen
6/19/12
Current debates about climate change notwithstanding, humans have tried to harness their environment since time immemorial, from the invention of fire to irrigation...
Duane Champagne
6/19/12
A puzzling aspect of the term tribe is its lack of a clear definition. Even the Department of the Interior, the last word on federal recognition, doesn’t have one...
ICTMN Staff
6/18/12
A new exhibit at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario takes a new approach at looking at the War of 1812, delving into the four perspectives of each group involved—Canadians ...
ICTMN Staff
6/18/12
Today marks the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, a war all but forgotten in American history books. But what did that war mean for this country’s Indigenous Peoples?...
Richard Walker
6/17/12
Julia Flynn Siler’s Lost Kingdom: Hawaii’s Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America’s First Imperial Adventure (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2012) is a meticulously researched narrative...
ICTMN Staff
6/16/12
Though not much remembered south of the 49th Parallel, the War of 1812, seminal in the creation of Canada, was marked by alliances between aboriginals and the British...
Stephanie Woodard
6/16/12
Deep inside the unassuming borders of what is today Ohio sits a complex of earthworks aligned so precisely with the rise and set of the moon that modern surveying equipment could n...
ICTMN Staff
6/14/12
Chief Alexander McGillivray A watch said to have been custom made as a gift from George Washington to Alexander McGillivray, an 18 th century Creek leader, was featured in the June...
ICTMN Staff
6/13/12
When Scott Hewitt, who guides canoe and kayak trips on the Sangamon River, discovered the piece of American Indian pottery he thought it was just a piece of rock, reported The Stat...
ICTMN Staff
6/13/12
Vancouver Sun blogger Douglas Todd recently called Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM) permanent collection of aboriginal artwork “beautiful, well-presented, entrancing and a touch mystical...

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