Native History

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Robert Aquinas McNally
4/20/16
His name was William Simpson, a journalist from Great Britain who covered the Modoc War for six days in late April 1873...
Dakota 38 Mankato Massacre
Konnie LeMay
12/26/15
A ghost of Christmas past haunts the Dakota to this day—the ghost of a great injustice to 38 men hanged the day after Christmas in 1862, of injustice to 265 others also convicted i...
Vincent Schilling
9/6/15
A Cal State Sacramento University professor who allegedly told his United States History class he did not like the term ‘genocide’ in relation to Native Americans in history, told ...
Lynn Armitage
7/23/15
History was never my favorite subject in school...
Lee Surrenders to Grant at Appomattox
ICTMN Staff
4/20/15
As this country celebrates the Civil War Sesquicentennial, there is one Native American who lived during that time who deserves mentioning...
Alysa Landry
3/25/15
Lillie Ann Begaye was 12 years old when her entire world turned white. It was mid-December 1967 and snow had fallen on the Navajo Nation for days...
Max D. Stanley Trail of Tears
ICTMN Staff
3/6/15
This persuasive essay was submitted to ICTMN by Matthew Scraper, Megan Scraper’s father. Megan, 12, is a student at Marlow Middle School in Oklahoma...
Wounded Knee Escort Horses
ICTMN Staff
2/27/15
On February 27, 1973, some 250 Sioux Indians led by members of the American Indian Movement converged on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, launching the famous 71-day occupati...
Ohlone Singers Gold Greed Genocide
Marc Dadigan
1/28/15
Though often romanticized in history textbooks, museum exhibits and government park displays, the Gold Rush era in California is remembered by many California Indians as a time whe...
First Baptism in California
Deborah A. Miranda
1/26/15
We are told that Junipero Serra is being canonized because he brought Christianity to California Indigenous Peoples...

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