ICTMN Staff
10/4/12
Jacob Devaney, in an October 3 blog for the Huffington Post, thought it was a good time—with Columbus Day coming up and election season upon us—to remind everyone about the roots o...
Dwanna L. Robertson
9/17/12

With football and the fall season—which is always tough for Native folks because of the U.S.’s insistence on honoring Columbus, the awful Pocahontas Halloween costumes, and the ever-present Thanksgiving mythology of the goodness of the pilgrims and the simple-mindedness of Indigenous people—fast...

ICTMN Staff
9/12/12
Plans for an expanded monument to honor Confederate Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest in Selma, Alabama have raised controversy...
ICTMN Staff
9/6/12
Geico, the insurance company famous for running multiple catchy advertising campaigns at once, has added a new one that may ruffle a few feathers in Indian country...
Steven Newcomb
8/23/12

In 1942, the renowned legal scholar Felix Cohen famously wrote about the Spanish origin of Indian rights in the federal Indian law conceptual system of the United States....

Gale Courey Toensing
7/22/12
In her extraordinary book In Search of First Contact: The Vikings of Vinland, the Peoples of the Dawnland, and the Anglo-American Anxiety of Discovery (Duke University Press Books,...
T. Lulani Arquette
9/3/12

The Doctrine of Discovery (DOD) was developed by Roman Catholic Popes beginning in 1452 to justify and provide a legal basis for European Christian nations to expand their empires, take the land and resources of non-white civilizations around the world, and destroy those who would not convert to...

ICTMN Staff
5/31/12
A harmful modification in the BRCA1 gene prevalent among Jews of Eastern European descent, which increases the risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, has been found in a Nat...
ICTMN Staff
5/21/12
“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue,” that’s the adage every kid in grade school is taught. But who cares, he certainly wasn’t the first...

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