Sarah Sunshine Manning
3/24/16
While teaching a high school lesson on indigenous women’s history, the rare and sweet occasion of classroom fireworks occurred, as the beautiful faces of Native youth lit up with i...
Winnie Nelson Mandela AP
Dr. Dean Chavers
2/22/16
Nelson Mandela is one of my all-time heroes. I have him on as high a plane as Roger Jourdain, Wendell Chino, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr...
Sarah Sunshine Manning
11/23/15
As Thanksgiving approaches, many schools throughout the U.S...
Sarah Sunshine Manning
11/11/15
On October 30, 2015, President Obama proclaimed the month of November as Native American Heritage Month...
Steve Russell
11/10/15

“Massacre” is a slippery pejorative like “terrorist.” If one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter or asymmetrical warrior, it’s also true that the prevailing party in a battle never describes it as a massacre....

Kyle T. Mays
2/24/15

Before every February, I get numerous requests to participate in programming for Black History Month. And I say no to none of them because I love doing them. I’ll pause here to share a brief piece of knowledge in case you didn’t know. In 1926, Carter G....

Simon Moya-Smith
2/11/15
Just two weeks before the Wounded Knee Massacre, white ranchers were preparing to “kill every Indian” they could find...
ICTMN Staff
9/16/14
This isn’t the first time Urban Outfitters has been under fire for selling controversial clothing and accessories...
Jessica Carro
9/11/14

If you are an American, born and raised, reading this article, then you were most likely told as a child the same Thanksgiving fairytale that I was. Presumably, we all went through a similar rude awakening later in life when we were taught the real history, not the BS Americanized version....

Ann C. Tweedy
7/20/14

The accepted story of how the English settled New England begins with a virgin soil epidemic destroying 90 to 95 percent of the native population. The range of this plague is very specific, between the Saco River (present day Maine) and southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod....

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