Ray Cook
11/1/16

This election cycle has been a shameful joke that has exposed how America has slid backwards to the "goot ole daze." San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick takes a knee during the national anthem when others stand; I don’t find that disrespectful....

Ray Cook
7/13/16
My father had a picture in his workshop. I noticed it when I was around 10 years old. The picture was a reprint of a painting created by my cousin, John Fadden...
Ray Cook
4/11/16

Writer’s block, oy, what a flu that is to have. Last year, I believe I did not write, and if I did it was of no consequence. However, there were a great many thinkers that did write and contributed to the ICTMN Op/Ed pages. Why?...

Ray Cook
11/26/15

Thanksgiving is one of those American holidays that seem to fly in the face of today’s original Americans. I get tired of the sales that celebrate the holiday....

Ray Cook
9/24/15

Pope Francis on Wednesday canonized 18th century Spanish friar and missionary Junipero Serra. I believe a more suitable title than Saint would be the Administrative Butcher of California....

Ray Cook
9/18/15

Last week the United States observed another anniversary of 9/11, a date that will remain as a reminder of why the U.S. went to war. 9/11 is the new century’s Gulf of Tonkin. It is not just one day. It is now an era....

ICTMN Staff
6/22/15
The Native American Journalists Association will honor more than 250 members for their coverage of Indian country during the 2015 NAJA Media Awards banquet on July 11...
Ray Cook
2/20/15

In mid-December the Department of Justice announced that Indian nations may look towards enacting rules and regulations concerning the growing of marijuana on reservations for medicinal (commercial) and recreational (commercial) use....

Ray Cook
1/7/15

New Year’s at ICTMN finds me at home, shuttling between the computer, the woodpile outside, the kitchen where I hope to sautee some mushrooms soon, and the enticing couch with its open invitation to me to enjoy a brief afternoon snooze....

ICTMN Staff
6/28/14
The Native American Journalists Association announced its 2014 NAJA Award winners on June 26, and Indian Country Today Media Network was honored with 17 awards with the majority of...

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