When we need the world to listen, or maybe when we need to hear something ourselves, when we need to recognize the power in others as much as the power in ourselves. We become impassioned. We feel. We love, and love to be loved and love others. We are no longer afraid to feel. The […]
- The Thinks You Can Think: Being Dependent & Purging the Fallacy of “Independence”
- The Thinks You Can Think: On Zombies & Mountains
- The Thinks You Can Think: We Are the Awakened!
- The Thinks You Can Think: Reflections on the Mirror
- The Thinks You Can Think: Being in Love with the Gift, Being in Love with the Words
Natives Hating Other Natives: The Self-Hatred in Internalized Oppression & the Effects on Modern Indigenous Peoples
“Kill the Indian to Save the Man,” is a phrase that was coined by one Richard Henry Pratt, who founded the first Native American boarding school, Carlisle Indian Industrial School. He was a Captain in the military and was assigned to oversee Natives in P.O.W camps. His idea for the boarding school came to him when he […]
- Global Indigenous Movement: Tribes in India Struggle to Retain Tribal Languages
- The Price of a Cup of Coffee: “Our Dance” by the Winner of the Native Writer Award!
- The Price of a Cup of Coffee: “Time Like Masks” by the Winner of the Native Writer Award!
- Intertribal Allies & Supporting Other Tribal Communities
- Cherokee Blowguns Shaped by Hands of Cherokee People
This series follows the odd and peculiar things that have happened to me in my lifetime. These are occurrences that are “unexplainable” to me. I’d like to add, with this post, to a previous post that I had about ghosts. After writing the last one, I realized that I had left out two other occurrences. […]
Oscar Hokeah–winner of the Native Writer Award!–offers a contemporary work of Cherokee fiction. A copy of “Time Like Masks” is only $1.99–a small price for an entertaining short story about a boy who confronts his worst fear through the help of a distant relative and a lost Cherokee custom. Get instant access and begin reading in moments through a number […]
By Cat Johnson September 8, 2014 As the new economy grows, so too does the number of freelancers. A recent study, conducted by the independent research firm Edelman Berland and commissioned by Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk, found that there are 53 million freelancers adding $715 billion annually to the U.S. economy. Some claim this represents a shift as important […]
Article By Stephanie Nebehay at Yahoo! News GENEVA (Reuters) – More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the last week, bringing the death toll this year to almost 3,000, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Monday. In the worst incident, as […]
Article by ICTMN Staff at Indian Country Today 9/14/14 There is but one week to go until what’s being billed as the biggest climate march in history occurs, in New York City, as world leaders converge to talk at the United Nations on the crisis facing our planet. Will they listen to the people thronging […]
She writes like the best in the Native Lit biz! If you haven’t heard of Louise Erdrich then you’ve been living under a rock for about…I don’t know…a long time. She’s written numerous books, and she won the National Book Award in 2012. A champion for Native writers. She is our matriarch! I could talk […]
Sydney (AFP) – Australian premier Tony Abbott shifted his office to a tent in an isolated Aboriginal community Monday, keeping a promise made when he came to power despite having just committed troops to the fight against Islamic State. Abbott vowed to spend a week each year in a remote indigenous location when he was […]
Article by Vincent Schilling at Indian Country Today 9/13/14 On September 4, Harlan Pruden, (First Nations Cree) was appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). PACHA was formed by an executive Order in 1995 as a way to provide advice, information and recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding programs and […]
A contemporary Kiowa fiction story by Oscar Hokeah–winner of the Native Writer Award! A copy of “Our Dance” is only 99 cents–a small price for a funny and entertaining story about two teens who receive their Kiowa “per cap” and start a chain of hilarious events that can only be repaired by a deep Kiowa kinship. Get instant access and begin […]
A contemporary work of Cherokee fiction by Oscar Hokeah–winner of the Native Writer Award! A copy of “Time Like Masks” is only $1.99–a small price for an entertaining short story about a boy who confronts his worst fear through the help of a distant relative and a lost Cherokee custom. Get instant access and begin reading in moments through a […]