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 By Ray Cook    Opinion    September 27, 2012

Alcoa Was Once a Friend to Akwesasne Mohawk Territory

I remember looking through a book on Massena (Akwesasne Mohawk Territory) history, studying the pictures and seeing my uncle, Noah Cook. It was 1922. Uncle Noah had to have been 18 or so years old at...

 

The War of 1812 Could Have Been the War of Indian Independence

June 18, 2012 marked the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, a war all but forgotten in American history books. But what did that war mean for this country’s Indigenous Peoples? The War of 1812...

 
 By Ray Cook    News    May 17, 2012

A Response to Senator Jon Kyl

Senator Jon Kyl (R-Arizona) recently issued a statement after the passage of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, in which he argued that tribal governments (and I can only assume...

 

Junior Seau, Suicide and Spirituality

I was watching SportsCenter the other day and some news hit me right between the eyes: Junior Seau, Samoan phenom, committed suicide. Seau was always...

 
 By Ray Cook    Opinion    April 12, 2012

A Thought from the Wilderness

When I sat down to write this column, I wanted to tell you about how well ICTMN is doing in promoting our (Indigenous) interpretation of the world through presenting our view of news, events and...

 
 By Ray Cook    Opinion    March 29, 2012

Sen. Tester: ‘Security’ bill poses a threat to tribal sovereignty

The following is the opinion of Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) Montana’s Indian Country is sacred ground for all of the Big Sky’s tribes. Tribal lands safeguard and preserve ceremonial sites from...

 
 By Ray Cook    Opinion    February 16, 2012

Beware the voices of Political Assimilation

A Haudenosaunee orator and representative to Nations has said that, “Sovereignty is the act thereof.”  Sovereignty is action, and it’s through our actions that people come to understand our sov... Full story

 
 By Ray Cook    Opinion    November 10, 2011

A Haudenosaunee Observation of the Occupy Wall Street

The children of the West (Americans) are fighting amongst themselves (again) over distribution of a wealth that does not belong to them, a wealth derived from Indigenous lands. The opportunity to...

 
 By Ray Cook    Opinion    April 12, 2011

A Thought from the Wilderness

When I sat down to write this column, I wanted to tell you about how well ICTMN is doing in promoting our (Indigenous) interpretation of the world through presenting our view of news, events and...

 
 By Ray Cook    Opinion    April 1, 2010

Upcoming Election Issues

The week of April 1st, nine weeks before the Tribal elections, we have yet to hear who is going to run for Chief and Sub-Chief though the rumor mill and its legions of lackey’s never failing to...

 
 By Ray Cook    Opinion    April 3, 2008

The Tribal Council’s Revolution – taking your choices away

Tribal members are at a crucial cross-roads in the way you are allowed to govern yourselves. Not long ago, in February, the Tribal officials (Trustees) testified before the House Resources Committee...

 

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