Tag Archives: New York Times

Photography of Native Americans, past and present

Teju Cole, a Nigerian living in New York City, is one of my favorite writers and photographers. In his recent column in New York Times Magazine, he compares the portraits by Horace Poolaw, Kiowa, with those by Edward Curtis.  Poolaw’s … Continue reading

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ISIS’s “Theology of Rape” is Nothing New to Native Americans; It Happened Here

On August 14, the New York Times published an article describing how ISIS uses their Islamic beliefs to justify rape and sex slavery.  The story explains how ISIS soldiers pray before and after each rape, and even go to the … Continue reading

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On this date… July 5, 1876… Montana

On this date in 1876, one day after the nation celebrated its Centennial, the news of Custer’s Last Stand reached the media. Eight years earlier, in 1868, the Great Sioux Reservation was “set apart for the absolute and undisturbed use … Continue reading

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