Symbols matter.  We need to show off our icons and heroes...
“We know how to survive. We are all put at the bottom of...
(Gyasi’s Note: I am privileged to be able to raise my...
Identity often comes down to decisions. Every single one of...
Being an elected official is rough—especially the United...
“I was raised by my grandparents, along with my parents....
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Thing About Skins

Gyasi Ross
1/22/15
The Seattle Seahawks, as they get ready to crush the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, are undoubtedly the most Indian-nest professional sports team in the entire world, with...
Gyasi Ross
1/16/15
My little sis Chelsey is the one who writes about wellness and fitness . She should—she knows a whole bunch about it. Me?...
Gyasi Ross
12/31/14
Symbols matter. We need to show off our icons and heroes. I know some people dislike Mount Rushmore mightily. I get it—slaveowners, racists, guys with funny hair, etc...
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
12/11/14
( Gyasi’s Note: I am privileged to be able to raise my teenage nephew Antonio. This is an actual conversation with him—I asked him if it was ok if I shared...
Damian Webster and Emmy Scott
12/4/14
Identity often comes down to decisions. Every single one of us has, at some point, made a concession regarding our Native identity...
Gyasi Ross
11/21/14
Being an elected official is rough—especially the United States Congress...
Chelsey Luger
11/13/14
“I was raised by my grandparents, along with my parents. What I learned from my grandmother is that we are not victims. As a proud Comanche girl, I thought I could do anything...
Chelsey Luger
11/6/14
On posters, on the radio, on social media, essentially everywhere, the state of North Dakota distributed an advertisement reminding residents to get out and vote...
Robert Chanate
10/31/14
One: We were told not to whistle at night but we were teenagers and often did stuff we had been warned about...

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