Sorry I waited until halfway through Black History Month to...
Fact #1:  South Dakota’s Tribes faithfully give hundreds of...
My little sis Chelsey is the one who writes about wellness...
Symbols matter.  We need to show off our icons and heroes...
“We know how to survive. We are all put at the bottom of...
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Thing About Skins

Gyasi Ross
2/26/15
In Part 1 of this “Black History Month, Indian-Style” series, we firmly established that there is a LOOONNNGGG connection between Native people and Black people...
Gyasi Ross
2/18/15
Sorry I waited until halfway through Black History Month to start writing about it. Indian Time, y'know. Anyway… I love being Native. I literally had no choice...
Gyasi Ross
2/12/15
IF the human race is going to turn this world around—from a self-destructive, suicidal, selfish existence to one that is built around life and balance—it will be Indigenous mothers...
Gyasi Ross
2/3/15
Fact #1: South Dakota’s Tribes faithfully give hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue to the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center during the Lakota Nation Invitational ( LNI) Basketbal...
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...

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