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

Winona LaDuke
10/28/14
This fall, three treaties were signed spanning massive geographic areas. The treaties exhibit diametrically opposed views of the direction of our societies and economies...
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
10/20/14
“Drinking would shut down my seeing and my hearing and my feeling," she used to say...
Chelsey Luger
10/11/14
I had a few choices of holidays to honor this week, and since Columbus Day isn’t really my thing, I’m going with National Coming Out Day...
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
10/7/14
Defense wins championships. Stay in the game long enough and anything can happen. It’s something that I have to remind myself of—“You’re a dad...
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
9/27/14
Tell all my mourners To mourn in red— Cause there ain't no sense In my bein' dead. —Langston Hughes (1902—1967) “Yeah...
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
9/18/14
Silence kills. Suicide is a HUGE problem within our Native communities, yet it’s something that we barely speak about...
Gyasi Ross
9/10/14
(NOTE: TODAY IS WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY. SUICIDE HAS HAD A DEVASTATING EFFECT ON NATIVE COMMUNITIES...
Gyasi Ross
8/22/14
Native people are the most loving people in the world. And it makes sense—so many of us have seen this movie before. We got our own problems, right?...
ICTMN Staff
8/11/14
( QUICK NOTE: Some within the Indian Country Today Media Network made a big deal and speculated that the Original Americans Foundation put a warning about Zuni Pueblo artists not b...
Gyasi Ross
7/28/14
Both the Coeur d'Alene Tribe and the Puyallup Tribe displayed Native Power 2014-style...

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