QUICK STORY: I remember when breakdancing and hip-hop came...
No, this is not about blood quantum.  OK, TWO QUICK STORIES...
At this very moment, all of us are missing out on the life...
Sorry I waited until halfway through Black History Month to...
Fact #1:  South Dakota’s Tribes faithfully give hundreds of...
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Thing About Skins

Gyasi Ross
4/3/13
I was excited watching the women’s NCAA tournament the past couple of days...
Gyasi Ross
3/28/13
Within Indigenous communities, the women lead. They lead in our homes and our society, whether elected or not – that tradition has continued for millennia...
Gyasi Ross
3/21/13
A few months ago—right up until Election Day—many of our people messaged and pontificated like crazy to point out that there are serious and profound differences between the two po...
Gyasi Ross
3/7/13
INCREDIBLE NEWS: On Thursday, February 28th, 2013, the House of Representatives finally decided that Native women, LGBTQ women, and immigrant women were worthy of protections from ...
Gyasi Ross
2/5/13
INTRODUCTION: OF GUN RIGHTS AND POLITICS There is a fundamental difference between leadership and politics...
Christina M. Castro
1/29/13
It has been roughly two months since I deactivated my beloved Facebook account...
Gyasi Ross
1/16/13
INTRODUCTION Lately, Native people have taken to the streets malls in demonstrations of Public Indian-ness (“ PI ”) that surpasses the sheer volume of activism of even Alcatraz and...
Shaun Taylor-Corbett
1/5/13
(Gyasi’s Note: This is very short notice for a casting call on Monday, January 7th, in NYC. I apologize—that’s my fault. ALL the contact information is below...
Gyasi Ross
1/2/13
It’s been a long time since I wrote something for “The Thing About Skins.” Heck, since the last time I wrote, all kinds of major pop culture events have been happening left and rig...
Robert Chanate
12/28/12
How different would life be for Native Peoples if more of our Nations had stood together in defense of our homelands in the past?...

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