“Drinking would shut down my seeing and my hearing and my...
I had a few choices of holidays to honor this week, and...
This fall, three treaties were signed spanning massive...
Defense wins championships.  Stay in the game long enough...
Tell all my mournersTo mourn in red—Cause there ain't no...
Silence kills.  Suicide is a HUGE problem within our Native...
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Thing About Skins

Gyasi Ross
1/30/12
Facebook has replaced pow-wow parking lots, Haskell, AISES/NCAI/other major Indian conferences and Santa Fe Indian Market as the leading place for Indian singles to snag up their p...
Robert Chanate
1/26/12
You see some crazy behavior and hear unhinged conversations when riding on a Greyhound Bus...
Cetan Wanbli Williams
1/15/12
Facing a bleak outlook on mutual fund investments, she bought a 1953 Chevy pick-up. “She’s been saving her winnings since she was 8 years old!” said Michael Roberts...
Robert Chanate
1/12/12
When we accepted an invitation to the sweat lodge we had no idea that white people were going to be going in with us...
Gyasi Ross
1/9/12
I've always been fascinated by those shows Intervention , Animal Hoarders , et al...
Robert Chanate
1/3/12
(Note to readers: I origina lly wrote this in September—prior to the Keystone XL pipeline delay—and am sharing it because the opposition is ongoing.) On a late August afternoon, I ...
Gyasi Ross
12/30/11
The Skins here at The Thing About Skins take New Year's very seriously...
Robert Chanate
12/27/11
“Hi, my name is Pam and I just wanted to say I’m sorry for what my people did to your people” stated my white coworker by way of introduction...
Gyasi Ross
12/24/11
Our culture, our people, our languages, and our children are the greatest gifts that Indian people have...
Robert Chanate
12/20/11
I want to thank Gyasi for the ridiculously over-the-top introduction and creating great expectations...

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