QUICK STORY: I remember when breakdancing and hip-hop came...
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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
5/13/12
My mom buried her oldest son, my oldest brother, when he was a teenager. My auntie buried her beautiful daughter, my cousin, not too long after that...
Robert Chanate
5/9/12
Having a vision for nation and self is recognized as an important trait for Native leadership...
Gyasi Ross
5/6/12
I was watching SportsCenter the other day and some news hit me right between the eyes: Junior Seau, Samoan phenom, committed suicide...
Gyasi Ross
4/20/12
The (hilarious) comedian Jim Gaffigan mentioned Indians on Conan O’Brien. He also mentioned the Black Hills. He did so in his typical funny way—he is a comedian, after all...
Gyasi Ross
4/12/12
Native people have the greatest interest of anybody in making sure that all poor people and all people of color receive justice when they are wronged...
Robert Chanate
4/8/12
From time to time, a news article will appear and report public speaking to be a fear which ranks right up there with death...
Cetan Wanbli Williams
3/30/12
I find it ironic the Navajo Nation is suing Urban Outfitters for copyright infringement on a pair of underwear...
Robert Chanate
3/23/12
Who knew Robert De Niro was a racist? I always thought of him as a progressive minded actor who has been in some great movies...
Ray Cook
3/15/12
Do you think Wes Studi would make a good Tonto? He made a good Apache...
Gyasi Ross
3/9/12
I’ve been very fortunate to cultivate a nice, sizable student/academic following to my writing...

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