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QUICK STORY: It seems like every time I talk to my mom (...
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Thing About Skins

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...
Gyasi Ross
12/18/11
“There cometh one mightier than I after me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.” —The Bible. Juan Baptiste...
Gyasi Ross
12/13/11
It doesn’t matter if it was an Indian mom or not—being a broke single mom during Christmas sucks...
Gyasi Ross
12/3/11
I think, based only on my own observation ( 1 ) (I’m really too lazy to do any research this late in the day), that a lower percentage of Indian kids believe in Santa Claus than an...
Gyasi Ross
11/29/11
Lately, it seems like some of the younger, very, very, very educated Indians are very focused on white people who emulate Native styles of dress, jewelry, fashion, etc...

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