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Thing About Skins
Lateral Violence Amongst Native People: Elouise Cobell, Billy Frank Jr. and Chase Iron Eyes
Quick Story: I remember one of the first public things that...
Diabetes and Native People: Rethinking Our Relationship with Sugar
QUICK STORY: It seems like every time I talk to my mom (...
The Only Presidential Candidate That Makes Indian Country a Priority: Native People Feeling the Bern
UPDATED, MARCH 21, 2016: Removed reference to Navajo Nation...
President Obama: A Letter of Recommendation for Diane Humetewa for The Supreme Court
President Obama, I hope you are well; congratulations on...
A Few Notes For Native People About The Presidential Elections: Neither Democrat Deserves Our Vote (Yet)
"Combine Indigenous and general public voter blocks. Walk...
COINTELPRO, Cherokee Freedmen and Survival Tactics: Black History Month For Natives Pt.2
They kept the pot of animosity boiling. Whites turned...
Thing About Skins
I've always been fascinated by those shows Intervention , Animal Hoarders , et al...
To D.C., Via the Past
(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 ...
New Year's Revolutions
The Skins here at The Thing About Skins take New Year's very seriously...
Apologies on Discount
“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...
SANTA! OH MY GOD! SANTA'S COMING! I KNOW HIM! I KNOW HIM! (i.e. Merry Christmas)
Our culture, our people, our languages, and our children are the greatest gifts that Indian people have...
Images and Protesters
I want to thank Gyasi for the ridiculously over-the-top introduction and creating great expectations...
Humble Introduction to Robert Chanate
“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...
Reason #243 Why the Thing About Skins Hates Christmas
It doesn’t matter if it was an Indian mom or not—being a broke single mom during Christmas sucks...
The Thing About Santa: Who's That Fat Dude Wandering Around In My Living Room?
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...
Yet Another Case of White Folks Appropriating Indian Practices
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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