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
1/16/15
My little sis Chelsey is the one who writes about wellness and fitness . She should—she knows a whole bunch about it. Me?...
Gyasi Ross
12/31/14
Symbols matter. We need to show off our icons and heroes. I know some people dislike Mount Rushmore mightily. I get it—slaveowners, racists, guys with funny hair, etc...
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
12/11/14
( Gyasi’s Note: I am privileged to be able to raise my teenage nephew Antonio. This is an actual conversation with him—I asked him if it was ok if I shared...
Damian Webster and Emmy Scott
12/4/14
Identity often comes down to decisions. Every single one of us has, at some point, made a concession regarding our Native identity...
Gyasi Ross
11/21/14
Being an elected official is rough—especially the United States Congress...
Chelsey Luger
11/13/14
“I was raised by my grandparents, along with my parents. What I learned from my grandmother is that we are not victims. As a proud Comanche girl, I thought I could do anything...
Chelsey Luger
11/6/14
On posters, on the radio, on social media, essentially everywhere, the state of North Dakota distributed an advertisement reminding residents to get out and vote...
Robert Chanate
10/31/14
One: We were told not to whistle at night but we were teenagers and often did stuff we had been warned about...
Winona LaDuke
10/28/14
This fall, three treaties were signed spanning massive geographic areas. The treaties exhibit diametrically opposed views of the direction of our societies and economies...

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