“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
3/27/14
"Why me?" "Because you buy your way out of trouble. You're a payer. You did it once, and now you're gonna do it again." Jimmy Shaker, Ransom Danny, I'm a movie nerd...
Gyasi Ross
3/24/14
Quick Story: I was on the “Indian Plan” on my journey through college, attending (seriously) six schools before finally graduating...
Gyasi Ross
3/12/14
This whole "Winter Challenge" thing makes me nostalgic. I remember when I was a little kid, I used to try to convince my mom that March was when it started getting warmer...
Gyasi Ross
3/3/14
TRUE STORY: The other day, my barely seven-year-old son told me, “Datchu (daddy), I want to be the first Native President.” Sounds cool, right?...
Gyasi Ross
2/19/14
The original inhabitants of Turtle Island are not an island. As much as we might want to pretend otherwise, we are not the remote tribes in the Amazon...
Robert Chanate
2/7/14
Trickster was on his way to the National Gathering of Tricksters when he came upon the Red Whisker Prairie Dog Village...
Gyasi Ross
2/1/14
“Yes, I knew two or three people, white, whom I would trust with my life, and I knew a few others, white, who were struggling as hard as they knew how, and with great effort and sw...
Gyasi Ross
1/27/14
(Disclaimer: ok, 100% of this shit really happened just as I tell it, but it didn’t really happen at 30,000 feet. I almost didn’t make it to 30,000 feet...

The subject: Standup comic Charlie Hill, who died on December 30, had a vast influence on Native com

Gyasi Ross
1/6/14
Happy New Year to you all…I hope that it started off with smiles, passion and time spent with loved ones...

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