“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
4/22/14
You ask me to plow the ground. Shall I take a knife and tear my mother's bosom? Then when I die she will not take me to her bosom to rest. You ask me to dig for stones!...
Gyasi Ross
4/9/14
QUICK STORY: We didn’t really grow up with that much TV-watching opportunities; sometimes I feel like I’m making up for lost time...
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...

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