“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
12/12/13
Quick story: I went to a school called “Haskell Indian Nations University” when I first began my long and mediocre post-secondary career...
Gyasi Ross
11/26/13
This is going to be a very short post. Why? Because I’m about to go eat some good food and watch some football. It is , after all, Thanksgiving season and I indulge. HEAVY...

ABOUT THE SUBJECT: James Jones is Cree From Tall Cree First Nations in northern Alberta who fuses to

ABOUT THE SUBJECT: Chelsey Luger (Turtle Mountain Chippewa and Standing Rock Sioux, daughter of Donn

Robert Chanate
10/28/13
Story 1 On a sunny August afternoon, on the Pine Ridge Reservation, I stood on the side of my mother’s house and looked briefly to the east...
Gyasi Ross
10/16/13
I’ve kinda stayed away from this topic, but I want to give a few thoughts...
Gyasi Ross
10/9/13
“Native people who are in some stage of adaption to Western culture often lose their children because their families are unstable for the same reasons that American society’s famil...
Gyasi Ross
9/26/13
"Cultures are learned means of survival in an environment...
Gyasi Ross
9/9/13
The violent impact of white settlement and Christianity manifests itself in weird and deep ways—some people call these impacts “colonialism.” Fancy word...
Gyasi Ross
8/26/13
Television, Edward Curtis photographs and romance novel covers have collectively painted the accepted images of Native people...

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