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Hunger Games on the Rez
Saturday: LA Skins Music Fest
Mansion Allowed on Sacred Burial Ground
Sacred Burial Island as Mansion Site
Sunday Plumb Crowned Miss Cherokee
USA Today Wants Your Vote on 10 Best Nat
How Did I Miss That? Miley Does Brando
CU Won’t Be Using Arapaho Spellings
Muscogee Nation Opens WIC Building
Rescued Golden Eagle Will Recover Fully
Sign Languages: Part of Tribal Culture
Door Still Open for Fed Rec Comments
‘They Just Want Another Person Dead’
The Big Picture Beyond 'Redskins'
Aboriginal Fisherman Donates 500 Salmon
Labor Day Pow Wow Weekend Planner
More Briny Wastewater Spills in ND
Oglala Lakota College Mourns Loss
Navajo Kindergartner Sent Home For Hair
Cultural Appropriation From Down Under
Thing About Skins
Woman Crush Wednesday: Shoni Schimmel and Catching a Shadow (Rez Ball Jim Thorpe)
He simply ran wild, while the Cadets tried in vain to stop...
Obama, Standing Rock, and the Keystone XL Pipeline: The Shortest Thing About Skins Column Ever
President Obama is on the Standing Rock Reservation day to...
Man Crush Monday: The Audacious Genius Art of Steve Judd, Kiowa Love Machine
QUICK RANT ABOUT MAN CRUSH MONDAYS: I’ve had a few people (...
Billy Frank Jr.: An Indigenous Legend and One of the Best Human Beings Ever
I know news cycles quickly move on to the “next big story...
Man Crush Monday, Pt. 3: Nick Galanin, Fearless Native Creating Decolonized Art
(WARNING: Contains faux-Indigenous nudity. Seriously.) This...
Woman Crush Wednesday (WCW) No. 1: Native Mothers
This is actually my first Woman Crush Wednesday (#WCW)...
Thing About Skins
Reality Check, Schimmel Sisters, and the Final Four: Why We Gotta Love and Support Our Own People Better
I was excited watching the women’s NCAA tournament the past couple of days...
In Honor of Women’s History Month: Just a Few of My Female Indigenous Inspirations
Within Indigenous communities, the women lead. They lead in our homes and our society, whether elected or not – that tradition has continued for millennia...
Complicit in Killing the Earth: Of Pepsi Challenges and Democrats and Republicans
A few months ago—right up until Election Day—many of our people messaged and pontificated like crazy to point out that there are serious and profound differences between the two po...
VAWA, Good News-Bad News, and Dirty Oil: How Obama Gave Himself Cover to Kill Native Sacred Sites
INCREDIBLE NEWS: On Thursday, February 28th, 2013, the House of Representatives finally decided that Native women, LGBTQ women, and immigrant women were worthy of protections from ...
The Violence Against Women Act: Gun Rights, Idle No More, and Why Most House Republicans Say Rape Is OK
INTRODUCTION: OF GUN RIGHTS AND POLITICS There is a fundamental difference between leadership and politics...
All Over Your Face: Confessions of a Former Social Media Junkie
Christina M. Castro
It has been roughly two months since I deactivated my beloved Facebook account...
The Idle No More Movement for Dummies (or, 'What The Heck Are All These Indians Acting All Indian-Ey About?')
INTRODUCTION Lately, Native people have taken to the streets malls in demonstrations of Public Indian-ness (“ PI ”) that surpasses the sheer volume of activism of even Alcatraz and...
Distant Thunder: Casting Call for Native Actors on Monday, January 7th in New York
(Gyasi’s Note: This is very short notice for a casting call on Monday, January 7th, in NYC. I apologize—that’s my fault. ALL the contact information is below...
Magic Mike, Idle No More, and Speakin' in Indian: Happy New Year
It’s been a long time since I wrote something for “The Thing About Skins.” Heck, since the last time I wrote, all kinds of major pop culture events have been happening left and rig...
Isolated No More: Idle No More and the United States
How different would life be for Native Peoples if more of our Nations had stood together in defense of our homelands in the past?...
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Palin's Redskins Rant: Using...
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ESPN’s Mike Ditka ‘Admires’ Snyder...
Snyder's Blood Money: The Zuni Need Our Love and Support
Police Brutality Against Black and Brown People: We're In This Together
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