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Wallace Ben: Sand Painter, Medicine Man
Nine Women Vying to Be Crowned Miss Nat
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Video: Inuit Woman Plucks Bird on Subway
Four-Day Run in Celebration of Sobriety
Morris Named Director of ASU’s AIPI
Surfing’s Hidden Roots in Peru
Giraffe Dies on South Africa Highway
Sonny Sixkiller Buys the Redskins
Carter Camp AIM Poster Art, 1973
Aping Human Violence; Virginian Values
Nonprofit Needs School Supply Donations
Pow Wow Weekend Planner August 1-3
Long Walk: Hiking the Path of the Navajo
Navajo Nation Stops Uranium Mining Deal
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Native Mascots Harm Youth Every Day
The Immigration Crisis Is a Sham
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On Job-Killing Legislation in Senate
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
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?...
Idle No More: Indigenous Brothers and Sisters Taking the Initiative for a Better Tomorrow
(Gyasi’s Note: I’ve been intrigued by the Idle No More events in Canada since I first heard about them—I’m always a fan of vulnerable people taking their lives into their own hands...
This Is Why I'm Hot!
Christina M. Castro
Lately, we as Native people have been bombarded with a constant influx of demeaning imagery in the media and fashion industry...
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Woman Crush Wednesday: Bethany Yellowtail, Making and Living History
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A Victory for Native Power: Just Say No to Ted Nugent's Ugliness
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