QUICK STORY: I remember when breakdancing and hip-hop came...
No, this is not about blood quantum.  OK, TWO QUICK STORIES...
At this very moment, all of us are missing out on the life...
Sorry I waited until halfway through Black History Month to...
Fact #1:  South Dakota’s Tribes faithfully give hundreds of...
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Thing About Skins

Gyasi Ross
5/5/14
I don’t only get man-crushes on models...
Gyasi Ross
4/28/14
One of the implicit job duties of being a writer is that you’re actually supposed to have something interesting to say ...
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...

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