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Coming Attraction: Winter in the Blood
Gourmet Indigenous Dishes [10 Photos]
Redskins Hire PR Firm
Tribe Rebuilds Citizen’s Home After Fire
Connecting Students and Universities
Chickasaw Nation Election Results
Chris Rock Said 'No' to Redskins in 1991
New General Manager Muckleshoot Casino
How Do We Re-Member?
$250K From Snoqualmie to WA Fire Victims
What Would You Do? Brianna Went to Italy
Fighting Diabetes With Plant-Based Foods
Tribe Brings Home 38 Medals at NAIG
10 Things About Wes Studi
Oklahoma Owed $47M in Smoke Revenue
15 New Words for the NDN Dictionary
Victims of Murder Came for Work
The 'Carcieri' Fix Bills Need to Do More
Aliens Made 150,000-Year-Old Pipes?
Two Native Designers on Project Runway
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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Sell Out, Die, or Survive: What We've Learned From the SF Giants Fiasco
Woman Crush Wednesday: Bethany Yellowtail, Making and Living History
Hungry for Identity: VICE News Explores Aboriginal Gangs in Winnipeg
A Victory for Native Power: Just Say No to Ted Nugent's Ugliness
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