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Miss Indian Rodeo Is a Life-long Cowgirl
Louise Erdrich Bashes Snyder, Team Name
Arise TV Covers Navajo Nation Settlement
Scholarship Recipients at U of M
Building Partnerships at Summit
Dan Snyder Stuck In Past, Sells old Beer
Cali's Attack on Big Lagoon Is Absurd
Alliance Recruiting Language Instructors
Lakota Chef Serves Pre-Colonization Menu
Wit and Wisdom About Wall Street
AIANTA Secures Board of Directors
Tribes Celebrate New Tax Law
From Confrontation to Collaboration
USGS Engages With Tribes in New Policy
Yav Pa Irahiv: Happy New Year
OSU Recruits Native Students to STEM
10 Quotes on Indians by Celebrities
Eight Indigenous Names for Ferry
10 Back to School Items
Tule River Powwow Ends With Proposal!
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
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...
Divisiveness, Drunken Pilots, and Kim Kardashian: A Pigeon-Toed Indian Pontificates About the 2012 Election
I think airport conversations, the ones that happen while you're waiting for your flight, are the most interesting conversations you can have. Why? Who knows?...
BUY NATIVE: A Campaign to Buy Native American-Made Gifts this Holiday Season
Jessica R. Metcalfe
(Gyasi’s Note: I love Dr. Jessica. She does her work simply because she loves Native people; as a result of her love of Native people, she tries to help Native people...
Well Done Indian Country: Amazing Job During the Election, but Now the Hard Work Begins
Ok, now the election’s done. Good. Thank God—it went on about six months too long...
The Russell Means I Knew
Russell Means was not only a visionary, he was also keeper of memories. Russell was both an orator and a man of action...
Native Family Reunions (A Classic Revisited)
My family doesn't really have reunions. Not pre-planned family reunions, anyway—you know, the kind with hats, t-shirts and what have you...
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We Are Not Victims: Quechan People, Suicide, and the Redskins
Suicide Chronicles, Part 1 of 5: A Conversation Native People Need to Have
Suicide Chronicles, Part 2 of 5: Transforming the Spirit of Suicide
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