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Native History Is American History
Op-Ed: Don't Drink the Agent Orange!
Drought Disaster in Four AZ Counties
Payday Loan Lenders Hurting Natives
Throwback: Tony Duncan and Bret Michaels
CA Students Research Fed Rec & Water
NCAI President Wears Patriots Jersey
Miss Indian World Pageant Gearing Up
Start Eating Paleo Today With Beef Stew
Who Was the Lone Woman of San Nicolas?
Indigenous Views: Hickeys and Cleavage
Blue Stone: Built on Client Success
NMAI Profile: Lisa Johnson-Billy
Fashion Exploiting Native Wear Is Racist
Navajo Nation Could Lose Housing Money
Smallest Full Moon of Year March 5
Native Rockers in Spotlight at SXSW
Keystone XL Override Fails
Tribes Bringing Internet to Remote Homes
Partnering for Conservation Benefits
Thing About Skins
Black History Month, Indian-Style: Natives and Black Folks in This Together Since 1492
Sorry I waited until halfway through Black History Month to...
Native Grandmothers Defend Mother Earth: Faith Spotted Eagle Kicks SERIOUS Knowledge About Keystone XL
IF the human race is going to turn this world around—from a...
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Doesn't Like Indian Children: An Interview With Justin Poor Bear
Fact #1: South Dakota’s Tribes faithfully give hundreds of...
Rooster Topsky, Chicken Legs, and New Year's Resolutions: Getting Healthy for 'Regular' Skins
My little sis Chelsey is the one who writes about wellness...
My Indigenous Mount Lovemore: Happy New Year!
Symbols matter. We need to show off our icons and heroes...
Our Native Children Are Not Poverty Porn: 'If One Succeeds, a Hundred Are Coming After' (a Poem)
“We know how to survive. We are all put at the bottom of...
Thing About Skins
Exclusive Video: VAWA, a Historic Native Victory
Hey Native people…just in case you didn’t realize it, we made history very recently!...
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...
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