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Native Settlement Saved
Comment Period on BIA Rule Extended
Mother of WNBA MVP Shoni Schimmel & Lady
DOJ Indicts Execs in W.Va Chemical Spill
Video: Elder Shares Christmas Stories
I Just Fixed The Redskins Problem!
'I Sing. You Dance.' Creator Talks Music
Ahtna Language Needs Your Help
College Fund Says Thank You With Video
Chevron Still Owes $9.5bn in Ecuador
Gaming Exclusivity Fees Dip
Dakota 38 + 2 Detour at Sisseton
Dangerous Turkeys, Dangerous Banks
FCC: 'Redskins' Is Not Profane
‘Wards of the Federal Government’?
Congress Moves to Protect Alaska's Women
AMERIND Risk, NAIHC Offers Package Deal
Boycott Ralph Lauren
LA Times: The Toll of Coal on the Navajo
Keene: Our Ancestors Are Not Your Props!
Thing About Skins
Slow Suicide, Slower Healing: Suicide Chronicles, Part 4
“Drinking would shut down my seeing and my hearing and my...
Happy National Coming Out Day: Gay and Lesbian in Indian Country
I had a few choices of holidays to honor this week, and...
Treaties of the New Millennium: Two Steps Forward, One Giant Step Back
This fall, three treaties were signed spanning massive...
'No, Baby, You Will Never, Ever See Your Parents Again': Suicide Chronicles, Part 3
Defense wins championships. Stay in the game long enough...
Suicide Chronicles, Part 2 of 5: Transforming the Spirit of Suicide
Tell all my mournersTo mourn in red—Cause there ain't no...
Suicide Chronicles, Part 1 of 5: A Conversation Native People Need to Have
Silence kills. Suicide is a HUGE problem within our Native...
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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Obama Names Two Tribes Among 16...
11-year-old’s ‘Talking Strike’ for...
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‘They Know Their Lands Better Than...
Greg Grey Cloud: ‘Senate Decision...
Video: Watch Lakota Song Unhinge...
FCC: 'Redskins' Is Not...
It's On! March, Rally Against...
Blackhorse: Fake Chiefs,...
Video: Healthy Alfredo? That’s...
Native Cooking: Thanksgiving Is...
Native Cooking: Nothing Says...