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Headdress at a Hockey Game
Heitkamp Tackles Oil Trains, Native Kids
Must-Hear: 'Unchained Melody' on Panpipe
Mystery of Bent Trees Revealed
Shiprock Youth Center Opens
AG’s Native Subcommittee Names Leaders
DOI Announces Partnership
14-year-old Calls for Climate Leaders
Momoa and Gordon on 'Red Road' Season 2
Tribes Win Landmark Child Welfare Case
7 Types of Summer Programs for Kids
Agua Caliente Scores Victory
Fawn Sharp Talks Climate Change
Gender Deposes Another Suitable Leader
Sherman Alexie Joins Boycott of Indiana
Oglala Tribal Council Takes Aim at Paper
Syracuse Lacrosse to Honor Oren Lyons
Cherokee Nation Honors Veterans
CEDAW Calls for Women-Violence Inquiry
Haskell Students Honored at Conference
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
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...
Senator Scott Brown's Racist and Anti-Indian Campaign Rallies: Why Progressive People Should Give Money to Elizabeth Warren's Campaign in Order to Get this Bigot Out of Office
Senator Scott Brown from Massachusetts. Hold that thought, please—indulge me for a few minutes while we talk about discrimination, outrage and offensive behavior...
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