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'Marlon Brando,' Hip Hop by Gyasi Ross
NB3 Foundation Gifts $80,000
10 MORE Signs You May Be Native
Corgi Orgy; North Pole Walk
4 Ways to Show Support for Mauna Kea
Harjo to be Honored With Homecoming
The Fight to Stop Seismic Slaughter
Jude Schimmel Not Drafted
Blending Modern and Traditional Medicine
‘Can-Do’ Attitude Raises Hopes
Indigenous Wayuu Children Dying
Song of Sophomores II
Houska: 'I Didn't Know' Won't Cut It
Yellowstone Time-Lapse in the Moonlight
Mara: Tiger Lily a Native of Neverland
Vaping Teens: Far Worse Than Smoking
Report:Native Attorneys Feel 'Invisible'
We Want a Native American on the $20!
Happy Post Tax Day!
APS and Leaders Help Native Students
Thing About Skins
Sexy Cultural Chic: Fearless Fashion Designer Bethany Yellowtail Shares Her Truth
QUICK STORY: I remember when breakdancing and hip-hop came...
All About Indian Blood (and Kidneys, and Hearts): Organ Donation and Native People
No, this is not about blood quantum. OK, TWO QUICK STORIES...
Native Funerals as Family Reunions: A Few Thoughts on Loving Each Other Better
At this very moment, all of us are missing out on the life...
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...
Thing About Skins
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...
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...
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