Sorry I waited until halfway through Black History Month to...
Fact #1:  South Dakota’s Tribes faithfully give hundreds of...
My little sis Chelsey is the one who writes about wellness...
Symbols matter.  We need to show off our icons and heroes...
“We know how to survive. We are all put at the bottom of...
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Thing About Skins

Gyasi Ross
1/2/13
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...
Robert Chanate
12/28/12
How different would life be for Native Peoples if more of our Nations had stood together in defense of our homelands in the past?...
ICTMN Staff
12/17/12
(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...
Christina M. Castro
12/4/12
Lately, we as Native people have been bombarded with a constant influx of demeaning imagery in the media and fashion industry...
Gyasi Ross
11/26/12
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?...
Jessica R. Metcalfe
11/24/12
(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...
Gyasi Ross
11/9/12
Ok, now the election’s done. Good. Thank God—it went on about six months too long...
Robert Chanate
10/24/12
Russell Means was not only a visionary, he was also keeper of memories. Russell was both an orator and a man of action...
Gyasi Ross
10/16/12
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...
Gyasi Ross
9/26/12
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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