Thing About Skins

Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
10/20/14
“Drinking would shut down my seeing and my hearing and my feeling," she used to say...
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
10/7/14
Defense wins championships. Stay in the game long enough and anything can happen. It’s something that I have to remind myself of—“You’re a dad...
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
9/27/14
Tell all my mourners To mourn in red— Cause there ain't no sense In my bein' dead. —Langston Hughes (1902—1967) “Yeah...
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
9/18/14
Silence kills. Suicide is a HUGE problem within our Native communities, yet it’s something that we barely speak about...
Chelsey Luger
7/10/14
In Winnipeg, many First Nations peoples are entrenched in a devastating culture of gang violence, and VICE News took to the streets of the city to figure out why ...
Chelsey Luger
6/26/14
“We’ve got a real Indian with us this Thanksgiving!” I cringe when I recall this announcement, which my hosts included in each and every introduction between me and their other gue...
Gyasi Ross
3/24/14
Quick Story: I was on the “Indian Plan” on my journey through college, attending (seriously) six schools before finally graduating...
Gyasi Ross
3/12/14
This whole "Winter Challenge" thing makes me nostalgic. I remember when I was a little kid, I used to try to convince my mom that March was when it started getting warmer...
Gyasi Ross
1/6/14
Happy New Year to you all…I hope that it started off with smiles, passion and time spent with loved ones...
Gyasi Ross
12/24/13
Nothing can make a parent feel like crap and helpless like Christmas. Let me explain. Quick Story: When I was just a wee little lad (4th grade), my teacher Mr...

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