Thing About Skins

Gyasi Ross
9/9/13
The violent impact of white settlement and Christianity manifests itself in weird and deep ways—some people call these impacts “colonialism.” Fancy word...
Gyasi Ross
8/26/13
Television, Edward Curtis photographs and romance novel covers have collectively painted the accepted images of Native people...
Gyasi Ross
6/12/13
I’ve heard many Natives complain, time and time again, about the lack of Native imagery in pop culture...
Gyasi Ross
5/9/13
We are firmly in graduation season. All of my graduations happened at least a decade ago, so I barely remember them...
Gyasi Ross
5/2/13
Disclaimer: Zero research went into this piece (except for watching decades and decades of Native boys growing up under incredibly loving Native moms)...
Gyasi Ross
4/15/13
POP QUIZ: Think of a list of 5 people whom you do not like or who irritate you...
Gyasi Ross
4/8/13
Hey Native people…just in case you didn’t realize it, we made history very recently!...
Gyasi Ross
3/28/13
Within Indigenous communities, the women lead. They lead in our homes and our society, whether elected or not – that tradition has continued for millennia...
Gyasi Ross
3/21/13
A few months ago—right up until Election Day—many of our people messaged and pontificated like crazy to point out that there are serious and profound differences between the two po...
Gyasi Ross
3/7/13
INCREDIBLE NEWS: On Thursday, February 28th, 2013, the House of Representatives finally decided that Native women, LGBTQ women, and immigrant women were worthy of protections from ...

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