Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
12/11/14
( Gyasi’s Note: I am privileged to be able to raise my teenage nephew Antonio. This is an actual conversation with him—I asked him if it was ok if I shared...
Mary Annette Pember
12/4/14
“Aww, here we go again, talking about the dang boarding schools!” This was the first thought Chally Topping-Thompson had when the topic came up in her social work class at St...
Harold Monteau
11/24/14

There have been several recent deaths on my reservation, and others, of young people in their teens and 20s. The tragedy at Tulalip got me thinking about solutions or, at least, attempts at solutions....

Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross
10/20/14
“Drinking would shut down my seeing and my hearing and my feeling," she used to say...
Harlan McKosato
10/19/14
In the wake of the tragic suicide of legendary actor/comedian Robin Williams, after the initial wave of public shock, insight and awareness of the complexities of depression began ...
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...
Gyasi Ross
9/10/14
(NOTE: TODAY IS WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY. SUICIDE HAS HAD A DEVASTATING EFFECT ON NATIVE COMMUNITIES...
ICTMN Staff
8/7/14
Carlyle Begay, the youngest state senator in Arizona, represents a district that includes eight tribes and Arizona’s Navajo Nation...

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