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Thing About Skins
Student Loans, Big Decisions, and Staying Hungry: Advice for Graduates
We are firmly in graduation season. All of my graduations happened at least a decade ago, so I barely remember them...
Mother's Day, Superwoman Complex, and Getting Better: Loving Native People Better, v. 2
Disclaimer: Zero research went into this piece (except for watching decades and decades of Native boys growing up under incredibly loving Native moms)...
Exclusive Video: VAWA, a Historic Native Victory
Hey Native people…just in case you didn’t realize it, we made history very recently!...
In Honor of Women’s History Month: Just a Few of My Female Indigenous Inspirations
Within Indigenous communities, the women lead. They lead in our homes and our society, whether elected or not – that tradition has continued for millennia...
Complicit in Killing the Earth: Of Pepsi Challenges and Democrats and Republicans
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...
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...
Video: 'Idle No More: The Next Generation'
The filmmakers who brought you the documentary on an Idle No More rally in Seattle are back and have upped the ante with "Idle No More: The Next Generation." The vivid clip focuses...
Idle No More in Seattle, a Documentary
A group of filmmakers has created a short documentary about an Idle No More rally that took placeon December 29...
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...
Scholarship Contest Encourages Native Youth to Showcase Speaking Skills
To preserve Native languages or not to preserve Native languages?...
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