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New York Times Gives Front-Page Love
Fatter Wallets = Skinnier Kids
18 Months Later: Still No Answers
Wolves Transform Yellowstone's Rivers
Redskins Tour’s Latest Endorsement
Dylan Jenét, Presented by Stevie Wonder
NCAI Celebrates Passage of VAWA
Pine Ridge: Building an Artists' Economy
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‘Mayor’ Wants to Make His Term Count
Social Pow Wow Honors Native Educators
Moving From Sovereignty to Autonomy
Chief Offers Condolences
The Week That Was
Winter Fun Challenge Vs. Couch Potatoes
Chickasaw Elder's Legacy
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Always a Warrior; Never a Tribe
2014 Remember the Removal Riders Chosen
Thing About Skins
All Over Your Face: Confessions of a Former Social Media Junkie
Christina M. Castro
It has been roughly two months since I deactivated my beloved Facebook account...
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...
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...
Idle No More: Indigenous Brothers and Sisters Taking the Initiative for a Better Tomorrow
(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...
Divisiveness, Drunken Pilots, and Kim Kardashian: A Pigeon-Toed Indian Pontificates About the 2012 Election
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?...
BUY NATIVE: A Campaign to Buy Native American-Made Gifts this Holiday Season
Jessica R. Metcalfe
(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...
Anthony 'Thosh' Collins: A World Seen With the Native Eye
There are a number of young and talented Native photographers, but none more prominent than Anthony "Thosh" Collins, a Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community member...
Todd Akin the Rape Excuser: Legitimate Rape, People Not Politics, and Virtuous Porn Stars
I guess this is Part 1 of a short series on the upcoming elections and politics. These pieces will be kinda short, to-the-point, and not that artsy. The reason why?...
Pink Breechcloths, Political Correctness and Pretend Traditions (Like Two-Spirits): We Can't Always Wait for Tradition
THEN: When I was just a wee, little, pigeon-toed lad at an elementary school called “Vina Chattin” within the great Blackfeet Nation, my male classmates and I were young gladiators...
The Thing About Skins Photo of the Week: 'Amberae'
ANTHONY “THOSH” COLLINS is a photographer from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona who currently resides in Los Angeles, California...
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