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$20B: US Support for American Indians
View From the Back of the Colonial Bus
21 Athletes Inducted to Hall of Fame
Bloody Roots of California's Vineyards
One Issue Ahead of Canada’s Election
Oneida Nation Offers Updated Technology
2 Miles: US Mexico Border Balloon Fence?
Indigenous Peoples Day in Portland
Tanya Fiddler to Run Native CDFI Network
Celebrating Columbus I: The Myths
Strikeforce Brings Aid to Rural Indians
Pope Francis and Indigenous Peoples
Gyasi Ross: OFFICIAL VIDEO 'Miss Lady'
Healing From Addiction in Barrow, Alaska
Reasons to NOT Celebrate the Kinzua Dam
Planets Dance Amid Draconid Meteors
Violations of Human Rights in Paraguay
Task Force Slated to Review Mascots
Grand Canyon Resort Corp. Names New CEO
Klamath Connection Puts Students Outside
Thing About Skins
Natives, Let's Put Our Money Where Our Mouths Are: Support Tatanka Means in 'Tiger Eyes'
I’ve heard many Natives complain, time and time again, about the lack of Native imagery in pop culture...
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)...
Loving Native People Better, Vol. 1: Pop Quizzes and Friends (and Family) Like These
POP QUIZ: Think of a list of 5 people whom you do not like or who irritate you...
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...
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...
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