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Poet Natasha Kanapé Fontaine on Language
The Week That Was
French-Innu Poetry: Josephine Bacon Chat
Chickasaw Nation General Election
3 Ways to Tell You’re On the Rez
Liberating Indigenous from Tradition
How Indians Left the Confederate Flag
15-year-old Climate Warrior Addresses UN
ATCR and Buffy Sainte-Marie Dance Track
Manning: Life, liberty, and Healing
8 Delicious Dishes to Taste
A Common Patriotic Spirit
The Native Origins of Clam Chowder
Slavery and Revolution in the Americas
Fake Native American Found on Jackson
The Navajo Power Plant & Colo. River
Kahanamoku Surfboard Goes to D.C.
ICTMN’s July 4 Pow Wow Weekend Guide
Fourth of July Classics Are All Native
Dolphin Busts Ankles; KKK vs. MLK
Thing About Skins
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...
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...
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