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The Week That Was
Environmental Health in American Homes
Salmon Homecoming Dedicated to Frank
Climate Change Video Explains Science
Treaties, Ceded Lands, and Recognition
They’re Back: Rez Pup Sunday Returns
Are Second-Round Cobell Payments Coming?
INRF Launches Health Campaign
Pleiades: Seven Sisters and the Moon
7th Anniversary of UN Rights Declaration
Three Children’s Books Translated
Two-Spirit Leader Pruden Joins PACHA
7 Best Experiences in Indian Country
Human Safaris Need to Stop
Sunchoke Recipes: Fall Salad and Pickles
The UN HLPM Outcome Document
Annual Wild Rice Festival Is Underway
Yosemite Fire Grows to 2,600 Acres
Sherman Alexie: Ban My Book, Please!
Star Native Cast Begins Filming 'Te Ata'
Thing About Skins
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...
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...
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We Are Not Victims: Quechan People, Suicide, and the Redskins
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