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Gourmet Indigenous Dishes [10 Photos]
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Tribe Rebuilds Citizen’s Home After Fire
Connecting Students and Universities
Chickasaw Nation Election Results
Chris Rock Said 'No' to Redskins in 1991
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How Do We Re-Member?
$250K From Snoqualmie to WA Fire Victims
What Would You Do? Brianna Went to Italy
Fighting Diabetes With Plant-Based Foods
Tribe Brings Home 38 Medals at NAIG
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10 Things About Wes Studi
15 New Words for the NDN Dictionary
Victims of Murder Came for Work
The 'Carcieri' Fix Bills Need to Do More
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Saginaw Grant's Message to Young NDNs
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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