Thing About Skins

INTRODUCTION: OF GUN RIGHTS AND POLITICS There is a fundamental difference between leadership and politics... Read More
It has been roughly two months since I deactivated my beloved Facebook account... Read More
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... Read More
Christina M. Castro
December 04, 2012
Lately, we as Native people have been bombarded with a constant influx of demeaning imagery in the media and fashion industry... Read More
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?... Read More
(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... Read More
Ok, now the election’s done. Good. Thank God—it went on about six months too long... Read More
My family doesn't really have reunions. Not pre-planned family reunions, anyway—you know, the kind with hats, t-shirts and what have you... Read More
Senator Scott Brown from Massachusetts. Hold that thought, please—indulge me for a few minutes while we talk about discrimination, outrage and offensive behavior... Read More
The results of some very serious investigative reporting just came in, with the following revelation: Apparently, Mitt Romney is a rich, white (although he wishes he were Mexican),... Read More