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It’s Official: The Kitty Litter Did It
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Navajo Police Put Their Lives In Danger
Deadly Medical Experiment on Yanomami
Second Native American Eatery Opens
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Halbritter Speaks at Columbia University
50 Most Inspiring DearNativeYouth Tweets
George Monbiot on Soil Degradation
18-Year-Old Director Visits White House
Exploring the Next 10,000 Years
$5 Million Nutrition Campaign Launches
Casino Follies; GOP Ponders Cruz Control
Instant Horse Racing Bill Passes
Dja Dja Wurrung Wants Ancestral Art Back
Jenkins: Where’s The Outcry?
Navajo Leaders Disrespect Voting Rights
Blumenthal Flip Flops on Federal Rec
Thing About Skins
Thing About Skins
Student Loans, Big Decisions, and Staying Hungry: Advice for Graduates
We are firmly in graduation season. All of my graduations happened at least a decade ago, so I barely remember them...
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...
VAWA, Good News-Bad News, and Dirty Oil: How Obama Gave Himself Cover to Kill Native Sacred Sites
INCREDIBLE NEWS: On Thursday, February 28th, 2013, the House of Representatives finally decided that Native women, LGBTQ women, and immigrant women were worthy of protections from ...
The Violence Against Women Act: Gun Rights, Idle No More, and Why Most House Republicans Say Rape Is OK
INTRODUCTION: OF GUN RIGHTS AND POLITICS There is a fundamental difference between leadership and politics...
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...
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...
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