The Natives Issue

  • VICE Comics

    Chief Sitting Bullshit - The Drunk Indian Vs. Nazi Penis

  • Fry Bread Power

    Indians are not known for their healthy diets. Their history is still in their genes and their genes are very worried about being hungry.

  • Herd and Destroy

    Up here it's all about metal. You can see for yourself, as soon as a band strays ever so slightly from that monotonous, fast drumming, as soon as they become the least bit inventive, the floor clears at live shows.

  • VICE Pictures - Sightseeing on the Rez

    That means “I am Pikuni.” Pikuni is another word for Blackfeet.

  • Red Apple

    I've never really been exposed to anything different from the reservation. I haven't really traveled.

  • Games

    I’m white, half-British, half-Italian. As I write this I’m wearing regular-fit jeans and listening to Lungfish. Perhaps that’s why I don’t get this game.

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  • Welcome to Blackfeet Country

    The Blackfeet tribe has about 15,500 members. 8,500 of them live on the rez. The rez is 1.5 million acres. Do the math—that makes for a lot of open space.

  • Tribal Gathering

    Yeborobo are a big adorable mess. They're one of these childhood friends bands that reads like the class in Saved By The Bell: the geek, the bully, the goth, the cool kid, the girl, the other geek.

  • What Happened?

    I’m a doctor, but I am currently not practicing. I teach pharmacology at the local community college. I grew up on the reservation, in the towns of Heart Butte and Browning. I ended up studying medicine in kind of a roundabout way.

  • Snow Place Like Home

    I've just finished my education. I have a master of technology, with computers as my major. I've broadened it with business administration and law.

  • Welcome To Native Land

    This entire issue of VICE was made on native territory, in different, equally remote parts of the world. The first was made in Sápmi, the ancient Saami territory. The second half was made in Browning, the Blackfeet Indian reservation in northwestern...

  • What Happened?

    I’m a doctor, but I am currently not practicing. I teach pharmacology at the local community college. I grew up on the reservation, in the towns of Heart Butte and Browning. I ended up studying medicine in kind of a roundabout way.