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Native Sun News: Hockey Hall of Fame referee Oliver 'Butchy' Mousseau passes on Native Sun News: Hockey Hall of Fame referee Oliver 'Butchy' Mousseau passes on (06/24)
Butch Mousseau was inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2003 for being the first Native American referee in the National Hockey League.
Native American Basketball Invitational draws top talent to Arizona Native American Basketball Invitational draws top talent to Arizona (06/23)
More than 1,400 athletes from tribal communities in the United States and Canada are taking part in the annual event.
Editorial: Washington school bans NFL team's apparel on campus Editorial: Washington school bans NFL team's apparel on campus (06/22)
Washington team owner Daniel Snyder should take note of the fact he is losing the battle with America’s next generation.
Native Sun News: Reservation athletes largely missing at track and field championship Native Sun News: Reservation athletes largely missing at track and field championship (06/10)
There were plenty of gutsy, record setting performances at Howard Wood Field last Saturday, but what was missing was the majority of gifted athletes from reservation area schools.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe elder games a big hit Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe elder games a big hit (06/10)
A chilly and very windy day did not stop several of Rosebud’s grandpas and grandmas from participating in the 30th Annual Sicangu Elder Games.
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux student earns top athletic award Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux student earns top athletic award (06/09)
Rosebud Sioux Tribal Member Robert Iron Shell was recently named the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Midwest Region Athlete of the Year.
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne man was champion rodeo rider Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne man was champion rodeo rider (06/09)
George Highwalker Sr., a Northern Cheyenne, won a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association national title competing against non-Indians way back in 1936.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter lands match in Florida Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter lands match in Florida (06/03)
David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud is competing for the Titan Fighting welterweight title on June 10.
William Ledford: Native support for racist mascot is news to me William Ledford: Native support for racist mascot is news to me (06/02)
Mostly I’m baffled by the sheer ignorance expressed by supporters of the R word.
Amanda Blackhorse: Mascot opponents won't stop despite poll Amanda Blackhorse: Mascot opponents won't stop despite poll (06/02)
The Washington Post will not shut us up, make us back down, nor does it make any difference in our fight.
Mescalero Apache Tribe hosts Gus Macker basketball tournament Mescalero Apache Tribe hosts Gus Macker basketball tournament (06/01)
The event -- the first of its kind in Indian Country -- will be held June 25-26 at the Inn of the Mountain Gods in New Mexico.
Courtland Milloy: Let's celebrate NFL team's truly offensive past Courtland Milloy: Let's celebrate NFL team's truly offensive past (06/01)
Many people have forgotten that one of the reasons the team and its fans no longer wear faux Indian outfits or sing broken-English warpath songs is because Native Americans have been protesting from the start.
Peter d'Errico: Mascot poll reflects realities of historical genocide Peter d'Errico: Mascot poll reflects realities of historical genocide (06/01)
When the dust settles around the Washington Post poll and the social media uproar about 'redskin,' there will still be talk about—and some living—what it means to be Indigenous in the face of a corporate-state world.
Raymond Foxworth: Tribal opposition to racist names still matters Raymond Foxworth: Tribal opposition to racist names still matters (05/31)
The reality is that unlike other racial and minority groups in the U.S, Indian people are citizens of nations.
Harlan McKosato: Let's conduct a new poll on the racist NFL name Harlan McKosato: Let's conduct a new poll on the racist NFL name (05/31)
It’s time for a new poll that is totally unbiased and focused on tribal members only.
Jacqueline Keeler: Shameful and skewed poll on racist NFL name Jacqueline Keeler: Shameful and skewed poll on racist NFL name (05/26)
Given that I have 50 first cousins who are enrolled in the Navajo and Yankton Dakota Sioux Nations, none of whom likes the team name, I found the results to be curious.
Indian relay racers gear up for event hosted by Muckleshoot Tribe Indian relay racers gear up for event hosted by Muckleshoot Tribe (05/25)
Indian Country will be able to catch all of the action on the Emerald Downs website.
Native Sun News: Anti-suicide effort incorporates tribal traditions Native Sun News: Anti-suicide effort incorporates tribal traditions (05/25)
The Full Circle-Kyle Health Center program’s innovative approach emphasizes the positive aspects of life, including individual achievement within a group, or collectivistic, setting, family and community.
Joba Chamberlain placed on disabled list after joining new baseball team Joba Chamberlain placed on disabled list after joining new baseball team (05/24)
The 30-year-old member of the Winnebago Tribe just signed with the Cleveland team.
Billy Mills: Flawed poll can't justify use of team's racist mascot Billy Mills: Flawed poll can't justify use of team's racist mascot (05/24)
Flawed polls cannot erase the overwhelming outcry from Native American communities.
Richard King: Mascot poll reflects pervasive anti-Indian racism Richard King: Mascot poll reflects pervasive anti-Indian racism (05/24)
The recent survey by the Washington Post is a big deal. It affirms the pervasiveness of anti-Indian racism today.
Vincent Schilling: Mascot poll doesn't reflect true Indian voices Vincent Schilling: Mascot poll doesn't reflect true Indian voices (05/23)
In my career of approximately 12 years as a journalist, book author, speaker, author and now as Arts and Entertainment, Sports and Pow Wow’s editor for Indian Country Today Media Network, I am constantly hearing the voices in Indian Country.
Tara Houska: Mascots hurt Native youth despite results of poll Tara Houska: Mascots hurt Native youth despite results of poll (05/23)
Just when you think you’ve finally made progress, that society might be finally grasping an indigenous issue, along comes a well-funded attempt to knock you back into place.
Washington Post conducts poll on Native views of racist mascot Washington Post conducts poll on Native views of racist mascot (05/20)
The poll reached 504 self-identified Native Americans, 44 percent of whom said they were enrolled in a tribe.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth learn about martial arts Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth learn about martial arts (05/20)
Full Circle Martial Arts was invited to the Pine Ridge Reservation to help combat the recent suicide epidemic by giving kids a place to go, a physical activity to take part in and an environment where they could find a support network.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Tribes maintain long tradition with lacrosse Ivan Star Comes Out: Tribes maintain long tradition with lacrosse (05/19)
The game of lacrosse is not simply an ancient game, but it is a sacred/spiritual or medicinal game.
Chitimacha Tribe cheers boaters for 20-mile race to reservation Chitimacha Tribe cheers boaters for 20-mile race to reservation (05/12)
The Tour du Teche event starts in New Iberia and ends at the tribe's boat launch in Charenton, Louisiana.
Room for Debate: Trademarks for racist and disparaging names Room for Debate: Trademarks for racist and disparaging names (05/04)
The New York Times asked a group of scholars and commentators to weigh in on an issue that could be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Cronkite News: Sports teams turn to tribes for naming rights deals Cronkite News: Sports teams turn to tribes for naming rights deals (05/03)
Phoenix has an advantage over most markets because there are several Native American communities in the surrounding area, all wanting to promote their brands and with thriving casino operations to pay for it.
James Giago Davies: Propaganda machine protects racist NFL mascot James Giago Davies: Propaganda machine protects racist NFL mascot (05/03)
You see the distortion first hand, minds so propaganda duped they cannot see that calling a team the Washington Redskins is overtly racist.
Muckleshoot Tribe to host $50K 'Gold Cup' for Indian relay racing Muckleshoot Tribe to host $50K 'Gold Cup' for Indian relay racing (04/28)
The nation's top Indian relay racing teams will compete for big prizes at the Emerald Downs in Washington in June.
Amanda Blackhorse to deliver Haskell University commencement keynote Amanda Blackhorse to deliver Haskell University commencement keynote (04/27)
The Navajo Nation citizen is well known for her fight against racist mascots in sports.
Brandon Ecoffey: David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud represents the Oglala Lakota Nation Brandon Ecoffey: David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud represents the Oglala Lakota Nation (04/27)
It is safe to say that the majority of the Oglala Lakota Nation would like to see David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud enter the Octagon in Sioux Falls on July 13.
Washington team asks Supreme Court to hear trademark appeal Washington team asks Supreme Court to hear trademark appeal (04/26)
The Washington team is hoping to capitalize on a victory won by a band from Oregon known as The Slants, a name that's disparaging to Asian people.
Review: Mohawk lacrosse team featured in 'Keepers of the Game' Review: Mohawk lacrosse team featured in 'Keepers of the Game' (04/22)
Film critic Andy Webster of The New York Times offers a favorable review of Keepers of the Game, a documentary that follows an all-Mohawk girls lacrosse team in New York.

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