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Lakota Country Times: Oglala riders win top Indian relay title Lakota Country Times: Oglala riders win top Indian relay title (07/23)
After four days of racing, a team of Oglala Lakota riders, outlasted their Crow, Arapahoe, and Northern Cheyenne pursuers to take home the title of Indian Relay World Champions.
Native Sun News Editorial: No honor in being called 'Redskin' Native Sun News Editorial: No honor in being called 'Redskin' (07/23)
In 1982, a column in the Lakota Times by Editor Tim Giago first addressed the issue of using American Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games.
Virginia governor seems less interested in hosting NFL team Virginia governor seems less interested in hosting NFL team (07/22)
Officials in Virginia and Washington, D.C., are trying to lure the team with the racist mascot away from its current home in Maryland.
Arizona cancels plan to put player's name on Piestewa Freeway Arizona cancels plan to put player's name on Piestewa Freeway (07/16)
The family of Lori Piestewa, the Hopi woman who was killed in action in Iraq in 2003, was never consulted about the plan.
Mescalero Apache Nation reopens pool after lengthy absence Mescalero Apache Nation reopens pool after lengthy absence (07/15)
The tribe spent three months renovating a pool that had been closed for seven years.
Former NFL player arrested for a second time on reservation Former NFL player arrested for a second time on reservation (07/15)
Donovan McNabb allegedly rear-ended a vehicle driven by a wife of a police officer on the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe set for annual rodeo Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe set for annual rodeo (07/14)
The Oglala Nation Rodeo will receive a special treat this year as nine-time rodeo clown of the year Keith Eisley will entertain crowds and protect riders.
Washington NFL team plans to appeal decision in trademark case Washington NFL team plans to appeal decision in trademark case (07/09)
The long-running dispute isn't over as the team vows to win by taking the case to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Judge backs Native youth in battle over NFL team's racist mascot Judge backs Native youth in battle over NFL team's racist mascot (07/08)
A federal judge rejected a slew of challenges raised by the Washington professional football organization.
Jodi Gillette joins board of directors for Notah Begay III Foundation Jodi Gillette joins board of directors for Notah Begay III Foundation (07/06)
The foundation, created by Navajo / Pueblo golfer Notah Begay, combats diabetes in Indian Country.
Indian Country rallies to return Jim Thorpe back home to Oklahoma Indian Country rallies to return Jim Thorpe back home to Oklahoma (07/06)
The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund and current and former members of Congress are supporting repatriation of the legendary athlete.
Ojibwe hockey star excited for transfer to team in nation's capital Ojibwe hockey star excited for transfer to team in nation's capital (07/03)
T.J. Oshie will be playing for the Washington Capitals after spending nearly seven years with the St. Louis Blues.
Secretary Sally Jewell reaffirms opposition to racist mascot Secretary Sally Jewell reaffirms opposition to racist mascot (07/01)
The mayor of D.C. is trying to lure the Washington NFL team back to the nation's capital.
Alaska's largest tribe boycotts FedEx for ties to racist mascot Alaska's largest tribe boycotts FedEx for ties to racist mascot (06/29)
President Richard Peterson of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes called the Washington NFL team's name 'offensive.'
Muckleshoot Tribe hosts season opener for Indian horse races Muckleshoot Tribe hosts season opener for Indian horse races (06/23)
The Carlson team team from the Blackfeet Nation in Montana took home the top prize in the Indian relay.
Kevin Blackistone: NFL fans are guilty of cultural appropriation Kevin Blackistone: NFL fans are guilty of cultural appropriation (06/22)
You want to pretend to be Native American? You want to pretend to be black? Then see what it’s like to be at the top of those misery statistics.
John Guenther: Racist mascots aren't an honor for Native people John Guenther: Racist mascots aren't an honor for Native people (06/16)
If you are part of a non-Native team that has taken on one of these negative stereotypes then the time to change is now.
Navajo Nation father competes on 'American Ninja Warrior' show Navajo Nation father competes on 'American Ninja Warrior' show (06/16)
Brandon Todacheenie traveled to Texas in March for a chance to appear on the highly-competitive show.
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe is first to earn 'Bicycle Friendly' honor Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe is first to earn 'Bicycle Friendly' honor (06/15)
The League of American Bicyclists recognized a tribal community for the first time in its history.
Tribal leaders return to nation's capitol for big economic summit Tribal leaders return to nation's capitol for big economic summit (06/15)
The burgeoning marijuana industry, online lending, taxation and labor unions are just a few of the issues on the agenda.
Terese Marie Mailhot: I am your mascot and look how it turned out Terese Marie Mailhot: I am your mascot and look how it turned out (06/15)
I'm a walking symbol of injustice and colonization, no matter what I try to project as an autonomous, intelligent Native woman.
Young member of Tigua Tribe drafted by major league baseball Young member of Tigua Tribe drafted by major league baseball (06/11)
Justin Maese, 18, was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 3rd round of the draft.
Tribal college freshman headed to national rodeo championships Tribal college freshman headed to national rodeo championships (06/08)
Rodeo is a family affair for Delvecchio Kaye, a young member of the Navajo Nation.
Editorial: Repatriate Jim Thorpe to Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma Editorial: Repatriate Jim Thorpe to Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma (06/08)
The burial site of Native American sports legend Jim Thorpe matters deeply to his sons and members of the Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma.
Native Sun News: Family from Crow Tribe carries on rodeo tradition Native Sun News: Family from Crow Tribe carries on rodeo tradition (06/05)
The Northern Plains Cowboy Classic rodeo at Lame Deer, Montana, kicked off the 2015 Indian rodeo season.
Sac and Fox Nation launches campaign to bring Jim Thorpe home Sac and Fox Nation launches campaign to bring Jim Thorpe home (06/04)
The effort comes as the tribe and the surviving sons of the legendary athlete filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court.
Sac and Fox Nation asks Supreme Court to hear Jim Thorpe case Sac and Fox Nation asks Supreme Court to hear Jim Thorpe case (06/02)
The legendary athlete was about to buried on tribal land in Oklahoma in 1953 when his widow had the body taken to Pennsylvania instead.
Onondaga Nation player earns top lacrosse award for 2nd year Onondaga Nation player earns top lacrosse award for 2nd year (05/29)
Lyle Thompson, a senior at SUNY Albany, is the first men's player to win the Tewaaraton Award in consecutive years.
School district in Wisconsin bans clothing with 'Indian' mascots School district in Wisconsin bans clothing with 'Indian' mascots (05/29)
Gabriel Saiz, a member of the Ponca Tribe, spoke out against racist mascots at a school board meeting last month.
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program (05/21)
The football program will be suspended for the upcoming season and four of 10 sports are due to be eliminated.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter set for new matches Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter set for new matches (05/20)
Despite coming off a tough loss, Pine Ridge’s David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud has been resigned by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to a new four-fight deal.
County board calls on NFL team to eliminate its racist mascot County board calls on NFL team to eliminate its racist mascot (05/20)
The Arlington County Board in Virginia joins the District of Columbia Council in opposing the use of a racial slur in professional sports.
Tule River Tribe secures permit to build 22-acre sports facility Tule River Tribe secures permit to build 22-acre sports facility (05/14)
The tribe will break ground on the Hyder Ranch Sports Park and install baseball/softball fields that will be ready by next month.
Paiute Tribe won't reinstate leader ousted for NFL team's gifts Paiute Tribe won't reinstate leader ousted for NFL team's gifts (05/14)
Gari Lafferty was removed after accepting a free trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value from the Original Americans Foundation.
Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics (05/11)
After more than 130 years of existence, Haskell is experiencing extreme funding shortfalls and reducing the necessary funding to provide educational as well as student extracurricular activities, such as athletics.

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