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Opinion: Supreme Court should pass on Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case Opinion: Supreme Court should pass on Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case (08/28)
The petition to move the remains of the greatest athlete this planet ever produced from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma is surely being examined this summer with a special level of intrigue by the justices and their inner circle.
DC council member doesn't want racist name tied to stadium deal DC council member doesn't want racist name tied to stadium deal (08/26)
Officially, the District of Columbia Council has called on the Washington NFL team to get rid of a mascot considered to be 'racist and derogatory.'
Native Sun News: Miss Crow Fair thanks family for strong support Native Sun News: Miss Crow Fair thanks family for strong support (08/26)
Gabrielle Plenty Hawk has been very busy, serving as an ambassador for the Crow and Northern Cheyenne Tribes at numerous rodeos and western events throughout Montana.
Native Sun News: Behind the scenes with Indian relay racing team Native Sun News: Behind the scenes with Indian relay racing team (08/25)
Relay racing is now a major Indian rodeo event. Yet, media coverage of this wild melee is normally limited to an amazing photo of the winning team, colorful and bold.
Cedric Sunray: Two amazing athletes score successes at Haskell Cedric Sunray: Two amazing athletes score successes at Haskell (08/21)
The trek to Haskell Indian Nations University is one which countless Indigenous people have taken for many generations.
NFL team won't give up racist name in exchange for stadium NFL team won't give up racist name in exchange for stadium (08/18)
Preliminary talks are underway for potential sites in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., but the team's president said the racist mascot isn't on the table.
Nike N7 Fund seeks applications to fund Native youth programs Nike N7 Fund seeks applications to fund Native youth programs (08/12)
Young Native Americans can now apply for funds to support their own health, wellness and sports initiatives.
Doug George-Kanentiio: In the golden era of Iroquois lacrosse Doug George-Kanentiio: In the golden era of Iroquois lacrosse (08/12)
Lacrosse is a game invented by the Iroquois many generations before contact with the Europeans as an alternative to war and conflict among communities and nations and as a contest which promotes peace and physical healing.
TV show set in future comes up with new name for NFL team TV show set in future comes up with new name for NFL team (08/07)
The Washington Red Clouds takes inspiration from a prominent Oglala Lakota leader from the 1800s.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe rejects $25K check from NFL team Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe rejects $25K check from NFL team (08/05)
The council also ordered Chairman Harold Frazier to stop communicating with the team.
Comanche Nation boxer set for next match on home territory Comanche Nation boxer set for next match on home territory (08/04)
George Tahdooahnippah, a 36-year-old father of five, returns to Oklahoma after a tough match in Denmark.
Lakota Country Times: Ball fields dedicated to Pine Ridge youth Lakota Country Times: Ball fields dedicated to Pine Ridge youth (08/04)
Ted Pedregon Sr. realized that with resources stretched thin across the reservation there wasn’t a park designated for youth use only.
Lakota Country Times: Skate competition grows at Pine Ridge Lakota Country Times: Skate competition grows at Pine Ridge (08/03)
Just over a decade ago the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation played home to only a handful or skateboarders, many of whom lacked the sufficient space and concrete to hone their craft.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe hosts war pony races Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe hosts war pony races (07/28)
Three Moccasin Park on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota was the site of the Oglala Lakota Nation Veteran’s horse races.
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.

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