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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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.

Opinion: Let's pay tribute to our real warriors with mascots (05/08)
We have a modest proposal to restore harmony to the sacred institution of sports mascotry.

Marathon on Navajo Nation draws large number of participants (05/04)
The course runs through the Arizona and New Mexico portions of the reservation.

Historians join movement to eliminate NFL team's racist mascot (05/01)
An author and sociologist detailed the negative history of the term and its continued impacts on Native Americans.

Ed Rice: Cleveland team comes up with excuse for racist mascot (04/24)
The Cleveland team states its nickname and its logo acknowledge and pay tribute to Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis of Maine and the history of the team.

Brazil to host inaugural World Indigenous Games this September (04/23)
Some 4,000 athletes representing 22 countries are expected to participate in the event.

Native Sun News: Lakota rodeo legend Howard Hunter passes on (04/22)
On April 4, the rodeo world and Oglala Lakota Nation lost one of their most decorated athletes in modern history, with the passing of Howard W. Hunter Sr.

Dolph Hatfield: A conversation about NFL team's racist mascot (04/20)
Joseph Bennett, an African American gentleman in his early 60’s, was sitting in his usual seat, wearing his customary Indian headdress and burgundy Washington team jacket with its 'Redskin' emblems.

Sunnie Clahchischiligi: Get on board with Ho-Chunk Nation player (04/17)
Less than one percent of college basketball players represent Native American people in a sport that we pride ourselves in.

Mary Pember: Activists protest opening day for Cleveland team (04/13)
Although it's been one hundred years since the inception of the Cleveland Indians’ name, it is a year like any other for Cleveland resident Marjorie Villafane of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

City bars decorations on statue of rodeo star Jackson Sundown (04/10)
A woman who claims she is a descendant of the Nez Perce legend started decorating the statue but the tribal chairman wasn't happy with her displays.

Ho-Chunk Nation player makes history with championship finale (04/09)
Bronson Koenig was the first Native American to start and play in an NCAA finals game, according to NDNSports.Com

Baseball team renews contract with disabled Barona Band man (04/08)
The San Diego Padres are keeping a promise to Matt LaChappa so he can maintain his health insurance.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe vice chair a 'hero' for language work (04/07)
Jessie 'Little Doe' Baird single-handedly revived a language that hadn't been spoken on a regular basis in hundreds of years.

Phil Gover: NFL team undermines and corrupts Indian Country (04/07)
Watching the Chairwoman’s slow-motion implosion, interacting with her supporters and detractors, and reflecting on my own strong feelings over what she did has left me feeling angry, divided and a little less hopeful. I can tell her supporters feel the same.

Former leader of Paiute Tribe to appeal removal over NFL gifts (04/06)
Gari Lafferty now insists she did nothing wrong despite acknowledging she may have violated the tribe's ethics rules by accepting a free trip to Washington, D.C.

Original Americans Foundation claims work with over 50 tribes (04/03)
The Washington NFL team announced the organization more than a year ago but its financial activities remain a secret.

Paiute Tribe removes chairwoman for accepting NFL team's gifts (04/02)
Gari Lafferty accepted a trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value in violation of ethics rules.

Paiute Tribe moves to oust leader for accepting NFL team's gifts (04/01)
Chairwoman Gari Lafferty accepted a free trip to Washington, D.C., and is feeling the fallout.

Jordan Wheeler: Fan in fake headdress turned out to be Native (03/31)
This fan took it one step further. He was wearing a feathered headdress – a war bonnet.

Native boy with rare disease granted wish to join favorite team (03/30)
Garrett Gamble Jr., 11, signed a one-day contract and served as a puck dropper with the Toronto Maple Leafs during a winning game.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter rising in the ranks (03/27)
Amidst stories of struggle in his homeland, one young Oglala Lakota is making a name for himself and his community on the grandest of stages

Native Sun News: Businesses show support for LNI tournament (03/27)
As the prospect of the Lakota Nation Invitational finding a new host was looming, Prairie Edge Galleries of downtown Rapid City hosted a meet and greet for local business owners, city officials, concerned citizens, and LNI Board members.

Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational stays in Rapid (03/26)
Last week the Lakota Nation Invitational board of directors voted unanimously to keep the four day cultural extravaganza in Rapid City.

Alaska Native musher Chuck Schaeffer completes 2015 Iditarod (03/25)
Chuck Schaeffer, an Inupiaq Native, was about to tackle the 1,000 mile sled marathon to Nome for the first time in 24 years.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux veteran training for Paralympics (03/25)
Samantha Tucker, an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is a U.S. Air Force Veteran with 11 years of civil service with the U.S. Army.

Simon Moya-Smith: NFL team must eliminate racist mascot too (03/24)
I'll protect children first before I protect anyone's right to harm them.

Amanda Blackhorse: Dehumanization of our people continues (03/23)
What people don’t realize is there are real Natives out there who have been truly affected and psychologically damaged by sports mascots.

Basketball coach from Montana burns sweet grass before game (03/17)
Larry Krystkowiak grew up near the Blackfeet Nation and shares a part of that history with his players.

Public school board in New York says goodbye to racist mascot (03/17)
The decision leaves just two school districts in the state with the racist name.

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