Indian activist known for anti-mascot work pleads guilty to theft (May 17, 2018)

Apache activist Robert Roche, who appeared in an iconic photo confronting a baseball fan, faces prison time for stealing federal funds.

Sports teams in Europe also boast stereotypical 'Indian' imagery (May 7, 2018)

The use of Indians as mascots in sports is on the decline in the United States. An opposite trend is seen in Europe.

House committee schedules markup on four Indian Country bills (May 7, 2018)

The House Committee on Natural Resources is set to advance four bills, including a controversial federal recognition measure.

Hundreds of students gear up for another Native Youth Olympics (April 25, 2018)

The Cook Inlet Tribal Council is bringing together youth, elders and more for an annual showcase of traditions.

Chippewa Cree Tribe breaks ground on youth-driven skate park on reservation (April 23, 2018)

A skate park is coming to the Rocky Boy's Reservation thanks to action from Chippewa Cree youth and some high-profile support.

James Giago Davies: A dozen Lakota drivers race into action at the Speedway (April 20, 2018)

Folks in Lakota country would be surprised at the number of Native drivers that make up the grid at the Black Hills Speedway in South Dakota.

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Remembering a Narragansett marathon legend (April 16, 2018)

Ellison 'Tarzan' Brown deserves his name to become more of a household name, in the world, but even more so in Indian Country,

Film set on Pine Ridge Reservation already called one of the year's best (April 12, 2018)

The Rider, a film set on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, is garnering favorable news coverage and reviews.

Native Sun News Today: Native youth lacrosse team banned by league (April 12, 2018)

A lacrosse team, made up primarily of Native teens, has been banned from a league in South Dakota, ironically in a game which has its roots in indigenous nations.

Cronkite News: New NFL coach eases Cherokee player onto field (April 11, 2018)

Being a head coach in the NFL demands more than just teaching the X’s and O’s of the game.

Washington NFL team treated cheerleaders like 'calling for an escort' (April 10, 2018)

The Washington NFL team treated its cheerleaders like an escort service for paying fans, with one recalling being sent to a home where men were drinking.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Why aren't there any Native lacrosse coaches? (April 2, 2018)

Lacrosse is our game, invented by the Iroquois as an alternative to war and as a sport which has profound spiritual implications.

Native Sun News Today: Young Lakota basketball star heads to Australia for tournament (March 26, 2018)

A Lower Brule Sioux basketball player has been invited to play in Australia for the Down Under Sports 30th annual basketball tournament in July.

National Baseball Hall of Fame won't use 'Chief Wahoo' any longer (March 22, 2018)

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will no longer use the 'Chief Wahoo' logo in new inductee plaques, citing a 'shifting societal view' of Native Americans in sports.

Santa Ana Pueblo responded to youth soccer game plagued by racial tensions (March 22, 2018)

Police officers from the Pueblo of Santa Ana responded to a girl's soccer game after a racially-tinged brawl broke out among players and parents.

Cronkite News: Cherokee football player Sam Bradford joins Arizona (March 19, 2018)

Sam Bradford, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, signed a $20 million deal with the Arizona Cardinals professional football team.

Native Sun News Today: Three reservation teams head to basketball finals in South Dakota (March 16, 2018)

Two teams from the Pine Ridge Reservation, plus another from the Crow Creek Reservation, are in the South Dakota boys basketball tournament.

Indigenous game helps arrivals, new and old, preserve traditions (March 13, 2018)

A ball game that has been played in Mexico for centuries gives indigenous people a way to maintain their traditions in the United States,

Winnebago Tribe sends basketball team to championships again (March 13, 2018)

For the fourth year in a row, a boys basketball team from a small town in northeast Nebraska went all the way to the state championships.

Team of indigenous women competes for first time in world roller derby (March 7, 2018)

A group of indigenous women from Canada, the United States and other countries competed in the 2018 Roller Derby World Cup last month.

The Conversation: Sorry but 'Chief Wahoo' isn't going anywhere soon (February 8, 2018)

While many scholars are quick to note a Native mascot’s racist and colonial underpinnings, not enough attention is given to the fans and defenders’ attachment to these symbols.

Native Sun News Today: Remembering rodeo legend Homer Stands (February 2, 2018)

Many Oglala cowboys jump out from the ranks of the accomplished but there's one, Homer Stands, who became a saddle bronc legend.

Cronkite News: Bill outlaws use of racist logos in Arizona stadiums (January 31, 2018)

Lawmakers in Arizona are trying to limit disparaging professional sports team logos from appearing in publicly funded sports venues.

NFL commissioner won't do anything about team's racist mascot (January 31, 2018)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doesn't plan on doing anything about the Washington team's racist mascot even as others in sports take action on the issue.

Mark Charles: No congratulations for the racism of 'Chief Wahoo' (January 30, 2018)

Native mascots in sports are dehumanizing caricatures rooted in our nation’s racist history, mascots for the lie of white supremacy.

Cleveland baseball team removes 'Chief Wahoo' logo from uniforms (January 29, 2018)

The Cleveland professional baseball team will remove the stereotypical 'Chief Wahoo' logo from its uniforms but won't be getting rid of its race-based name or the logo itself.

Native Sun News Today: Lakota Nation Invitational ends with overtime thriller (January 8, 2018)

'We thought we could jump on them and get them spooked,' Crow Creek Head Coach Billy Jo Sazue said

James Giago Davies: Hollywood's not so great record with Indian athletes (December 21, 2017)

White folks feel an abiding obligation to turn heroes of color into, well, white folks.

Suzan Shown Harjo: Offensive mascots belong in museums and history books (December 15, 2017)

As long as we can be treated badly in this very public way, Native Peoples will continue to be persistently mistreated and both our collective and individual rights will be at risk.

Rising Hearts activists claim victory with viral #GoRedhawks mascot campaign (December 15, 2017)

Rising Hearts, a women-led coalition of Native activists, set the internet ablaze this week with their viral #GoRedhawks campaign, which had many convinced that the Washington NFL team had eliminated its controversial name and mascot.

Native activists go viral with 'Redhawks' campaign aimed at NFL team's racist mascot (December 13, 2017)

A series of fake news articles, claiming the Washington NFL team changed its controversial name to the Washington Redhawks, went viral across Indian Country.

Eastern Cherokees cheer high school football team at state championship game (December 8, 2017)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is turning out in force to support the Cherokee Braves at North Carolina's state football tournament.

Native Sun News Today: A new Lakota basketball journey begins at Cheyenne River (December 6, 2017)

Seventeen years ago the big boarding school at Eagle Butte was broken up, and two localized schools were opened on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, Takini and Tiospaye Topa.

College football player from Seminole Tribe makes history with first touchdown (November 22, 2017)

Justin Motlow made history as the first citizen of the Seminole Tribe to score a touchdown for Florida State University.

Tribal organizations take on Washington NFL team with social media campaign (November 3, 2017)

An organization representing more than 50 Northwest tribes has launched a social media campaign meant to shame the Washington NFL team.