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Native Sun News Today: Duane Big Crow relishes role as football coach on Pine Ridge ReservationFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News Today: Duane Big Crow relishes role as football coach on Pine Ridge Reservation (12/01)
By any measure, Duane Big Crow is a success at his chosen profession.
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge football team impresses on the roadFiled Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge football team impresses on the road (10/26)
You can argue where the best South Dakota High School football is being played, but there is little doubt where the most exciting is being played.
Young football player from San Pasqual Reservation stands outFiled Under: Sports
Young football player from San Pasqual Reservation stands out (02/19)
Jason Boyle Jr. is only 13 but he already played in a prestigious Football University Youth All-American Bowl game.
Native Sun News: Voice of Pine Ridge football hangs up the micFiled Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Voice of Pine Ridge football hangs up the mic (11/20)
He looks as much cowboy as he does Indian, and Tom Conroy is a whole lot of both.
Native Sun News: Oglala student makes waves on football fieldFiled Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Oglala student makes waves on football field (11/19)
Terre Dawn Vocu, a 15-year-old junior at Little Wound High School on the Pine Ridge Reservation is one of the few girls playing high school football in South Dakota.
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge football teams battle in 'ugly' gameFiled Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge football teams battle in 'ugly' game (10/26)
'We knew it was going to be an ugly game,' Little Wound Head Coach Russell Childree said after his visiting Mustangs stormed from behind, to defeat Pine Ridge rival the Red Cloud Crusaders, 34-14
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge school sees defeat on football fieldFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge school sees defeat on football field (10/14)
When you start the game against an always tough rival with your third string quarterback, and end the rain soaked, fumble plagued contest with your fourth string quarterback, expect the results to be disappointing.
Native Sun News: Rival teams meet on football field at Pine RidgeFiled Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Rival teams meet on football field at Pine Ridge (10/07)
After Red Cloud handily defeated Pine Ridge 54-8 in high school football, Red Cloud Head Coach Tama I’atala shook hands with Pine Ridge rookie Head Coach Corey Shangreaux at midfield, offering praise for the effort the Thorpes had put out in the loss to their crosstown rival.
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge players find silver lining in defeatFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge players find silver lining in defeat (09/16)
Spearfish trounced the Thorpes 47-6, but that was not the story that mattered.
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics programFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
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.
Gyasi Ross: Indian Country can't get enough of Seattle SeahawksFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Gyasi Ross: Indian Country can't get enough of Seattle Seahawks (01/23)
The Seattle Seahawks, as they get ready to crush the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, are undoubtedly the most Indian-nest professional sports team in the entire world.
Oneida Nation and Yakama Nation in football championship wagerFiled Under: National | Sports
Oneida Nation and Yakama Nation in football championship wager (01/16)
The Oneidas accepted a challenge from the Yakamas and some big stakes are on the table.
Amanda Blackhorse: Fake chiefs and fake headdresses must goFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Amanda Blackhorse: Fake chiefs and fake headdresses must go (12/17)
The way in which professional sports, Hollywood and the media has created and promoted their idea of a 'chief is a bamboozled version of our freedom fighters.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux athletes make the jump to collegeFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux athletes make the jump to college (09/24)
This year two athletes from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, each possessing unlimited potential, are experiencing the highs and lows of being 'redshirted.'
Lincoln Indian Center official ticketed for unruly tailgate partyFiled Under: National | Sports
Lincoln Indian Center official ticketed for unruly tailgate party (09/23)
The center's parking lot has been nicknamed The Rez by students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Deadspin: Another social media backfire for Washington  teamFiled Under: Politics | Sports
Deadspin: Another social media backfire for Washington team (05/29)
The Washington NFL team asked fans to show their support on Twitter but the responses probably weren't the ones that were expected.
Nevada tribe returned gift from Original Americans FoundationFiled Under: Politics | Sports
Nevada tribe returned gift from Original Americans Foundation (05/08)
A Nevada tribe refused to accept a gift from the Original Americans Foundation, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the Senate majority leader, said on MSNBC.
Sen. McCain calls on NFL team owner to address racist mascotFiled Under: National | Politics | Sports
Sen. McCain calls on NFL team owner to address racist mascot (05/02)
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) called on Washington owner Dan Snyder to address the use of a racial slur as his football team's mascot.
Lawmakers demand action over use of racial slur by NFL teamFiled Under: National | Politics | Sports
Lawmakers demand action over use of racial slur by NFL team (05/01)
Two members of Congress say the NFL should follow the lead of the NBA in addressing racism in professional sports.
Oneida Nation urges discipline for Washington NFL team ownerFiled Under: National | Sports
Oneida Nation urges discipline for Washington NFL team owner (04/30)
The Oneida Nation of New York called on the NFL to discipline Dan Snyder for his continued use of a racial slur as his team's name.
Washington team owner says he 'understands' Indian issuesFiled Under: National | Sports
Washington team owner says he 'understands' Indian issues (04/23)
Washington football team owner Dan Snyder says he 'understands' the issues facing Indian Country but his racist mascots isn't one of them.
Opinion: Washington NFL team makes money off racial slurFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Washington NFL team makes money off racial slur (04/21)
James Rawlings, the chairman of the Connecticut Native American Inter Tribal Urban Council, calls on the Washington football team to eliminate its racist mascot.
Opinion: NFL team owner flashes money to defend racial slurFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: NFL team owner flashes money to defend racial slur (04/17)
Columnist says Washington team owner Dan Snyder is the latest to try and cheat Native people.
Notah Begay's foundation backed out of Navajo golf tournamentFiled Under: National | Sports
Notah Begay's foundation backed out of Navajo golf tournament (04/14)
The Notah Begay III Foundation backed out of a golf tournament whose lead sponsor was the Original Americans Foundation.
KTNN draws fire for hosting event with football team's foundationFiled Under: National | Sports
KTNN draws fire for hosting event with football team's foundation (04/14)
KTNN, the radio station of the Navajo Nation, is under fire for hosting a golf tournament whose lead sponsor was the Original Americans Foundation:
NCAI and Oneida Nation welcome UN statement on racist nameFiled Under: National | Sports | World
NCAI and Oneida Nation welcome UN statement on racist name (04/11)
The National Congress of the American Indians and the Oneida Nation welcomed the involvement of the United Nations in the campaign against the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.
Navajo Nation Council opposes 'disparaging' mascots in sportsFiled Under: National | Politics | Sports
Navajo Nation Council opposes 'disparaging' mascots in sports (04/11)
The Navajo Nation Council advanced a resolution that opposes the use of racist mascots in professional sports.
Al Jazeera: Gregg Deal takes on racist mascot with mural in DCFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Al Jazeera: Gregg Deal takes on racist mascot with mural in DC (04/10)
Al Jazeera interviews artist Gregg Deal on his mural that takes on the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.
Brian Cladoosby: Foundation won't fix Indian Country's problemsFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Brian Cladoosby: Foundation won't fix Indian Country's problems (04/07)
Brian Cladoosby, the president of the National Congress of American Indians, calls on Dan Snyder to do the right thing and get rid of his football team's racist mascot.
Blog: Native women leading battle against use of racist mascotsFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Blog: Native women leading battle against use of racist mascots (04/01)
She The People on the Native women who are leading the campaign against the continued use of racist mascots.
Former director of NMAI calls team's foundation 'bait and switch'Filed Under: National | Sports
Former director of NMAI calls team's foundation 'bait and switch' (04/01)
Rick West, the founding director of the National Museum of the American Indian, said the owner of the Washington professional football team is trying to draw attention away from his racist mascot.
Peter MacDonald defends racist mascot at Navajo Nation CouncilFiled Under: National | Politics | Sports
Peter MacDonald defends racist mascot at Navajo Nation Council (04/01)
Peter MacDonald, a former chairman of the Navajo Nation, defended the Washington football team's racist mascot at a Navajo Nation Council committee meeting.
Ted Quasula: Gary Edwards wrong to capitalize on racist slurFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Ted Quasula: Gary Edwards wrong to capitalize on racist slur (04/01)
Ted Quasula, a former head of law enforcement at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, criticizes friend and colleague Gary Edwards for supporting the Washington football team's racist mascot.
BIA acknowledges 'failed' contract with head of team's foundationFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
BIA acknowledges 'failed' contract with head of team's foundation (03/31)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs said it has implemented new procedures in response to a 'failed' contract with the leader of the controversial Original Americans Foundation.
Column: Omaha Tribe gets odd gift from Washington team ownerFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Omaha Tribe gets odd gift from Washington team owner (03/31)
Columnist tries to ask the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska about a gift from the Original Americans Foundation.
Omaha Tribe: 'No strings attached' to donation from foundationFiled Under: National | Sports
Omaha Tribe: 'No strings attached' to donation from foundation (03/28)
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska today confirmed that it accepted a donation from the new Original Americans Foundation.
Head of Original Americans Foundation tied to BIA misspendingFiled Under: National | Opinion | Sports
Head of Original Americans Foundation tied to BIA misspending (03/28)
The head of the new 'Original Americans Foundation' was criticized for contributing to the waste of $1 million in federal funds.
Senate majority leader predicts Washington team name changeFiled Under: Politics | Sports
Senate majority leader predicts Washington team name change (03/28)
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the Senate majority leader, said a new name for the Washington professional football team is inevitable.
Gyasi Ross: Football team owner offers 'hush money' on mascotFiled Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Football team owner offers 'hush money' on mascot (03/28)
Gyasi Ross doesn't care much about the Washington football team's racist mascot but he does care about the owner's response to the controversy.
Colbert Report: Washington team extends olive branch to tribesFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Colbert Report: Washington team extends olive branch to tribes (03/27)
Stephen Colbert took on the 'Original Americans Foundation' in his Sports Report on Wednesday night.
Opinion: About that letter from Washington football team ownerFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: About that letter from Washington football team owner (03/27)
Dave Zirin critiques a letter from Washington football team owner Dan Snyder to fans announcing the Original Americans Foundation.
Editorial: Helping Native people means changing racist mascotFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Editorial: Helping Native people means changing racist mascot (03/26)
Washington Post says the creation of the Original Americans Foundation won't do anything to change the offensive nature of the Washington professional football team's name.
Cherokee man serves as CEO of 'Original Americans Foundation'Filed Under: National | Sports
Cherokee man serves as CEO of 'Original Americans Foundation' (03/26)
Gary L. Edwards, a member of the Cherokee Nation, is serving as the chief executive officer of the Original Americans Foundation.
Column: Dan Snyder's new charity comes with strings attachedFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Dan Snyder's new charity comes with strings attached (03/26)
Columnist Mike Wise questions sincerity behind the 'Original Americans Foundation' started by the owner of the Washington professional football team.
NCAI calls foundation a 'publicity stunt' by football team ownerFiled Under: National | Sports
NCAI calls foundation a 'publicity stunt' by football team owner (03/25)
The National Congress of American Indians said a foundation created by the owner of the Washington professional football team is nothing more than a 'publicity stunt.'
Football team owner announces 'Original Americans Foundation'Filed Under: National | Sports
Football team owner announces 'Original Americans Foundation' (03/25)
The owner of the Washington professional football team says the problems facing Indian Country demand 'action, not words' and that's why he's won't eliminate his controversial racist mascot.
NPR Ombudsman: Limit use of Washington football team nameFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
NPR Ombudsman: Limit use of Washington football team name (03/21)
National Public Radio ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos posts a lengthy discussion on the use of the Washington professional football team's name.
Dine Medicine Men Association opposes racist football mascotFiled Under: Politics | Sports
Dine Medicine Men Association opposes racist football mascot (03/18)
The Diné Medicine Men Association passed a resolution against the continued use of the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.
DaShanne Stokes: Racist Americans cling to football mascotFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
DaShanne Stokes: Racist Americans cling to football mascot (03/17)
DaShanne Stokes discusses the controversy behind the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.
Navajo Nation leaders speak out against 'disparaging' mascotsFiled Under: National | Politics | Sports
Navajo Nation leaders speak out against 'disparaging' mascots (03/14)
Leaders of the Navajo Nation are taking action against the use of disparaging names in sports.
Opinion: NFL must take a stand on racism and bigotry in namesFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: NFL must take a stand on racism and bigotry in names (03/13)
Writer calls for the eradication of a disparaging word that's also the name of the Washington professional football team.
Bill in Maryland urges new name for Washington football teamFiled Under: Politics | Sports
Bill in Maryland urges new name for Washington football team (03/12)
A Maryland House committee held a hearing on a bill that calls on the Washington professional football team to change its racist mascot.
ThinkProgress: Sen. Cantwell hosted meeting on racist mascotFiled Under: National | Politics | Sports
ThinkProgress: Sen. Cantwell hosted meeting on racist mascot (03/11)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington), the former chairwoman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, held a meeting with tribal organizations, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and representatives of the Washington football team:
Churches propose boycott of Washington team for racist mascotFiled Under: National | Sports
Churches propose boycott of Washington team for racist mascot (03/03)
The United Church of Christ in the Mid-Atlantic is proposing a boycott of the Washington professional football team due to its racist mascot.
Opinion: Banning the N-word but supporting the R-word in NFLFiled Under: Opinion
Opinion: Banning the N-word but supporting the R-word in NFL (02/25)
Professor John F. Banzhaf III discusses the use of racial slurs in the NFL.
Opinion: NFL perpetuates racism by backing Washington mascotFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: NFL perpetuates racism by backing Washington mascot (02/24)
Writer discusses hypocrisy within the NFL over the use of racist slurs.
Column: Ask Indians what they think about Washington mascotFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Ask Indians what they think about Washington mascot (02/20)
Columnist says a new poll is needed to find out what Native people think of the racist Washington professional football team's mascot.
Justin Motlow is 1st Seminole Tribe member to play FSU footballFiled Under: Education | Sports
Justin Motlow is 1st Seminole Tribe member to play FSU football (02/19)
Justin Motlow is the first member of the Seminole Tribe to play football for Florida State University.
Editorial: Washington team still stuck on wrong side of historyFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Editorial: Washington team still stuck on wrong side of history (02/14)
The Washington Post calls on professional football team owner to eliminate mascot.
Bill to revoke Washington team's trademarks fails to moveFiled Under: National | Politics | Sports
Bill to revoke Washington team's trademarks fails to move (02/12)
A bill to revoke the trademarks of the Washington professional football team hasn't seen much action in the 113th Congress.

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