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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes brother and sister back home
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes brother and sister back home (August 23, 2018)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe held a welcoming and naming ceremony for two descendants whose mother was adopted at a young age.


NBA star Kyrie Irving returns to Standing Rock homeland
NBA star Kyrie Irving returns to Standing Rock homeland (August 21, 2018)

Boston Celtics player and five-time NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving is being honored by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.


Native youth participate in first Jr. NBA camps in Indian Country
Native youth participate in first Jr. NBA camps in Indian Country (July 4, 2016)

The Tulalip Boys and Girls Club in Washington and the Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota are hosting the events.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe vice chair a 'hero' for language work
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe vice chair a 'hero' for language work (April 7, 2015)

Jessie Baird revived a Native language that hadn't been spoken on a regular basis in hundreds of years.


Sponsors keep their distance from embattled Washington team
Sponsors keep their distance from embattled Washington team (June 26, 2014)

One firm that was quick to condemn racism in the NBA has been silent about the NFL.


Musician urges team name change as NCAI video makes waves
Musician urges team name change as NCAI video makes waves (June 11, 2014)

Lifelong fan of team supports message behind the Proud to Be video.


NCAI's 'Proud to Be' video to air during NBA finals game tonight
NCAI's 'Proud to Be' video to air during NBA finals game tonight (June 10, 2014)

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of California has purchased ad time to reach millions of viewers.


Senate Democrats urge NFL to take action against racist mascot
Senate Democrats urge NFL to take action against racist mascot (May 22, 2014)

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) took the lead on the issue.


Gyasi Ross: NFL just doesn't care about racism against Natives
Gyasi Ross: NFL just doesn't care about racism against Natives (May 2, 2014)

Gyasi Ross wonders why the NFL hasn't taken action against the use of a racial slur against Native people.


Lawmakers demand action over use of racial slur by NFL team
Lawmakers demand action over use of racial slur by NFL team (May 1, 2014)

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 owner
Oneida Nation urges discipline for Washington NFL team owner (April 30, 2014)

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.


NCAI slams racist comments attributed to owner of NBA team
NCAI slams racist comments attributed to owner of NBA team (April 28, 2014)

The National Congress of American Indians condemned racist remarks that are being attributed to the owner of an NBA team.


Auburn  Tribe joins efforts to keep NBA team in Sacramento
Auburn Tribe joins efforts to keep NBA team in Sacramento (April 20, 2011)

The United Auburn Indian Community of California is trying to keep the Kings basketball team in Sacramento. The tribe agreed to pledge $1 million for the effort. That's in addition...