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Omaha Tribe hosts basketball stars Shoni and Jude Schimmel
Education | Sports
Omaha Tribe hosts basketball stars Shoni and Jude Schimmel (October 9, 2015)
The Schimmel sisters and their family shared stories of inspiration with youth on the reservation.

Shoni Schimmel draws sellout crowd to Washington WNBA game
Sports
Shoni Schimmel draws sellout crowd to Washington WNBA game (August 8, 2014)
The Umatilla player's star power wasn't enough to help her team win the game, though.

Shoni Schimmel earns most valuable player at WNBA All-Stars
National | Sports
Shoni Schimmel earns most valuable player at WNBA All-Stars (July 21, 2014)
She scored a record-breaking 29 points during the game.

Shoni Schimmel thanks fans for support in WNBA All-Stars game
Sports
Shoni Schimmel thanks fans for support in WNBA All-Stars game (July 9, 2014)
Rookie from Umatilla Tribes received third highest number of votes.

Gyasi Ross: Shoni Schimmel brings rez basketball to the majors
Opinion | Sports
Gyasi Ross: Shoni Schimmel brings rez basketball to the majors (June 19, 2014)
Gyasi Ross recognizes the Rez Ball talents of Schoni Schimmel, a player in the WNBA.

Brent Cahwee: Shoni Schimmel brings her show to the WNBA
Sports
Brent Cahwee: Shoni Schimmel brings her show to the WNBA (April 23, 2014)
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, is headed to the WNBA.

Native Sun News: Shoni Schimmel a role model for youth
National | Sports
Native Sun News: Shoni Schimmel a role model for youth (April 21, 2014)
The career of Shoni Schimmel as a college athlete was arguably the most followed of any Indian athlete in the history of sports.

Umatilla player Shoni Schimmel drafted by Atlanta WNBA team
National | Sports
Umatilla player Shoni Schimmel drafted by Atlanta WNBA team (April 15, 2014)
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, has been drafted by the Atlanta Dream.

Brent Cahwee: Shoni Schimmel and her amazing college career
Opinion | Sports
Brent Cahwee: Shoni Schimmel and her amazing college career (April 3, 2014)
Brent Cahwee looks at the rise of Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Umatilla Tribes whose basketball career has stirred pride throughout Indian Country.

Schimmel sisters attract big turnout for Native American night
National | Sports
Schimmel sisters attract big turnout for Native American night (March 4, 2014)
More than 1,500 Native Americans -- including 60 from the Muscogee Nation -- turned out in force to cheer on two college basketball standouts.

NDNSPORTS: Indian fans show up to support Schimmel sisters
Sports
NDNSPORTS: Indian fans show up to support Schimmel sisters (November 18, 2013)
NDNSPORTS.COM reports from the WNIT Championship game, where Indian fans turned out to support two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Column: Shoni Schimmel calls for end to racist sports mascot
Opinion | Sports
Column: Shoni Schimmel calls for end to racist sports mascot (November 8, 2013)
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation who played in the NCAA basketball championships this spring, speaks out against the use of racist mascots in sports.

Native Sun News:  Shoni Schimmel visits tribes in South Dakota
National | Sports
Native Sun News: Shoni Schimmel visits tribes in South Dakota (August 13, 2013)
Shoni Schimmel, along with her mother and father, traveled to South Dakota to share her story with Native Americans who were inspired by her and her sister during the Women’s NCAA Basketball Championships.

Nakia Zavalla: Schimmel  sisters motivate tribal communities
Opinion | Sports
Nakia Zavalla: Schimmel sisters motivate tribal communities (April 25, 2013)
Nakia Zavalla, the cultural director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, on the success of basketball stars Shoni Schimmel and Jude Schimmel: In case you missed...

Schimmel sisters and team fall to rivals in   NCAA championship
National | Sports
Schimmel sisters and team fall to rivals in NCAA championship (April 10, 2013)
Two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon made history by playing in the final game of the NCAA women's basketball championship on Tuesday night....

Schimmel sisters relish new roles as ambassadors of 'rez ball'
National | Sports
Schimmel sisters relish new roles as ambassadors of 'rez ball' (April 9, 2013)
Two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are proud to be the new ambassadors of "rez ball," a style of playing that's won them...

Umatilla sisters head to final game of NCAA basketball tourney
National | Sports
Umatilla sisters head to final game of NCAA basketball tourney (April 8, 2013)
[Video: Louisville players on their victory over Cal] Two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are heading to the final game of the...

Native Sun News: Umatilla  sisters take spotlight with NCAA win
National | Sports
Native Sun News: Umatilla sisters take spotlight with NCAA win (April 5, 2013)
In what may be the greatest upset in the history of the Women’s NCAA tournament Shoni Shimmel a member of Umatilla Nation led the Louisville Cardinals (27-8) to an 82-81 upset over the top over all seed Baylor Bears (34-2).

Gyasi Ross: Developing another generation of Native heroes
Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Developing another generation of Native heroes (April 4, 2013)
Gyasi Ross on the need for Indian Country to cultivate a new generation of Native heroes: I remember a couple of years ago, a good friend of mine, knowing that...

Umatilla sisters propel basketball team to NCAA's  Final Four
National | Sports
Umatilla sisters propel basketball team to NCAA's Final Four (April 3, 2013)
Two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are making history on the college basketball court. University of Louisville junior Shoni Schimmel and sophomore Jude...

Review: Shoni Schimmel overcomes history   'Off The Rez'
Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Review: Shoni Schimmel overcomes history 'Off The Rez' (May 16, 2011)
"Does the anguished history of a people inspire future generations to achieve new heights or is it a millstone around one’s neck, ensuring a continued legacy of hardship and despair?...

Learning Channel  to air 'Off The Rez' documentary    May 14
Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Learning Channel to air 'Off The Rez' documentary May 14 (April 28, 2011)
The Learning Channel will air Off The Rez, a documentary about Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, on May 14. The film...

Interview: Filmmaker follows Shoni Schimmel 'Off the Rez'
Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Interview: Filmmaker follows Shoni Schimmel 'Off the Rez' (April 25, 2011)
"Shoni Schimmel streaks down the left side of the court, her long brown ponytail bouncing in the air behind her. At full speed, she uses her right hand to wrap...

Documentary follows Shoni Schimmel, Umatilla   basketball star
Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Documentary follows Shoni Schimmel, Umatilla basketball star (April 4, 2011)
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, is the subject of Off The Rez, a documentary being shown at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival....

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