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Rich Winter: Let's keep Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City (02/26)
While I think people are disgusted by the lack of justice recently doled out in Rapid City, I hope people are thinking about all of the ramifications that would be involved in moving LNI.

Oglala Sioux Tribe wants tournament moved out of Rapid City (02/26)
The tribe is upset by the handling of an incident in which 57 Indian students were victimized at a hockey game.

Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational stays put in Rapid (02/20)
The Lakota Nation Invitational tournament brings millions of dollars into Rapid City each December.

Muscogee Nation begins construction for $22M golf complex (02/18)
The FlyingTee Entertainment and Golf Complex is due to open in early 2016.

Native Sun News: Second beer splashing incident investigated (02/12)
On the evening of Friday, Jan. 30, Kristen Hunter, a Lakota cowgirl from Allen, invited two of her best friends, Danielle Hudspeth and D. Young Man II, to the XTreme Bulls Tour.

Lakota Nation Invitational debates location after racial incident (02/11)
Bryan Brewer, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe who founded the LNI, said he's facing pressure to move the event out of Rapid City.

Jacqueline Keeler: NFL perpetuates violence against our women (02/09)
Native women are the only group more likely to be victimized by someone not of their race.

Albert Bender: Indian children victimized by hockey game fans (02/04)
Over 100 Native Americans - parents, tribal officials and American Horse School staff - met with Rapid City officials to demand that charges be filed against the adults responsible.

3rd Circuit won't reconsider decision in Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case (02/04)
The legendary athlete's sons can now petition the Supreme Court to review the dispute.

Native Sun News: Jake Herman brought humor to rodeo circuit (02/04)
Comedy is a medicine which heals the wounds of tragic events.

Gyasi Ross: Interview with parent at hockey game in Rapid City (02/04)
Some people committed a hate crime against little Native kids last week at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

Chumash Tribe contributes $225K toward new ice skate arena (02/03)
The tribe's name will appear on the scoreboard for the main rink at the facility.

Investigation into mistreatment of Indian students drags out (02/03)
The police chief in Rapid City, South Dakota, is warning that the investigation could take 'weeks' to resolve.

Native Sun News: Remembering rodeo legend Jackson Sundown (02/03)
His story, mythical; his image, immortalized in bronze and stone; his flamboyant attire, replicated by Pendleton; his dashing good looks, preserved on footage in a documentary; his epic adventures, chronicled in books.

Opinion: Inside the NFL's playbook for defending a racist mascot (02/02)
It's time for the Washington football team to change its name.

Phil Baird: Looking back at early days of the Indian rodeo circuit (02/02)
In 1912, the Rosebud Sioux Reservation town of White River, S.D. held its first Independence Day celebration with bronco busting, roping contests, and a 'sham' battle by the local Indians.

Opinion: Celebrate the Native origin of the Seattle Seahawks logo (01/29)
Sometime in the 19th century, on the soggy, green coast of Vancouver Island, an artist sat down with some fresh cedar.

College basketball player proud to serve as Native role model (01/28)
Bronson Koenig, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, is becoming a motivational speaker for Native youth.

Jay Daniels: A tribute to Crow basketball legend Elvis D. Old Bull (01/23)
A few years ago, I happened to be at an open men's basketball tournament in Billings, Montana.

Native Sun News: Montana basketball legend gives back to youth (01/23)
In Indian Country, basketball is king and the players who serve that master are often treated like royalty and as local legends.

James Giago Davies: Washington team insults the first Americans (01/23)
It is hard to imagine how people could argue in favor of a flagrantly racist nickname like the Redskins.

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.

Civil rights group calls for elimination of NFL team's racist name (01/19)
A testy meeting that included Gary Edwards, a Cherokee man who runs the Original Americans Foundation, proved to be the last straw.

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.

DOJ backs Native activists in battle over racist NFL trademarks (01/09)
The Obama administration will defend a federal law that bars the registration of offensive trademarks.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux teen happy with support system (01/09)
Bravery is the act of accomplishing a goal so few dare to attempt.

Kina Swayney: Eastern Cherokees don't support racist NFL name (01/05)
Veteran discusses opposition to the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Opinion: A solution for the Washington NFL team's racist mascot (12/22)
Few people have a greater sense of racial sensitivity than a man who once threatened a lawsuit against a local weekly, saying that a cover photograph of him bedecked with graffiti-like scribblings of a devil’s horns and a moustache and beard was an anti-semitic slur.

Native Sun News: Pine Ridge's David Michaud wins fighting match (12/19)
Competing in his second fight inside the UFC Octagon, David 'BullDawg' Michaud managed to pull out a win over Garett Whiteley in a bloody affair.

Brandon Ecoffey: Tournament shows hope of the Lakota people (12/18)
What takes place at the Lakota Nation Invitational could be used as a primer on who we are as Lakota people in this modern day and age.

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.

Mark Trahant: NCAI launches new campaign against racist mascot (12/17)
Nearly a year ago the National Congress of American Indians posted on YouTube the ad that could not afford to run.

Tim Giago: Think unity and fun at Olympics of Indian basketball (12/16)
When the Lakota people hear the acronym 'LNI' they know exactly what it means.

Column: Owner is the real 'obstacle' with Washington NFL team (12/15)
The true obstacle here is ownership, and when ownership is an immovable object, the fans are doomed.

Opinion: Cleveland baseball team does not honor Native people (12/10)
Anyone who puts forth that Native American mascots, in their current form, are a purely honorific representation is wrong.

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