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Jacqueline Keeler: Shameful and skewed poll on racist NFL name Jacqueline Keeler: Shameful and skewed poll on racist NFL name (05/26)
Given that I have 50 first cousins who are enrolled in the Navajo and Yankton Dakota Sioux Nations, none of whom likes the team name, I found the results to be curious.
Indian relay racers gear up for event hosted by Muckleshoot Tribe Indian relay racers gear up for event hosted by Muckleshoot Tribe (05/25)
Indian Country will be able to catch all of the action on the Emerald Downs website.
Native Sun News: Anti-suicide effort incorporates tribal traditions Native Sun News: Anti-suicide effort incorporates tribal traditions (05/25)
The Full Circle-Kyle Health Center program’s innovative approach emphasizes the positive aspects of life, including individual achievement within a group, or collectivistic, setting, family and community.
Joba Chamberlain placed on disabled list after joining new baseball team Joba Chamberlain placed on disabled list after joining new baseball team (05/24)
The 30-year-old member of the Winnebago Tribe just signed with the Cleveland team.
Billy Mills: Flawed poll can't justify use of team's racist mascot Billy Mills: Flawed poll can't justify use of team's racist mascot (05/24)
Flawed polls cannot erase the overwhelming outcry from Native American communities.
Richard King: Mascot poll reflects pervasive anti-Indian racism Richard King: Mascot poll reflects pervasive anti-Indian racism (05/24)
The recent survey by the Washington Post is a big deal. It affirms the pervasiveness of anti-Indian racism today.
Vincent Schilling: Mascot poll doesn't reflect true Indian voices Vincent Schilling: Mascot poll doesn't reflect true Indian voices (05/23)
In my career of approximately 12 years as a journalist, book author, speaker, author and now as Arts and Entertainment, Sports and Pow Wow’s editor for Indian Country Today Media Network, I am constantly hearing the voices in Indian Country.
Tara Houska: Mascots hurt Native youth despite results of poll Tara Houska: Mascots hurt Native youth despite results of poll (05/23)
Just when you think you’ve finally made progress, that society might be finally grasping an indigenous issue, along comes a well-funded attempt to knock you back into place.
Washington Post conducts poll on Native views of racist mascot Washington Post conducts poll on Native views of racist mascot (05/20)
The poll reached 504 self-identified Native Americans, 44 percent of whom said they were enrolled in a tribe.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth learn about martial arts Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth learn about martial arts (05/20)
Full Circle Martial Arts was invited to the Pine Ridge Reservation to help combat the recent suicide epidemic by giving kids a place to go, a physical activity to take part in and an environment where they could find a support network.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Tribes maintain long tradition with lacrosse Ivan Star Comes Out: Tribes maintain long tradition with lacrosse (05/19)
The game of lacrosse is not simply an ancient game, but it is a sacred/spiritual or medicinal game.
Chitimacha Tribe cheers boaters for 20-mile race to reservation Chitimacha Tribe cheers boaters for 20-mile race to reservation (05/12)
The Tour du Teche event starts in New Iberia and ends at the tribe's boat launch in Charenton, Louisiana.
Room for Debate: Trademarks for racist and disparaging names Room for Debate: Trademarks for racist and disparaging names (05/04)
The New York Times asked a group of scholars and commentators to weigh in on an issue that could be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Cronkite News: Sports teams turn to tribes for naming rights deals Cronkite News: Sports teams turn to tribes for naming rights deals (05/03)
Phoenix has an advantage over most markets because there are several Native American communities in the surrounding area, all wanting to promote their brands and with thriving casino operations to pay for it.
James Giago Davies: Propaganda machine protects racist NFL mascot James Giago Davies: Propaganda machine protects racist NFL mascot (05/03)
You see the distortion first hand, minds so propaganda duped they cannot see that calling a team the Washington Redskins is overtly racist.
Muckleshoot Tribe to host $50K 'Gold Cup' for Indian relay racing Muckleshoot Tribe to host $50K 'Gold Cup' for Indian relay racing (04/28)
The nation's top Indian relay racing teams will compete for big prizes at the Emerald Downs in Washington in June.
Amanda Blackhorse to deliver Haskell University commencement keynote Amanda Blackhorse to deliver Haskell University commencement keynote (04/27)
The Navajo Nation citizen is well known for her fight against racist mascots in sports.
Brandon Ecoffey: David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud represents the Oglala Lakota Nation Brandon Ecoffey: David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud represents the Oglala Lakota Nation (04/27)
It is safe to say that the majority of the Oglala Lakota Nation would like to see David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud enter the Octagon in Sioux Falls on July 13.
Washington team asks Supreme Court to hear trademark appeal Washington team asks Supreme Court to hear trademark appeal (04/26)
The Washington team is hoping to capitalize on a victory won by a band from Oregon known as The Slants, a name that's disparaging to Asian people.
Review: Mohawk lacrosse team featured in 'Keepers of the Game' Review: Mohawk lacrosse team featured in 'Keepers of the Game' (04/22)
Film critic Andy Webster of The New York Times offers a favorable review of Keepers of the Game, a documentary that follows an all-Mohawk girls lacrosse team in New York.
Native Sun News: The future of Lakota basketball in South Dakota Native Sun News: The future of Lakota basketball in South Dakota (04/20)
Given the large number of Lakota ball clubs to cover during the basketball season, the Native Sun News did not cover much AA basketball in 2015-16, and that was a mistake.
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux sisters carry on Lakota basketball tradition Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux sisters carry on Lakota basketball tradition (04/14)
Mya and Juneau Jones, daughters of Chuck Jones from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, are the latest examples of a proud and impressive tradition.
Lakota Country Times: Teenager's anti-suicide movement grows Lakota Country Times: Teenager's anti-suicide movement grows (04/12)
Suicide on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been a hot topic for decades as many have lost their battle with the disease.
ESPN made guest host cover 'Caucasians' mascot parody t-shirt ESPN made guest host cover 'Caucasians' mascot parody t-shirt (04/08)
Bomani Jones stirred considerable controversy for questioning the existence of Indian mascots on national television.
Native Sun News: Basketball star rises on Pine Ridge Reservation Native Sun News: Basketball star rises on Pine Ridge Reservation (04/06)
Years from now when people look back over the four years Kobey O’Rourke spent playing basketball for Red Cloud, they might remember he made the varsity as a freshman.
Nisqually Tribe offers hospitality to dog racing teams from Norway Nisqually Tribe offers hospitality to dog racing teams from Norway (03/30)
The teams and their 53 dogs found some new friends in Indian County after participating in the grueling Iditarod sled race.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe stands up for girls basketball team Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe stands up for girls basketball team (03/30)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is demanding action against an off-reservation high school for the actions of its students during a regional high school girls championship game.
Indian Country cheers on Ho-Chunk players in basketball playoff Indian Country cheers on Ho-Chunk players in basketball playoff (03/25)
Two young members of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin are making history on the basketball court.
James Giago Davies: Lakota youth face bias on basketball court James Giago Davies: Lakota youth face bias on basketball court (03/22)
There is no dispute Wasicu harbor racist resentment against Lakota, the question is, does it influence officiating at high school basketball games?
United Tribes Technical College girls basketball team in tourney United Tribes Technical College girls basketball team in tourney (03/15)
After an 11-hour drive from North Dakota to Kansas, the Lady Thunderbirds are ready for their first game in the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament.
Alaska Native man charged for incident along Iditarod race trail Alaska Native man charged for incident along Iditarod race trail (03/15)
Arnold Demoski, 26, said he ran into the sled teams by accident after a night of drinking. He offered an apology after hearing that one dog died and others were injured.
Dalton Walker: Red Lake Nation rallies for boys basketball players Dalton Walker: Red Lake Nation rallies for boys basketball players (03/09)
Basketball is more than a game for many at Red Lake. It's a cherished outlet.
James Giago Davies: Thoughts about Lakota athletes and education James Giago Davies: Thoughts about Lakota athletes and education (03/07)
The challenge for the Lakota educator is to promote learning for its own sake, and not as a means to a basketball end, not even as a foundation for a job or career.
Basketball teams at United Tribes Technical College finish strong Basketball teams at United Tribes Technical College finish strong (03/02)
The Lady Thunderbirds are the new Region XII champions and are hosting their first-ever district tournament.
Tohono O'odham Nation mixed martial arts fighter set for match Tohono O'odham Nation mixed martial arts fighter set for match (03/02)
Eddie Arizmendi goes by the nickname 'Crazy Face' and is the reigning 185 MMA Belt Champion.

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