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Muckleshoot Tribe hosts season opener for Indian horse races (06/23)
The Carlson team team from the Blackfeet Nation in Montana took home the top prize in the Indian relay.

Kevin Blackistone: NFL fans are guilty of cultural appropriation (06/22)
You want to pretend to be Native American? You want to pretend to be black? Then see what it’s like to be at the top of those misery statistics.

John Guenther: Racist mascots aren't an honor for Native people (06/16)
If you are part of a non-Native team that has taken on one of these negative stereotypes then the time to change is now.

Navajo Nation father competes on 'American Ninja Warrior' show (06/16)
Brandon Todacheenie traveled to Texas in March for a chance to appear on the highly-competitive show.

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe is first to earn 'Bicycle Friendly' honor (06/15)
The League of American Bicyclists recognized a tribal community for the first time in its history.

Tribal leaders return to nation's capitol for big economic summit (06/15)
The burgeoning marijuana industry, online lending, taxation and labor unions are just a few of the issues on the agenda.

Terese Marie Mailhot: I am your mascot and look how it turned out (06/15)
I'm a walking symbol of injustice and colonization, no matter what I try to project as an autonomous, intelligent Native woman.

Young member of Tigua Tribe drafted by major league baseball (06/11)
Justin Maese, 18, was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 3rd round of the draft.

Tribal college freshman headed to national rodeo championships (06/08)
Rodeo is a family affair for Delvecchio Kaye, a young member of the Navajo Nation.

Editorial: Repatriate Jim Thorpe to Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma (06/08)
The burial site of Native American sports legend Jim Thorpe matters deeply to his sons and members of the Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma.

Native Sun News: Family from Crow Tribe carries on rodeo tradition (06/05)
The Northern Plains Cowboy Classic rodeo at Lame Deer, Montana, kicked off the 2015 Indian rodeo season.

Sac and Fox Nation launches campaign to bring Jim Thorpe home (06/04)
The effort comes as the tribe and the surviving sons of the legendary athlete filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sac and Fox Nation asks Supreme Court to hear Jim Thorpe case (06/02)
The legendary athlete was about to buried on tribal land in Oklahoma in 1953 when his widow had the body taken to Pennsylvania instead.

Onondaga Nation player earns top lacrosse award for 2nd year (05/29)
Lyle Thompson, a senior at SUNY Albany, is the first men's player to win the Tewaaraton Award in consecutive years.

School district in Wisconsin bans clothing with 'Indian' mascots (05/29)
Gabriel Saiz, a member of the Ponca Tribe, spoke out against racist mascots at a school board meeting last month.

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.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter set for new matches (05/20)
Despite coming off a tough loss, Pine Ridge’s David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud has been resigned by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to a new four-fight deal.

County board calls on NFL team to eliminate its racist mascot (05/20)
The Arlington County Board in Virginia joins the District of Columbia Council in opposing the use of a racial slur in professional sports.

Tule River Tribe secures permit to build 22-acre sports facility (05/14)
The tribe will break ground on the Hyder Ranch Sports Park and install baseball/softball fields that will be ready by next month.

Paiute Tribe won't reinstate leader ousted for NFL team's gifts (05/14)
Gari Lafferty was removed after accepting a free trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value from the Original Americans Foundation.

Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics (05/11)
After more than 130 years of existence, Haskell is experiencing extreme funding shortfalls and reducing the necessary funding to provide educational as well as student extracurricular activities, such as athletics.

Opinion: Let's pay tribute to our real warriors with mascots (05/08)
We have a modest proposal to restore harmony to the sacred institution of sports mascotry.

Marathon on Navajo Nation draws large number of participants (05/04)
The course runs through the Arizona and New Mexico portions of the reservation.

Historians join movement to eliminate NFL team's racist mascot (05/01)
An author and sociologist detailed the negative history of the term and its continued impacts on Native Americans.

Ed Rice: Cleveland team comes up with excuse for racist mascot (04/24)
The Cleveland team states its nickname and its logo acknowledge and pay tribute to Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis of Maine and the history of the team.

Brazil to host inaugural World Indigenous Games this September (04/23)
Some 4,000 athletes representing 22 countries are expected to participate in the event.

Native Sun News: Lakota rodeo legend Howard Hunter passes on (04/22)
On April 4, the rodeo world and Oglala Lakota Nation lost one of their most decorated athletes in modern history, with the passing of Howard W. Hunter Sr.

Dolph Hatfield: A conversation about NFL team's racist mascot (04/20)
Joseph Bennett, an African American gentleman in his early 60’s, was sitting in his usual seat, wearing his customary Indian headdress and burgundy Washington team jacket with its 'Redskin' emblems.

Sunnie Clahchischiligi: Get on board with Ho-Chunk Nation player (04/17)
Less than one percent of college basketball players represent Native American people in a sport that we pride ourselves in.

Mary Pember: Activists protest opening day for Cleveland team (04/13)
Although it's been one hundred years since the inception of the Cleveland Indians’ name, it is a year like any other for Cleveland resident Marjorie Villafane of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

City bars decorations on statue of rodeo star Jackson Sundown (04/10)
A woman who claims she is a descendant of the Nez Perce legend started decorating the statue but the tribal chairman wasn't happy with her displays.

Ho-Chunk Nation player makes history with championship finale (04/09)
Bronson Koenig was the first Native American to start and play in an NCAA finals game, according to NDNSports.Com

Baseball team renews contract with disabled Barona Band man (04/08)
The San Diego Padres are keeping a promise to Matt LaChappa so he can maintain his health insurance.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe vice chair a 'hero' for language work (04/07)
Jessie 'Little Doe' Baird single-handedly revived a language that hadn't been spoken on a regular basis in hundreds of years.

Phil Gover: NFL team undermines and corrupts Indian Country (04/07)
Watching the Chairwoman’s slow-motion implosion, interacting with her supporters and detractors, and reflecting on my own strong feelings over what she did has left me feeling angry, divided and a little less hopeful. I can tell her supporters feel the same.

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