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Cronkite News: Tournament win 'a little more special' for Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler
Cronkite News: Tournament win 'a little more special' for Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler (February 5, 2019)

The Waste Management Phoenix Open hasn’t always been kind to Rickie Fowler.


Cronkite News: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler claims victory at tournament
Cronkite News: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler claims victory at tournament (February 4, 2019)

'We fought until the end!! And it was worth it!!' Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler said after winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open.


Cronkite News: 'Rez golf' grows in popularity on the Navajo Nation
Cronkite News: 'Rez golf' grows in popularity on the Navajo Nation (December 14, 2018)

Played with secondhand clubs on rugged courses amid rocks, livestock and medicinal plants, 'Rez golf' is gaining popularity among Navajos.


Shinnecock Nation finalizes deal for golf tournament as protests begin
Shinnecock Nation finalizes deal for golf tournament as protests begin (June 13, 2018)

Protests continue as a popular golf tournament takes place on land stolen from the Shinnecock Nation.


Shinnecock Nation works on deal for golf tournament as some plan protests
Shinnecock Nation works on deal for golf tournament as some plan protests (June 1, 2018)

The Shinnecock Hills Protectors Demonstration will draw attention to the fact that the U.S. Open takes place on stolen land.


'Talks have broken down': Shinnecock Nation seeks role in golf tournament
'Talks have broken down': Shinnecock Nation seeks role in golf tournament (May 17, 2018)

The Shinnecock Nation is working to reach an agreement with the hosts of the U.S. Open, a popular golf tournament that is taking place on stolen land.


Redding Rancheria plans to convert golf course property into park
Redding Rancheria plans to convert golf course property into park (June 1, 2017)

The Redding Rancheria won't be selling the River Tasalmi Golf Club after all.


Puyallup Tribe acquires golf course within reservation boundaries
Puyallup Tribe acquires golf course within reservation boundaries (August 24, 2016)

The Washington tribe has reclaimed a portion of its reservation.


Mescalero Apache woman hosts fundraiser for Miss United States
Mescalero Apache woman hosts fundraiser for Miss United States (June 23, 2016)

Vanessa Hernandez is proud to represent her tribe as she prepares for the pageant later this summer.


Cronkite News: Sports teams turn to tribes for naming rights deals
Cronkite News: Sports teams turn to tribes for naming rights deals (May 3, 2016)

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.


Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians see turnaround at golf course
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians see turnaround at golf course (February 3, 2016)

The tribe purchased the Sequoyah National Golf Club in 2014 and patrons are reporting happy experiences.


Las Vegas Paiute Tribe eyes major development projects
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe eyes major development projects (July 21, 2015)

A hotel and conference center could be a draw for the new Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument in Nevada.


BIA not planning hearing for Miccosukee Tribe land-into-trust
BIA not planning hearing for Miccosukee Tribe land-into-trust (May 4, 2015)

The tribe has been pursuing the application since 2003 but has faced intense local opposition.


Miccosukee Tribe renews disputed land-into-trust application
Miccosukee Tribe renews disputed land-into-trust application (April 28, 2015)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs previously approved the application for 229 acres but a county is fighting the request.


Muscogee Nation begins construction for $22M golf complex
Muscogee Nation begins construction for $22M golf complex (February 18, 2015)

The FlyingTee Entertainment and Golf Complex is due to open in early 2016.


Divided court won't extend Seneca Nation immunity to business
Divided court won't extend Seneca Nation immunity to business (November 25, 2014)

By a 4-3 vote, the New York Court of Appeals opens the tribe's golf course to a lawsuit.


Brandon Ecoffey: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler is a fast-rising star
Brandon Ecoffey: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler is a fast-rising star (August 22, 2014)

Finding accurate portrayals of Native people on any media format is often a difficult task to accomplish.


Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation pays $9K fine for campaign donations
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation pays $9K fine for campaign donations (August 12, 2014)

The tribe acknowledged that its donations to an embattled state senator went over the legal limits.


Notah Begay to be inducted into Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame
Notah Begay to be inducted into Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame (July 31, 2014)

The Navajo / Pueblo golfer helped lead the team to the national championships in 1994.


Agua Caliente Band donates $175K from golf tourney to charities
Agua Caliente Band donates $175K from golf tourney to charities (July 8, 2014)

Recipients included the Nike N7 Fund.


Interview: Notah Begay never forgets his Native American roots
Interview: Notah Begay never forgets his Native American roots (June 25, 2014)

Mark Smith of The Albuquerque Journal interviews Navajo / Pueblo golfer Notah Begay III and asks him about his health, mascots and his Native roots.


Notah Begay III expected to recover quickly after heart attack
Notah Begay III expected to recover quickly after heart attack (April 30, 2014)

Navajo / Pueblo golfer Notah Begay III suffered a heart attack last week.


Oneida Nation to host PGA championship at resort in 2016
Oneida Nation to host PGA championship at resort in 2016 (April 22, 2014)

The Oneida Nation of New York will host the 49th PGA championship in 2016.


KTNN draws fire for hosting event with football team's foundation
KTNN draws fire for hosting event with football team's foundation (April 14, 2014)

KTNN, the radio station of the Navajo Nation, is under fire for hosting a golf tournament whose lead sponsor was the Original Americans Foundation:


BIA adds golf course property to Suquamish Tribe's reservation
BIA adds golf course property to Suquamish Tribe's reservation (February 28, 2014)

The Port Madison Reservation, home to the Suquamish Tribe of Washington, has just grown in size.


County won't oppose Fort Mojave land-into-trust application
County won't oppose Fort Mojave land-into-trust application (February 7, 2014)

An Arizona county won't challenge a land-into-trust application submitted by the Fort Mojave Tribe.


San Pasqual Band plans upgrades at newly acquired golf course
San Pasqual Band plans upgrades at newly acquired golf course (October 21, 2013)

The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians in California purchased a golf course.


Makah Nation works on golf course in plan to grow economy
Makah Nation works on golf course in plan to grow economy (August 6, 2013)

The Makah Nation of Washington is planning to build a nine-hole golf course.


Fort Mojave Tribe in discussions to purchase city golf course
Fort Mojave Tribe in discussions to purchase city golf course (July 17, 2013)

The Fort Mojave Tribe might be acquiring yet another golf course. The tribe operates the Mojave Resort Golf Club near its casino and recently opened the Huukan Golf Club. A...


Fort Mojave Tribe  set to upgrade  newly acquired golf course
Fort Mojave Tribe set to upgrade newly acquired golf course (June 24, 2013)

The Fort Mojave Tribe plans to upgrade a newly acquired golf course in Arizona.


Notah Begay to join on-air team at NBC Sports and Golf Channel
Notah Begay to join on-air team at NBC Sports and Golf Channel (January 9, 2013)

Navajo / Pueblo golfer Notah Begay III is joining the on-air team on the NBC Sports and the Golf Channel. Begay, a multiple PGA Tour winner, will be a full-time...


Cherokee Nation spends millions on site owned by board member
Cherokee Nation spends millions on site owned by board member (January 7, 2013)

Cherokee Nation Businesses spent a reported $8.5 million on a golf course and land that's partially owned by a board member, The Tulsa World reports. Board member Bob Berry abstained...


Muscogee Nation on streak with purchase of another property
Muscogee Nation on streak with purchase of another property (May 10, 2012)

The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma is buying a golf course, its second major purchase of a property in recent weeks. The tribe is announcing plans for the Okmulgee Golf Club...


Lifestyle:   Squaxin Island Tribe operates  world-class golf course
Lifestyle: Squaxin Island Tribe operates world-class golf course (September 16, 2011)

"At a time when almost no new golf courses are being built in the United States, any new opening would be newsworthy, whether the result is good or not. Fortunately...


Las Vegas Pauite Tribe pays tribute to culture with golf courses
Las Vegas Pauite Tribe pays tribute to culture with golf courses (September 6, 2011)

The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe of Nevada pays tribute to its culture and surrounding at its golf resort. The Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort features three courses: Snow Mountain,...