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Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Navajo Nation takes basketball obsession to new level (03/03)
Reservation basketball takes the form of obsession here. Baskets made of wire and garbage pails and small tubs hang off homes and garages and wooden poles anchored in patches of red dirt.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
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.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
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.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
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.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
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.

Filed Under: National | Sports
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.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
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.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
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.

Filed Under: Sports
Shoni Schimmel draws sellout crowd to Washington WNBA game (08/08)
The Umatilla player's star power wasn't enough to help her team win the game, though.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Shoni Schimmel earns most valuable player at WNBA All-Stars (07/21)
She scored a record-breaking 29 points during the game.

Filed Under: Sports
Shoni Schimmel thanks fans for support in WNBA All-Stars game (07/09)
Rookie from Umatilla Tribes received third highest number of votes.

Filed Under: National | Sports
NCAI slams racist comments attributed to owner of NBA team (04/28)
The National Congress of American Indians condemned racist remarks that are being attributed to the owner of an NBA team.

Filed Under: Sports
Brent Cahwee: Shoni Schimmel brings her show to the WNBA (04/23)
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, is headed to the WNBA.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Shoni Schimmel a role model for youth (04/21)
The career of Shoni Schimmel as a college athlete was arguably the most followed of any Indian athlete in the history of sports.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
First member of Pascua Yaqui Tribe signs to play basketball (04/16)
A member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona has signed to play basketball for the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Umatilla player Shoni Schimmel drafted by Atlanta WNBA team (04/15)
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, has been drafted by the Atlanta Dream.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Independent basketball grows in Indian Country (04/09)
The notoriety of the unique passion and style with which Native people play the sport of basketball has grown with the successes of college athletes like Jude and Shoni Schimmel.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Brent Cahwee: Shoni Schimmel and her amazing college career (04/03)
Brent Cahwee looks at the rise of Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Umatilla Tribes whose basketball career has stirred pride throughout Indian Country.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge team headed to basketball finals (03/14)
For the third time in as many years the Pine Ridge Lady Thorpes basketball team is heading to the state tournament.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Schimmel sisters attract big turnout for Native American night (03/04)
More than 1,500 Native Americans -- including 60 from the Muscogee Nation -- turned out in force to cheer on two college basketball standouts.

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