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Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
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.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux athletes make the jump to college (09/24)
This year two athletes from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, each possessing unlimited potential, are experiencing the highs and lows of being 'redshirted.'

Filed Under: National | Sports
Lincoln Indian Center official ticketed for unruly tailgate party (09/23)
The center's parking lot has been nicknamed The Rez by students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Filed Under: Politics | Sports
Deadspin: Another social media backfire for Washington team (05/29)
The Washington NFL team asked fans to show their support on Twitter but the responses probably weren't the ones that were expected.

Filed Under: Politics | Sports
Nevada tribe returned gift from Original Americans Foundation (05/08)
A Nevada tribe refused to accept a gift from the Original Americans Foundation, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the Senate majority leader, said on MSNBC.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Sen. McCain calls on NFL team owner to address racist mascot (05/02)
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) called on Washington owner Dan Snyder to address the use of a racial slur as his football team's mascot.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Lawmakers demand action over use of racial slur by NFL team (05/01)
Two members of Congress say the NFL should follow the lead of the NBA in addressing racism in professional sports.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Oneida Nation urges discipline for Washington NFL team owner (04/30)
The Oneida Nation of New York called on the NFL to discipline Dan Snyder for his continued use of a racial slur as his team's name.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Washington team owner says he 'understands' Indian issues (04/23)
Washington football team owner Dan Snyder says he 'understands' the issues facing Indian Country but his racist mascots isn't one of them.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Washington NFL team makes money off racial slur (04/21)
James Rawlings, the chairman of the Connecticut Native American Inter Tribal Urban Council, calls on the Washington football team to eliminate its racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: NFL team owner flashes money to defend racial slur (04/17)
Columnist says Washington team owner Dan Snyder is the latest to try and cheat Native people.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Notah Begay's foundation backed out of Navajo golf tournament (04/14)
The Notah Begay III Foundation backed out of a golf tournament whose lead sponsor was the Original Americans Foundation.

Filed Under: National | Sports
KTNN draws fire for hosting event with football team's foundation (04/14)
KTNN, the radio station of the Navajo Nation, is under fire for hosting a golf tournament whose lead sponsor was the Original Americans Foundation:

Filed Under: National | Sports | World
NCAI and Oneida Nation welcome UN statement on racist name (04/11)
The National Congress of the American Indians and the Oneida Nation welcomed the involvement of the United Nations in the campaign against the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Navajo Nation Council opposes 'disparaging' mascots in sports (04/11)
The Navajo Nation Council advanced a resolution that opposes the use of racist mascots in professional sports.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Al Jazeera: Gregg Deal takes on racist mascot with mural in DC (04/10)
Al Jazeera interviews artist Gregg Deal on his mural that takes on the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Brian Cladoosby: Foundation won't fix Indian Country's problems (04/07)
Brian Cladoosby, the president of the National Congress of American Indians, calls on Dan Snyder to do the right thing and get rid of his football team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Blog: Native women leading battle against use of racist mascots (04/01)
She The People on the Native women who are leading the campaign against the continued use of racist mascots.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Former director of NMAI calls team's foundation 'bait and switch' (04/01)
Rick West, the founding director of the National Museum of the American Indian, said the owner of the Washington professional football team is trying to draw attention away from his racist mascot.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Peter MacDonald defends racist mascot at Navajo Nation Council (04/01)
Peter MacDonald, a former chairman of the Navajo Nation, defended the Washington football team's racist mascot at a Navajo Nation Council committee meeting.

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