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Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational stays in Rapid (03/26)
Last week the Lakota Nation Invitational board of directors voted unanimously to keep the four day cultural extravaganza in Rapid City.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Racist emails of former Montana federal judge to be preserved (03/26)
Richard Cebull sent 'hundreds' of racist messages, including some about Native Americans, but their contents haven't been publicly disclosed.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Mayor of Rapid City addresses race relations (03/26)
Native Sun News sat down with Kooiker to discuss race relations, his management of recent racial incidents and the future of the city regarding Native American citizens.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux leader not pleased with boycott (03/26)
A resolution passed by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council erroneously listed Rapid City Attorney Patrick Duffy as a writer for the Rapid City Journal and advised stores selling the Journal on the reservation to refrain from doing so.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Simon Moya-Smith: NFL team must eliminate racist mascot too (03/24)
I'll protect children first before I protect anyone's right to harm them.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Bill in Colorado restricts use of Indian mascots in public schools (03/24)
At least 10 schools in the state continue to use Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe seeks boycott of Rapid City newspaper (03/24)
Mistakes in journalism are a daily and frequent occurrence; stories are retracted, apologies are often made.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Amanda Blackhorse: Dehumanization of our people continues (03/23)
What people don’t realize is there are real Natives out there who have been truly affected and psychologically damaged by sports mascots.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Pamunkey Tribe awaits final answer on federal recognition bid (03/23)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs could issue a final determination by the end of the month.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Nation needs even more discussion on racial matters (03/20)
Once a subject left to be discussed by civil rights leaders, organizers and a few non-profits, race is now a topic for many.

Filed Under: Recognition
Senate committee approves two federal recognition measures (03/19)
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, opposes legislative recognition.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: American racism began with first landing at Plymouth (03/19)
Linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky discusses the roots of American racism with professor George Yancy.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steve Russell: Free speech protects jerks like NFL team owner (03/18)
'Redskins' is certainly immoral, and it’s scandalous that public disparaging of Native peoples is still practiced in 21st century.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy (03/16)
Andrew Jackson was a racist devil incarnate — an early-day American Hitler whose deadly legacy for American Indians remains extant to this very day.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Boys basketball team from Winnebago Tribe cruises to state win (03/16)
The Winnebago Indians defeated the number-two ranked rival to secure their first state title in 75 years.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: You can never back down and accept racism (03/16)
Some of my fondest memories attending the University of Oklahoma were whipping up on frat boys on the intramural football fields and basketball courts.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Kevin Abourezk: Racist remark mars Winnebago Tribe team win (03/13)
A Wahoo online program will no longer work with a volunteer commentator after he referred to 'firewater' during his Thursday coverage of the Wahoo-Winnebago boys state basketball game.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Jacqueline Keeler: Media enables fake Indian mascot defenders (03/12)
Eugene Herrod from the Southern California Indian Center has done extensive background research on Mark Yancey and of Dennis 'Yellowhorse' Jones.

Filed Under: National | Technology
Aura Bogado: White racists keep Indian activists off Facebook (03/11)
The same social media network that hosts white supremacist fan pages has required Native American users to prove their identities.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational weighs move (03/11)
The Lakota Nation Invitational has been a mainstay in Rapid City for decades, however, in light of several recent incidents in the city organizers will now begin entertaining offers from other potential host sites.

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