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Native America Calling: Making waves on the basketball court in southeast Alaska
The documentary film Alaskan Nets follows the quest by a pair of athletes from Alaska’s only reservation.
Cronkite News: Fans line up for first day of sports betting in Arizona
With early morning fanfare, a brand new day dawned in Arizona sports history with the first full day of legalized sports betting.
Cronkite News: Yavapai-Prescott Tribe loses bid to block sports betting
Although legalized sports gambling is set to begin this week in Arizona, not everyone is happy.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to hold U.S. accountable for health care
The federal government has never fully met its trust responsibility to ensure that all citizens of tribal nations have quality health care.
Brian Lightfoot Brown: Honoring a legendary Narragansett runner
Forty-six years ago, one of the greatest athletes and a true Indigenous icon, made the transition from a star on earth to a star in the sky.
Native America Calling: Balancing goals, stress, and personal sacrifice
Native America Calling will get some perspectives on maintaining balance to avoid serious injuries, major health problems and work burnout.
Cronkite News: Mascot ban falters amid removal of ‘Native’ imagery across nation
For opponents of Native mascots, 2021 has been a banner year. Except in Arizona.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe honors seven for excellence
Track and field champion Jade Ecoffey and Indian law legend Mario Gonzales were among those honored for their contributions to the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Native Sun News Today: Behind the scenes at Crow Native Days
A highlight of the annual Crow Native Days were the Indian relay races, a sport gaining immense popularity, thrilling audiences across the nation.
Fawn Sharp: Racist ‘Native’ mascots have no place in our society
NCAI will not rest until all offensive Native-themed mascots and associated imagery are removed from popular culture.
Lakota player lands spot on professional football team
The unlikely journey for Teton Saltes, the New York Jets’ latest recruit, started as an afterthought.
Cronkite News: Native women represent in the running community
Native Women Running restores an Indigenous perspective to running and gives Indigenous women a platform to showcase their cultures and their passion for this ancient celebration of life.
Cronkite News: Tribes update gaming compact in Arizona
“Looking ahead, tribal gaming will continue to evolve,” Chairman Damon Clarke of the Hualapai Tribe said at the signing of new Class III gaming compact.
Native Sun News Today: Long distance running on decline in Indian Country
Native runners were once the dominant force in South Dakota distance running. That is no longer the case.
Brian Lightfoot Brown: The Narragansett legend of the Boston Marathon
Outside of the Narragansett Tribe and Boston Marathon historians, “Tarzan” Brown has fallen into obscurity and rarely appears on anyone’s radar, including among much of Indian Country.
Cronkite News: Native bull riders make a splash on rodeo scene
An increasing number of Natives, including Keyshawn Whitehorse and Cody Jesus from the Navajo Nation, are participating in bull riding and making an impact.
Native America Calling: Are school sports safe yet?
Sports are an important part of life for Native athletes and their parents. How is COVID-19 affecting them?
Girls’ basketball team from Winnebago Reservation makes it to state tournament
For the first time in three decades, the Winnebago Lady Indians have made it to the basketball playoffs in Nebraska.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week
It’s a short week with a lot of important news for Indian Country.
Cronkite News: Young athletes raise awareness for missing and murdered
The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus.
Tony Perry: Racism against Native people is alive and well around the world
A prominent rugby club is perpetuating a long, dark history of racism against Native Americans.
Cronkite News: Native basketball tournament readies post-COVID return
After a one-year absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Native American Basketball Invitational will return in July 2021.
Cronkite News: Voters cast millions of early ballots amid COVID-19
Voters are casting and dropping off ballots at sites throughout the nation, including Gila River Arena in Arizona’s largest city.
Tim Giago: We are human beings and not mascots for America’s fun and games
It’s time all Native Americans stood together as one.
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