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Indian relay team from Blackfeet Nation wins title at Calgary Stampede
Canada | Sports
Indian relay team from Blackfeet Nation wins title at Calgary Stampede (July 13, 2017)
Carlson Relay defeated three other Indian relay racing teams at the Calgary Stampede event in Alberta, Canada.

Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe rounds up horses
Environment | National
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe rounds up horses (February 10, 2017)
Reminiscent of old western days, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe has been conducting a round-up of wild horses, clearing range near public roadways for safety reasons.

Lakota Country Times: Indian school hosts 'Horse Nation' exhibit
Arts & Entertainment | Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Indian school hosts 'Horse Nation' exhibit (November 22, 2016)
An exhibit that explores how horses have shaped the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people is being presented at the Red Cloud Indian School’s Heritage Center.

Lakota Country Times: Indian relay races in Rapid City a success
National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Indian relay races in Rapid City a success (October 18, 2016)
The Professional Indian Horse Racing association completed its first ever sanctioned event in Rapid City in front of crowds of people from all walks of life.

Native Sun News Today: 'Horse Nation' exhibit opens in South Dakota
Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News Today: 'Horse Nation' exhibit opens in South Dakota (October 5, 2016)
According to Lakota artist, Don Montileaux, the horse has been with the Oceti Sakowin for many centuries before it was taken away and recently returned.

Lakota Country Times: Powwow and Indian relay unite for big event in South Dakota
National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Powwow and Indian relay unite for big event in South Dakota (September 29, 2016)
Two of the fastest growing entertainment ventures in Indian Country are partnering to provide Rapid City with an unprecedented weekend of indigenous entertainment.

Native Sun News: A rare and remarkable cowboy in Howard Hunter
National | Sports
Native Sun News: A rare and remarkable cowboy in Howard Hunter (September 7, 2016)
Children play cowboys and Indians, and the popular perception is that the Indian is diametrically opposed to the cowboy, and so to play properly, you must choose to be one or the other.

Native Sun News: Indian relay champion Hermis Tall passes away
National | Sports
Native Sun News: Indian relay champion Hermis Tall passes away (September 5, 2016)
Last month, the Indian horse relay racing world lost one of the greatest riders in history in Hermis Janis Tall.

Lakota Country Times: Lakota horseman honored for winning career
National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Lakota horseman honored for winning career (August 17, 2016)
Fred Ecoffey, one of the all-time Lakota horsemen, was honored for his life as a jockey.

Lakota Country Times: Indian relay group announces event at new venue
National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Indian relay group announces event at new venue (August 16, 2016)
There seems to be no stopping the growth of the Professional Indian Horse Racing Association.

Lakota Country Times: Lakota culture inspires massive sculpture
Arts & Entertainment | National
Lakota Country Times: Lakota culture inspires massive sculpture (August 11, 2016)
It’s about to be another very warm summer day in western South Dakota as Masayuki Nagase stands near his 'home-away-from-home' since 2013.

Lakota Country Times: Indian relay teams to compete at Pine Ridge
National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Indian relay teams to compete at Pine Ridge (August 3, 2016)
Teams from across the country are set to descend on the Pine Ridge Reservation during the Oglala Nation Fair to compete in the growing sport of Indian Relay.

Brandon Ecoffey: Indian relay surges in popularity in our communities
Opinion | Sports
Brandon Ecoffey: Indian relay surges in popularity in our communities (August 2, 2016)
The quick ascension of modern Indian relay is an example of how we have the ability to tap into our rich cultural history for ways to create economic development in our communities.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala team wins Indian relay title again
National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Oglala team wins Indian relay title again (July 26, 2016)
For the third consecutive year a team of Oglala Lakota horsemen have taken home the World Indian Relay Championship.

Lakota Country Times: Teams compete for Indian horse relay title
National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Teams compete for Indian horse relay title (June 27, 2016)
Since the first horse arrived on the plains Native people from across the Great Plains have competed to see who's horsemanship skills are the greatest.

Indian relay racers gear up for event hosted by Muckleshoot Tribe
National | Sports
Indian relay racers gear up for event hosted by Muckleshoot Tribe (May 25, 2016)
Indian Country will be able to catch all of the action on the Emerald Downs website.

Muckleshoot Tribe to host $50K 'Gold Cup' for Indian relay racing
National | Sports
Muckleshoot Tribe to host $50K 'Gold Cup' for Indian relay racing (April 28, 2016)
The nation's top Indian relay racing teams will compete for big prizes at the Emerald Downs in Washington in June.

Lakota Country Times: Exhibit focuses on 'Horse Nation' traditions
Arts & Entertainment | National
Lakota Country Times: Exhibit focuses on 'Horse Nation' traditions (March 14, 2016)
The arrival of the horse on to the great plains put in to motion a series of historical incidents that led to the rise of one of the most powerful nations North America has ever known

Horses on federal forest land in Arizona were once tied to tribes
Environment | National | Politics
Horses on federal forest land in Arizona were once tied to tribes (September 7, 2015)
No one from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community or the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has come forward to claim the animals.

Native Sun News: Behind the scenes with Indian relay racing team
National | Sports
Native Sun News: Behind the scenes with Indian relay racing team (August 25, 2015)
Relay racing is now a major Indian rodeo event. Yet, media coverage of this wild melee is normally limited to an amazing photo of the winning team, colorful and bold.

Salt River Tribe opposes removal of wild horses on federal land
Environment
Salt River Tribe opposes removal of wild horses on federal land (August 5, 2015)
The U.S. Forest Service plans to round up horses from land adjacent to the reservation.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe hosts war pony races
National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe hosts war pony races (July 28, 2015)
Three Moccasin Park on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota was the site of the Oglala Lakota Nation Veteran’s horse races.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala riders win top Indian relay title
National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Oglala riders win top Indian relay title (July 23, 2015)
After four days of racing, a team of Oglala Lakota riders, outlasted their Crow, Arapahoe, and Northern Cheyenne pursuers to take home the title of Indian Relay World Champions.

Muckleshoot Tribe hosts season opener for Indian horse races
National | Sports
Muckleshoot Tribe hosts season opener for Indian horse races (June 23, 2015)
The Carlson team team from the Blackfeet Nation in Montana took home the top prize in the Indian relay.

Navajo Nation works on agreement to address horse population
Environment | National
Navajo Nation works on agreement to address horse population (June 5, 2015)
The Foundation to Protect New Mexico Wildlife wants to help the tribe prevent horses from being shipped to slaughterhouses.

Navajo Nation tackles large horse population on reservation
Environment | National
Navajo Nation tackles large horse population on reservation (May 15, 2015)
The tribe rounded up more than 8,900 horses in 2013 and the overwhelming majority were sold after no one came forward to claim them.

Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe plans roundup of horses
Environment | Law | National
Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe plans roundup of horses (April 10, 2015)
Animal rights groups are questioning a proposal to gather as many as 2,000 horses on federal land surrounding the reservation.

BLM struggles to manage wild horse population as herds grow
Environment | National | Politics
BLM struggles to manage wild horse population as herds grow (October 1, 2014)
Nearly 50,000 wild horses are in storage while another 48,000 roam on public lands.

Bill allows tribes to manage wild horse herds from federal land
Environment | Politics
Bill allows tribes to manage wild horse herds from federal land (July 15, 2014)
Some tribes have complained about wild horse populations on their reservations.

Navajo Nation reaches agreement for wild horse management
Environment | National
Navajo Nation reaches agreement for wild horse management (May 1, 2014)
The Navajo Nation has reached an agreement to manage and protect wild horses on the reservation.

Horse slaughter facilities prepare to open after court ruling
Environment | Law
Horse slaughter facilities prepare to open after court ruling (December 17, 2013)
Two controversial horse slaughtering are preparing to open after the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a temporary stay.

Roberta Conner: Columbia River tribes maintain horse traditions
Opinion
Roberta Conner: Columbia River tribes maintain horse traditions (September 5, 2012)
" Before the arrival of the modern horse into the local landscape in the late 1690s to 1700, dogs were the domesticated animal central to tribal village life across the...

Blackfeet Nation investigating reports of  starving horses
Law
Blackfeet Nation investigating reports of starving horses (February 28, 2012)
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana is continuing to investigate reports of starving horses on the reservation. Tribal officials responded to a complaint of about 20 to 30 starving horses. It...

Documentary focuses on horse program of the Nez Perce Tribe
Arts & Entertainment
Documentary focuses on horse program of the Nez Perce Tribe (January 4, 2012)
A journalist is nearing completion of a documentary that focuses on the importance of the horse to the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho. Janet Kern has been working on Horse...

Tim Giago: 'The outside of a horse is good for  inside of a man'
Opinion
Tim Giago: 'The outside of a horse is good for inside of a man' (November 21, 2011)
Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota Our daughter Susan’s mare Lacey got her rear left foot tangled in barbed wire. After making...

ArtsPost: NMAI celebrates legacy of   horse in new   exhibit
Arts & Entertainment
ArtsPost: NMAI celebrates legacy of horse in new exhibit (October 28, 2011)
'The legacy of the horse has just hit its stride at the National Museum of the American Indian, as the museum presents an expanded version of the exhibit “...

HCN: BIA and Crow Tribe lost money on big  horse roundup
Environment
HCN: BIA and Crow Tribe lost money on big horse roundup (May 13, 2011)
"We seem to have a morbid fascination with news stories and photographs of dead, dying or distressed animals -- something Montana has provided plenty of in the past two years....

BIA  generates $380K through sale of horses on Crow Reservation
National
BIA generates $380K through sale of horses on Crow Reservation (April 5, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs took in $380,365 from the sale of 804 horses on the Crow Reservation in Montana. The BIA rounded up the animals from Jim Leachman, a...

BIA's costs for horse roundup on  Crow Reservation     top $182K
National
BIA's costs for horse roundup on Crow Reservation top $182K (April 1, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has spent $182,000 to round up and process 829 horses on the Crow Reservation in Montana, regional director Ed Parisian said. The BIA hopes to...

BIA to start selling horses rounded up from Crow Reservation
National
BIA to start selling horses rounded up from Crow Reservation (March 29, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will start selling horses that were rounded up with the help of the Crow Tribe of Montana. The BIA paid the tribe $45,000 to round...

Crow Tribe begins rounding up  over  700 horses on reservation
National
Crow Tribe begins rounding up over 700 horses on reservation (March 22, 2011)
The Crow Tribe of Montana began rounding more than 700 horses on the reservation under a contract with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. About 50 tribal members are gathering the...

Native Sun News:  Cowboys & Indians  features  Phillip Whiteman
National
Native Sun News: Cowboys & Indians features Phillip Whiteman (March 21, 2011)
The following story was written and reported by Ernestine Chasing Hawk. All content © Native Sun News. LAME DEER, Montana — Northern Cheyenne Horseman Phillip Whiteman Jr. appears in the...

BIA to pay      Crow Tribe $45K to round up  horses    on reservation
National
BIA to pay Crow Tribe $45K to round up horses on reservation (March 16, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has entered into a contract with the Crow Tribe to round up an estimated 700 horses on the reservation. Most of the horses are owned...

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